A Codifying “Best Practices” Guide to Effectively Managing the Entire Real Estate Investment Process
The Handbook of Commercial Real Estate Investing delivers an authoritative “best practices” approach to the three major areas of the industry: investment transactions, asset management, and enterprise management. Skillfully written by John McMahan, a leader of the U.S. commercial real estate investment industry, The Handbook of Commercial Real Estate Investing presents state-of-the-art methods needed to successfully invest in and manage commercial properties such as office buildings, shopping centers, industrial buildings, apartments, and hotels.
Designed to codify the industry “best practices” encouraged by financial institutions, The Handbook of Commercial Real Estate Investing offers:Complete guidelines for the critical “due diligence” stage of the investment processEffective asset management techniques for leasing, property management, and tenant relationsDetailed procedures for reporting to investors on the financial performance of the real estate portfolioInformation on using technology in the “due diligence” processA wealth of sample forms and checklists used in real estate investmentA valuable glossary of real estate investment terms
Authoritative and easy to use, The Handbook of Commercial Real Estate Investing will serve as a valuable strategic guide to managing the overall real estate investment process, as well as a “best practices” tool for improving each operating area.>
McGraw-Hill Education; May 2006
- ISBN: 9780071491785
- Edition: 1
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- Title: The Handbook of Commercial Real Estate Investing
- Author: John McMahan
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Education
About The Author
John McMahan has enjoyed a professional career in real estate as an investment manager; public board member; consultant; educator and writer; and industry and community leader. In the 1980's, he merged his firm with Mellon Bank to form Mellon-McMahan Real Estate Advisors and, as CEO, built the firm into the 16th largest pension advisor in the nation. In 1996 he became Chairman of BRE Properties and led the public apartment REIT in a restructuring and expansion program from $300 M in assets to over $3 B in eight years. He is currently an advisor to California State Teachers Retirement fund and other real estate investment organizations.
In addition to his business activities, he taught real estate at the Stanford GSB for 17 years and at the Haas Graduate School of Business (UC Berkeley) for 5 years. In 2006, John received an award from Harvard University for Lifetime Achievement in Real Estate Education. Previously, he received the Louise L. and Y. T. Lum Award for Excellence in Teaching and the William S. Ballard Award for writing.
He has written four books on real estate including The McGraw Hill Real Estate Pocket Guide (1979), Property Development (1989), Cases in Commercial Real Estate Investing (2005), and the Handbook of Commercial Real Estate Investing (2006). He is currently working on Professional Property Development which will be published by McGraw Hill in Spring, 2007.