Schack Institute of Real Estate

Real Estate and the Community: Legal Basis, Planning and Engagement

This course will focus on the legal zoning process required for developers to engage in before they are given approval for new construction projects to proceed. Students learn the fundamentals of how best to engage the local community so the real estate project receives government and community approval.Real estate development occurs in an economic, political, legal and community context. This course provides students the parameters within which real estate, especially development occurs; laws that control use of property, transfers and ownership; environmental considerations, well as community and political concerns.
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Associated Degrees