Commercial Analysis

Commercial investments have the greatest potential. Know which ones are worth the risk with the tools in Commercial Analysis.


Christian George

Christian George is a Businessman, Entrepreneur, and Real Estate Investor. Having been a licensed real estate agent for over 22 years and a licensed escrow officer for over 14 years, Christian is intimately familiar with every part of a real estate transaction from front to back.  Christian is currently the Content Director and an Instructor for Renatus as he continues to grow his personal portfolio. He loves sharing with students how to research a property, build a plan and strategy, and then close the deal. 


Can we see the future? Not quite, but this class will help you learn which property factors will influence price and future profitability of the project. Learn how to Identify and confidently analyze commercial property. Go beyond Google and find other online and in-person resources to gain understanding of multiple property information sources and how to spot possible development trends near your potential commercial investment. Ensure that when it comes to commercial property, you are comparing apples to apples in valuation, use, and location. Take a comprehensive look at financial statements, cap rates, break-even ratios, the pro-forma and other tools necessary to value the business and the property separately, and how to look at business performance to determine what potential borrowing capacity will be. Learn how to leave emotion out of the transaction and maximize each deal using controlled appreciation, amortized debt, and Gross Rent Multipliers. Determine what the property or business net operating incomes are, and how you and your team can make each deal profitable.

  • 1

    Introduction to Commercial Analysis

    Serial Entreprenuer, Christian George, has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to real estate.  His presentation on commercial analysis will certainly answer your questions and get you started in the right direction.

  • 2

    Definitions and Jargon

    Math equals money.  Learn how to analyze before you purchase to see the possible income outcome.

  • 3

    Leave Emotions at the Door

    Christian explains the four areas where you can generate a return.

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    • 4

      Appreciating Appreciation

      This section is all about cashflow and the critical tips you need to know on how to produce it.

    • 5

      Calculating Net Operating Income

      Christian teaches what spreadsheets are best to use when figuring your net operating income in different scenarios and how to use them.

    • 6


      Learn all the ins and outs of amortization and how you, as the investor, can control it.

    • 7

      Calculating Mortgage Interest

      What are the best ways to calculate your mortgage interest? Daily, monthly?

    • 8

      Where's the Value?

      Christian discusses ways to calculate value and shows you how to use them.

    • 9

      Good Information Leads to Great Deals

      Your instructor suggests that you need to verify your information to find the best deals.

    • 10

      Vacancy and Credit Loss

      Christian walks you through a calculation to help you determine if the value is where you need it to be before jumping into a deal.

    • 11

      Gross Rent Multiplier

      Your instructor discusses CAP (capitalization) rate, or the rate at which your money will come back to you.

    • 12

      Math = Money

      To make money in real estate investing, be sure to learn your math so you know your numbers before going into an investment.

    • 13

      Cap Rate Code

      Christian helps you understand how to interpret CAP rate.

    • 14

      Debt Coverage Ratio

      Your instructor discusses debt coverage ratio and covers what banks will expect.

    • 15

      Price/Expense Per Square Foot

      Christian goes over price per square foot and discusses the rule of 72.

    • 16

      Rules and Closing

      Your instructor covers how to calculate irregularly shaped properties and closes the class.

  • 16

    Rules and Closing

    Your instructor covers how to calculate irregularly shaped properties and closes the class.