CRE Basics: Underwriting Retail and Valuation

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CRE Basics: Property Inspection and Environmental Analysis

Dates and Lessons:
Wednesday, September 16: Types of Retail, Lending Platforms, and the Lending Process
Wednesday, September 23: Deriving Retail Income and Expenses
Wednesday, September 30: Retail Valuation
Wednesday, October 7: Retail Lending Risks and Risk Mitigants

1:00 - 2:00 PM EST (Wednesday, September 30 is from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST)


The goal of Underwriting Retail and Valuation is to help participants understand the basic concepts of underwriting a retail property. This four-part, instructor-guided online course reviews the various types of retail, how retail income and expenses are derived, important retail lease clauses, and how retail is valued. The course concludes with a discussion of common retail lending risks and risk mitigants. Underwriting Retail and Valuation is one of eight courses in MBA Education's CRE Basics series.


Attendees can expect to:
  • Identify lending platforms in the capital market that provide retail financing
  • Describe the various types of retail properties
  • Outline key components to the retail market
  • Interpret the income and expense categories common for retail properties
  • Demonstrate how income and expenses are projected
  • Describe how retail properties are valued
  • Summarize common risks related to retail lending and associated risk mitigants

Who Should Attend?

  • Originators
  • Loan Processors
  • Analysts and Junior Analysts
  • Loan Closers
  • Servicers
  • Individuals seeking a career in commercial real estate


The instructor names will be announced closer to the course start date.

Please note:

MBA Diversity and Inclusion scholarship opportunities are available for this offering. Click HERE for more information.


This course is held every Wednesday from September 16 - October 7 2020. Classes will be held from 1:00 PM EST - 2:30 PM EST.