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CRE Launch Program

9-week training starting June 1, 2023
Accepting applications now through March 27, 2023

The CRE Launch Program was created to attract and retain high quality talent in the industry. Graduates have gone on to enjoy successful careers in property management, brokerage, lending, underwriting, and insurance for dozens of commercial real estate companies.

The program consists of in person classes, online coursework, assignments, projects, mentorship and networking. It requires 10-15 hours a week commitment from the students but is designed for those working full time.

Classes commence in the summer of 2023 and will run for nine weeks. The program provides participants the opportunity to develop practical skills and expand their knowledge of commercial real estate.

The program is open to upperclassmen in college as well as new commercial real estate professionals looking for training. Students from more than ten universities and eight brokerage firms have participated in this program.

Courses Offered


Easily attend courses remotely

  • Welcome to Foresite
  • Introduction to CRE
  • Meet the Players
  • Inbound Sales
  • CRE Math 101
  • Commercial Leases 101
  • Landlord Representation
  • Tenant Representation
  • Property Management 101
  • Property Accounting
  • Business Development (Leasing)
  • Business Etiquette & Communication
  • Creating a Submarket Report
  • Value of Representation
  • Office Systems & Tech
  • Commercial Title Insurance
  • Foresite Marketing
  • CRE Macro Economics
  • Tenant Improvements 101
  • Leasing Templates
  • Accounting for Non-Accountants
  • Intro to Investment Sales
  • Inv. Sales 101 - Pricing & Risk
  • Inv. Sales 102 - Leverage
  • Inv. Sales 103 - Cashflow Model

Launch Program Teachers



topics covered

  • CRE Math 101
  • Commercial Leases 101
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Lease Abstracting
  • Property Management 101
  • Selecting and Identifying Comparables
  • Entitlement Process
  • Title Issues
  • CRE Macro Economics
  • Accounting for Non-Accountants
  • Reconciliations
  • Property Taxes
  • Commercial Financing Instruments
  • Retail Development
  • Office Development
  • Multifamily Development
  • Intro to Investment Sales
  • Inv. Sales 101 - Pricing & Risk
  • Inv. Sales 102 - Leverage
  • Inv. Sales 103 - Cashflow Model


We are looking to identify the next class of up and coming commercial real estate professionals and assist them in acquiring valuable knowledge and connections. The class size has been limited to 30 students in order to maximize impact through knowledge, application, independent thinking and networking.

15 hours of coursework per week
1 - 2 classes per week
Meetings with assigned mentor

To apply, click the link below and upload your resume, cover letter and a link to your LinkedIn profile. 
Selected students will be announced in April.


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what graduates say


Having been part of Foresite’s Commercial Real Estate Training Program, I can say that this is an incredible opportunity to be mentored by industry leaders and veterans from Foresite Commercial Real Estate. Bethany, Chad, Alexandria, and the whole Foresite team were amazing to work with and were always willing to meet virtually one-on-one and provide insightful information for our course work. I’m grateful to have been part of Foresite’s 2020 Training Program, as I made so many connections and it led me to my current employment at NorthMarq!

Edith Gonzales, Investment Sales Analyst at Northmarq Capital

My career is in commercial lending and this is where the class really helped me become both more confident in talking to customers about development projects but also underwriting their projects.

Kyle Bubela (Class of 2021), Banking Professional at Jefferson Bank