Schack Institute of Real Estate
Advanced Real Estate Development and Investment Transactions
This course will provide an advanced overview of real estate development and investment whether that development activity occurs here in the U.S. or overseas. The course will highlight differences and similarities between development activities in a variety of locations and of various property types. Students will analyze the differences in development methodology and consider how they could be advantageously applied in the U.S. Specific topics will include market perceptions, financing methods, construction methods, and sustainable design concepts. Students will make a trip to a selected foreign university for about one week during the course to attend lectures, tour specific development projects and meet with local developers, banks, investors, etc. A comprehensive paper and presentation on specific topics will be required as a term project. Prerequisites: Completion of all Tier I and II courses, with the exception of Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Y64.1080. In addition, it would be beneficial, but it is not required, for students to have taken the Planning and Design Issues (Y64.2400) and Land Use and Environmental Regulation (Y64.2410) courses.