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Financial Analysis Tools for Commercial Real Estate


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Course Objectives
  • Apply The CCIM Institute Cash Flow Model to compare yields of three major asset classes (stocks, bonds, and income producing real estate) using a newly developed excel spreadsheet for the analysis.
  • Compare and contrast various measures of leverage and their correlation with risk.
  • Debunk various industry myths about what constitutes positive and negative leverage.
  • Apply tried and true Time Value of Money concepts to debt financing.
  • Determine effective cost of borrowed funds considering loan costs.
  • Examine various investment performance measures such as Gross Rent Multiplier, Capitalization Rate, Cash on Cash, Internal Rate of Return, and Net Present Value and how they relate to each other.
  • Do a complete before tax analysis of an income producing property using a customized Excel workbook for the analysis.

Course Description

Course Description

This course focuses on key investment fundamentals along with the technology needed to apply these fundamentals to make informed real estate decisions. A case study features a complete before tax discounted cash flow analysis of a suburban office building highlighting various performance measures common in the market place. 

Financial Analysis Tools for Commercial Real Estate provides the commercial real estate practitioner with financial analysis skills and technology needed to succeed in today's market.

As part of the course you will be provided with customized Excel spreadsheets designed to effectively and efficiently provide investment scenarios for you and your clients.

Pricing may vary based on location for classroom course.

Continuing Education (CE) Disclaimer 

CE credit for courses by The CCIM Institute is granted through local commissions and national governing entities. It is available on a state-by-state basis for broker and sales real estate renewal as well as select appraisal and finance renewals. Our state approval schedule is updated on a monthly basis.  

If you have questions, please email

Learn about CE requirements and courses available in your state 

To obtain CE credit, during course registration you must:  

-Purchase CE credit for each course that needs CE credit or you will not be able to access the CE certificate through your CCIM My Account. 

Before the course starts: 

-Complete your The CCIM Institute profile with your CE license information under the Professional Licenses tab in My Account. Enter the license type, number, state, and expiration date. 

Please Note: All forms and requests must be submitted within 3 days of the course completion to ensure it complies with state requirements and deadlines. If forms and requests are not submitted within 3 days, your CE will not be processed.  

If your real estate commission requires it, you must pass the course with the qualifying score. 


Tech Requirements
Tech Requirements

This course may require the use of a laptop or desktop computer with full Excel capabilities. Mobile devices, like iPads, tablets, and cellphones, will not run The CCIM Institute's macro-enabled spreadsheets.

PC: Microsoft Office 2000 or higher is necessary to run the The CCIM Institute macro-enabled spreadsheets.

Mac: Mac versions of Microsoft Office 2004, 2011, 2016, or 365 are required to run the CCIM Institute macro-enabled spreadsheets.

Browser: The CCIM Institute courses are optimized for use with the Google Chrome web browser.

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Online July 15, 2024 Online - Instructor Led Register
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