Excel Tips and Shortcuts for Real Estate Professionals: ULI Online

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September 12, 2013
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Online DC United States
David Mulvihill, Vice President, Professional Development


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September 12, 2013    1:30 – 3:30 p.m. EDT

Do you know how to use Excel to build quick models but would like to learn how to reuse what you build? The biggest challenge for intermediate Excel users is to learn how to build models that are not only powerful and customized for a particular project, but also contain reusable components. This information-packed webinar will present tips, shortcuts, and strategies so that you can reuse what you build in multiple models and save substantial time.

Attendee Takeaways:

Learn how to structure your financial models for maximize efficiency

Learn how to build a library of reusable tools

Learn how to best plan your “attack” when designing a financial model


Joshua KahrJosh Kahr
Kahr Real Estate
New York, NY

Joshua Kahr is the founder and principal of the Kahr Real Estate. He is a nationally recognized expert in real estate market analysis, finance, and investment. His primary responsibilities include managing the operations of the firm, business development, and overseeing projects.

He has constructed numerous financial models for a wide range of real estate investments including condominiums, rental apartments, office buildings, industrial parks, and shopping centers. Kahr Real Estate is now established as a “go to” firm for the audit and review of existing financial models. Examples include a $200,000,000 three phase, mixed use transit oriented development in Salt Lake City and a $1,000,000,000 project in Bethesda, Maryland.

The last job that he held before dedicating himself full time to his consulting business was as Senior Director in the Real Estate Investment Banking division at GVA Williams (which is now known First Service Williams). His work involved the identification of potential acquisition opportunities, the management of dispositions, and the supervision of transactions. While there, he sold 18 properties for a Fortune 100 client including 510 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. This 62,000 SF office building deal was nominated for REBNY’s “2000 Most Ingenious Deal of the Year Award.”

Kahr has delivered workshops throughout the United States and in foreign location such as Tokyo, Dubai, London, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He is on the faculty at Columbia University as an adjunct associate professor. He currently teaches the year-long real estate finance course in Columbia’s MS in Real Estate program to all of the approximately 100 students. He has also taught real estate finance and real estate market analysis at the graduate level at New York University, Georgetown University, and Kellogg (Northwestern University).

Kahr has a Master of Science in Real Estate from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Reed College. He is on the Board of Directors for Monmouth Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: MNR), a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust.

Registration Fee

Members: $125
Nonmembers: $165
Public Sector Member: $100
Public Sector Nonmember: $135