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Office Real Estate

New York, NY
October 04, 2018

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Sutton Zhang

Email: Mobile: 347-***-****


Columbia University May.17 May.18

Degree: Master of Real Estate Development

(Real Estate Finance and Investment Direction, cross registration in MBA finance coursework) Shenyang University of Technology (SUT) Sept.12 May.17 Degree: Bachelor of Architecture (Double major in Finance) GPA: 3.9/4.0


Real Hospitality Group, New York Jul.18 Sept.18

Acquisitions Analyst

Financial underwriting and pro-forma modeling with Microsoft Excel. Underwrote and analyzed hotel investments throughout the country, conducted independent research to compile investment underwriting packages and memorandums. Consolidated the potential investment into both qualitative and quantitative review packages for senior members.

Performed in-depth economic and demographic research for identified new acquisitions and target markets.

Conducted and coordinated due diligence activities involving the financial operations, analysis of market competitors, synthesis of third party reports, assessment of physical deficiencies and renovation opportunities, franchise applications, and tracking of any changes to financial projections. Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Tianjin Jul.16 Sept.16

Capital Markets Summer Analyst

Created the financial model to meet China’s specific regulations for Joy City (a class-A shopping mall). Responsible for financial analysis and underwriting. Recognized for bolstering the acquisition consultancy for Blackstone Group.

Performed asset-level and market-level due diligence. Collected and analyzed monthly leasing transactions data for office buildings in Tianjin. Gathered market information through independent field work and direct contact with brokers, appraisers and developers. Synthesized information and drew conclusion on future market rent, absorption, vacancy, and liquidity in the investment market.

Conducted research on the office market in Binhai Hi-tech Industrial Development Area. Authored a research article about

"strata-titled" buildings that was published on the firm’s website.

Authored leasing consultancy report for Luneng Plaza (a grade A office building), including analysis of supply and demand, analysis of competing properties, target tenants and rental suggestions. XWG Architecture Studio, Beijing Jul.15 Oct.15

Participated in projects at Beijing Tripod Center (a commercial complex) and Kaidi Industrial Park(346,225sqm).

Provided Sketch Up modeling, created the physical model, drew diagrams, sections and plans for the two projects. Assisted in designing the parametric facade.

Prepared presentation materials for conference meeting with developers. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Impact Prediction of Real Estate Tax System Reform on House Price – Based on Family Microcosmic Perspective Instructor: Prof. Jun Jiang May.14 Sept.14

Designed and issued questionnaires to gather information from residents in Shenyang.

Based on the data, used SPSS to apply the Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) method to the data.

Explored the relationship between expected housing prices and exogenous impacts from elements in the proposed tax reform plan including tax rates, credits and timing. HONORS AND AWARDS

SUT Excellent Student, First-class Scholarship 2016

Second-class Prize in National College Students Green Buildings Design Competition 2015

Member of the Digital Architecture Design Association (DADA) 2015-present SKILLS AND INTEREST

Software: Microsoft Office, Excel Financial Modeling, ARGUS, AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign.

Languages: Chinese: Native, English: Fluent, German: Beginner.

Hobbies: Charcoal sketching, watercolor painting, member of SUT’s tennis team, travel and architecture photography, writing my online column about urban life in China.

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