“One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.” ― Tom Wolfe
New York City's total property has been valued at a whopping $1 trillion USD, making the city's real estate among the most expensive in the world. A square foot alone of Manhattan real estate is valued at a record $1,497 USD. It's a giant and diverse market that provides millions of homes - whether they be luxury condominiums or old tenement-style buildings. Where better to learn the ropes of real estate than in the city where the total property is valued at roughly Mexico's nominal GDP? Real estate internships in New York City will provide aspiring professionals with the real-world experience necessary to launch a successful real estate career.
Interns will work alongside established industry professionals in leading real estate companies or construction firms. A real estate internship in New York City will equip a young person with the skills necessary to build a career in the industry. Real estate interns will take on responsibilities such as marketing strategy, financial analysis, research and more.
Your life in the Big Apple
Real estate interns in New York City live in private bedrooms in a residence set up for students, young professionals and interns. The accommodation is located in a safe New York neighborhood, just a few blocks away from Central Park. Close to cafes, museums and public transportation, interns will enjoy their time living the true New Yorker experience.
There's so much to see and do in New York City, a real estate intern will find it tough to narrow down the list of amazing places to spend the weekend. That being said, Central Park is an absolute must. Stretching 843 acres in the middle of the city, the park has appeared in dozens of Hollywood movies and is an iconic New York treasure. The park's hot spots include the Central Park Zoo and the elegant restaurant Tavern on The Green.
While enjoying their Saturday off, real estate interns can also enjoy a breathtaking view of the city with a ride on the Hudson River. If it's a rainy day, the city's numerous art museums are a great place to spend time soaking up American international art. The modern art museum, MoMA, is one of the city's most revered museums, with works by the likes of Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman and Picasso. The MET (Metropolitan Museum of Art) also tops the list of New York City's best museums.
Capital of culture
You never know what or who you're going to see when you're walking down the streets of New York City. The city is alive with culture and crawling with talented artists, actors, musicians from all over the world, making it a breeding ground for amazing music, movies, literature, live performances and more. On any given night, the city's hundreds of venues offer a wide variety of live music, with everything from jazz to folk to post-rock. Live comedy plays an important role in the city's performance scene. Big names like Aziz Ansari and Louis C.K. draw in crowds at comedy clubs like The Comedy Cellar.
“The most wonderful street in the universe is Broadway. It is a world within itself. High and low, rich and poor, pass along at a rate peculiar to New York, and positively bewildering to a stranger.” - Frank Rich
Keeping with its rich tradition of world-class culture, art and entertainment, New York City has one of the world's very best live theater scenes: Broadway. This collection of 40 professional stages attracts tourists from across the globe to see everything from irreverent musical comedies to Shakespearean tragedies. The best of the best work on Broadway, articulated best perhaps by Sammy Davis Jr., who said, "There's nothing that can match Broadway for stature and dignity." This explains why over 13 million people saw Broadway shows in 2014 alone.
Apply now for a real estate internship in New York City and boost your career!
Sources: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/01/16/nyc-total-property-value-surges-over-1-trillion-setting-a-record.html, http://www.cnbc.com/2015/10/01/manhattan-real-estate-hits-new-price-record.html, Wikipedia - Broadway theater, NYMag Time Out, nycedc.com, Wikipedia: Central Park, Demographics of NYC
Photo 2. based on Take me to Funkytown, by Kenny Louie, CC-by-2.0