Bob’s background is a diverse mix of both academic and professional experience having twenty-five years of investing in and developing commercial real estate for both profit and non-profit groups. From an academic perspective, Bob’s has taught in Master Degrees of Real Estate programs with a particular attention within real estate finance, structured real estate finance, development and forecasting using Excel and Argus A&E.
Since Bob began teaching in 1997 he has created his own forecasting models in Excel that are used within the classroom setting to apply to actual real estate investments. Other technologies used in the classroom include CoStar, REIS, Means Cost Data, that when combined provide students a tool kit of resources to evaluate and or restructure investments for both ground up developments and existing cash flow assets. Grounded in the principal that students “learn by doing” using actual projects, Bob creates a variety of scenarios that challenge the students to employ critical thinking while pulling from their tool kit to arrive at solutions.
RE 508 – Financial Modeling for Real Estate I – Excel