The 2012 REALpac Training Courses

The 2012 REALpac Training Courses

Coporate Responsibility & Sustainability in Commercial Real Estate - Level II
October 10, 2012 - Toronto (Corrected)
Level II will build on REALpac’s original CR&S course and will help participants understand the latest green building practices and take sustainability programming and reporting to the next level. 
>Challenge and enhance your knowledge of LEED – What does it really do?  What doesn’t it do? 
>Learn how to lead – or contribute to – the development of a sustainability strategy and implementation plan 
>Learn from other colleagues and identify strategies for overcoming common corporate sustainability ‘pain points’ 
>Identify sustainability issues & performance indicators most relevant to your business
>Detail a framework for a credible sustainability report
This course is designed for people who are interested in, or have been tasked with contributing to their organization’s corporate responsibility & sustainability activities. If this sounds like you, then click here to register now!


Global Reporting Initiative: Sustainability Reporting for Commercial RE Professionals - 2 Day Course
October 11, 2012 & October 12, 2012 - Toronto
Participants will gain an understanding of the GRI framework and how it ought to be applied in the commercial real estate context through: 
>Specific examples and exercises tailored to address the learning needs of commercial real estate professionals
>Training on sustainability reporting drivers, practices, case studies and trends based on Sustainalytics’ annual review of the sustainability disclosures of approximately 4000 companies
To gain demonstrable knowledge of context, drivers, best sustainability reporting practices in commercial real estate, and key steps in GRI’s reporting and materiality process, click here to register now!


Valuation in Commercial Real Estate - Two Day Training Course
October 25, 2012 & October 26, 2012 - Toronto
Our Valuation course will benefit those active in the areas of underwriting, acquisition/disposition, investment sales, asset management, and valuation. It will provide participants with a practical understanding of valuation fundamentals and will help to dispel commonly held valuation myths. This course will help you: 
>Develop a better understanding of the colour and nuance that shape those principles and which are not commonly found in real estate literature or textbooks
>Better understand the components of a discounted cash flow analysis
>Learn how to properly balance valuation metrics (IRR’s, income yields, price per square foot) and understand where and why they can be misleading
To attend this course, click here and register now!


Finance & Investment in Commercial Real Estate - Two Day Training Course
November 7, 2012 & November 8, 2012 - Toronto
This course combines theory and industry practice to examine current topics and emerging issues in the increasingly complex world of real estate finance and investment. Through hands on experience and practical application, you will learn to: 

>Value income property using a variety of metrics
>Link investors’ expected equity returns to property level returns, debt costs and leverage amount 
>Quantify the incremental risks associated with the use of debt financing
>Understand CMBS, CRE CDOs and mezzanine debt and their roles in the credit crisis
                                                      To gain these skills and much more, click here to register now!

on September 7, 2012