General Questions

  • Walk me through your resume.
  • Why did you decide to go back to school (for grad students)?
  • Do you like working in teams?
  • How did you hear about our firm?
  • What is your favorite project of ours?
  • Who else are you interviewing with?
  • What are your salary expectations?

Real Estate Questions

  • Why did you decide to pursue a MDes, MSRED, MAUD, MArch instead of a MBA?
  • Why are you interested in real estate?
  • Case: Why would two identically-designed buildings on the same block be valued differently?
  • How would you appraise a building's value?
  • Walk me through the entitlement process.
  • Walk me through the development process.
  • Identify different investors - how are they different? Why?
  • Why do you want to invest in [City Name] right now?
  • How do you determine a site's highest and best use?

"Do you have any
questions for us?"

  • How do you organize the ____ department? By region? By partner? By product type?
  • Is the internship program a formal program? Will I be with other summer associates?