Schack Institute of Real Estate
Real Estate Urban Economic Development
This course explores the economic, social, and political forces that shape cities, real estate demand, and urban economic development. Students examine urban economic theory and practice, including the methods by which local economic development projects are created, evaluated, and implemented. The financing of urban economic development projects is also considered. Topics include public-private real estate development partnerships, development on public land, zoning and urban renewal, tax incentives, exactions, affordable housing, public infrastructure, landmark preservation and community facilities.