Enhance your ability to analyze the financial risks and opportunities of today's real estate marketplace by leveraging quantitative analytics techniques taught in popular MIT graduate courses. Over the course of two accelerated days, you’ll master common real estate financial analysis methods, acquire new approaches for financial modeling, and assess cutting-edge quantitative tools for managing portfolio risk.
THIS COURSE MAY BE TAKEN INDIVIDUALLY OR AS PART OF THE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN REAL ESTATE FINANCE & DEVELOPMENT
Real estate investment markets, like other markets and the underlying economy, face times perhaps more uncertain than any in over a generation. Crises ranging from climate change to migration to pandemics raise questions for real estate investors. To be successful in today's uncertain market, commercial real estate industry participants need at least some familiarity with not only the basics, but also some more advanced and cutting-edge real estate financial analysis techniques, approaches to financial modeling, newly available real estate data sources, and quantitative tools available to manage portfolio risk.
This course provides insights into analyzing the investment risks and opportunities in today's marketplace by utilizing quantitative analytics taught in popular graduate courses at MIT. Current real estate investment market dynamics and trends, possible developments in securitization and derivatives, example transactions and identification of the most active capital sources will also be discussed.
This course has been approved for 16 CPD credits toward renewal of the CoreNet Global MCR designation.
- Understand fundamental financial economic concepts and tools as applied to real estate investment.
- Become conversant with the cutting-edge of real estate investment, relevant for institutional investment management.
- Understand the basics of real estate risk management techniques and products.
Who Should Attend
This course is applicable to a wide range of professionals across the real estate, banking, finance/investment, and insurance industries. Specifically, the course may be of interest to analysts and investment professionals, fund managers, investment portfolio managers, financial advisors, investment bankers, fixed-income analysts, financial risk managers, global financial market specialists, and professionals working in macroeconomic policy. More generally, this class can be valuable to anyone dealing with global financial markets and real estate investments.
Laptops or tablets are required to access course materials. All materials will be distributed electronically.
The course runs 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday-Wednesday. Please note all times are US Eastern Daylight Time. Schedule is subject to change.
TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
Portfolio Theory & Real Estate
Classical Mean-Variance Optimization and the Risk Parity simplification applied to the mixed asset (total wealth) portfolio implications for real estate.
Commercial Real Estate Investing & Portfolio Construction
Institutional real estate investment industry, portfolio foundations, and top-down/bottom-up strategies.
Introduction to Derivatives
Gain an understanding of the most fundamental or derivative contracts including forwards, swaps, and options.
Hedging Real Estate Risk
Using derivatives and other financial contracts to minimize risks associated with real estate investment.
Sruyvesant Town Case Discussion
Discussion of one of the largest and most complex private real estate investment deals in history.
Private Equity in Real Estate
This session will cover the nature of private equity investment in real estate and discussion of current best practices.
CRE Price Index Based Derivatives
Concept and possibility for synthetic investment, revolution of the industry.
Industry Academic Panel
Exploration of Real Estate capital market innovations.
We fully expect to resume on-campus Short Programs courses during the Summer of 2022. However, the possibility remains of ongoing disruption and restrictions due to Covid-19 which may require that the course be delivered via live virtual format. Please read more here.
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How the course is taught, from traditional classroom lectures and riveting discussions to group projects to engaging and interactive simulations and exercises with your peers.
What level of expertise and familiarity the material in this course assumes you have. The greater the amount of introductory material taught in the course, the less you will need to be familiar with when you attend.