United States

Back to the future?

How real estate due diligence has changed post recession

WHITE PAPER

Download white paper

Ten years into an impressive real estate recovery, investor appetite is burgeoning and valuations are trending towards the extremes. The fierce competition for assets is also having critical ramifications for the due diligence process. Both buyers and sellers need to adjust accordingly. 

This doesn’t mean investors should abandon their underwriting discipline. Rather, investors need to work harder (and faster) to ensure that their assumptions remain accurate and reasonable. Due diligence efficiency and thoroughness are now more important than ever.

While timelines are being compressed, the depth of analysis is reaching unprecedented levels. Today, a transaction not only digs deep into the analysis of current net operating income, but it also factors in a myriad of expense items, the underlying assumptions associated with every appraisal and every competitive market analyses, and detail-oriented property condition assessments. 

Failure to adjust to this new due diligence environment can lead to unfavorable investment outcomes.


additional insights

Maximizing value when analyzing a technology, media and telecom entity

Learn the key analyses to evaluate a TMT business, providing insight into the potential upsides and pitfalls of a transaction.

RSM launches M&A360™

RSM launches RSM launches M&A360™ An outcome-driven framework focused on enhancing value creation throughout the life of an investment

Keys to addressing the EBITDA impact of COVID-19

COVID-19 EBITDA analyses are imperative. A mutual understanding between a buyer and seller of the financial model assumptions is key

Q2 2020 Dealmaker Roundup

An in-depth discussion addressing health care deals during COVID-19, the surge of telemedicine and the business of hospitals.

AUTHORS


How can we help you?

To discuss how our team can help your business, contact us by phone 800.274.3978 or


Related Resources

Real Estate Insights

Capabilities

Key Professionals