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Navigating Distressed Assets in Commercial Real Estate

This course provides a comprehensive overview of distressed properties in the real estate market, focusing on commercial real estate assets. Participants will gain a deep understanding of the various types of distressed properties, how to identify them, conduct due diligence, and formulate investment strategies. Through real-world case studies and practical insights, students will learn how to navigate the challenges and opportunities presented by distressed real estate assets.


Method of Course Presentation: Internet

Course Category: Professional Development

Course Textbook and Outline Information:

This professional development course consists of one hour of original materials created by Connect Classroom in collaboration with experienced subject matter experts in the commercial real estate field.

Refund Policy: Courses are non-refundable

Learning Objectives:

  • Define Distressed Properties: Understand the concept of distressed properties in real estate and differentiate between types of distress, including financial, physical, operational, and market-related distress.
  • Identify Distressed Properties: Develop the skills and techniques to identify distressed properties through market research, networking, and thorough due diligence.
  • Conduct Due Diligence: Learn how to conduct comprehensive due diligence on distressed properties, including legal, financial, and environmental assessments, to evaluate investment risks and opportunities.
  • Assess Investment Risks: Identify and assess the potential risks associated with distressed asset investments, including legal, financial, and market risks.
  • Formulate Investment Strategies: Develop effective investment strategies for distressed properties, considering various financing options, acquisition methods, and risk mitigation techniques.
  • Evaluate Financial Viability: Analyze the financial aspects of distressed properties, including cash flow projections, renovation costs, and exit strategies.
  • Navigate Legal and Regulatory Considerations: Understand the legal and regulatory landscape of distressed property investments, including foreclosure laws, zoning regulations, and tenant rights.
  • Apply Market Analysis: Utilize market analysis techniques to assess the market conditions and trends that affect distressed property investments.
  • Implement Value-Adding Strategies: Explore strategies for adding value to distressed properties, including renovation, repositioning, and property management improvements.
  • Create an Investment Plan: Develop a comprehensive investment plan that aligns with individual investment goals and risk tolerance.

Instructor/Industry Expert(s):

  • Matthew Ody, GSI, CNE® Industry Expert, InstructorInstructor at Connect Classroom


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