Commercial Real Estate is a major investment Asset Class creating a wealth of opportunities both for debt providers and equity investors to invest in and finance Commercial Real Estate transactions. Commercial Real Estate values are very sensitive to underlying economic fundamentals as well as the financial markets and interest rates. Additionally Commercial Real Estate values and performance are also influenced by specific factors such as the quality of the Real Estate, lease terms, tenant risk, market sector and geographic focus making it essential to understand the specifics of each Commercial Real Estate transaction.
The teaching approach emphasizes “learning by doing” using case studies and examples of specific transactions, where feasible, as the principal method of learning. There will 1 or 2 core case studies throughout the training, using the example of a single asset financing and a Commercial Real Estate Company supplemented by other cases / exercises to illustrate specific issues in the programme.