Schack Institute of Real Estate
Real Estate Development
This course provides an overview of the real estate development process from initial planning and visioning, through project feasibility and decision making, entering into partnerships and structuring project financing, design, entitlement and approvals, site acquisition, construction management project completion, leasing and asset management. Through readings, lectures, and guest lectures by industry practitioners, site visits and hands-on assignments simulating the development process, students will become familiar with the process in urban and suburban locations, for a range of uses, and under a variety of different financing, ownership and execution structures. The course will also examine contemporary and future trends, including sustainability, mixed use, public-private partnerships, trends in design, planning and the public realm.