Urban Economic Development
This course examines the evolution in theory and practice of economic development concepts, programs, and projects in cities, with particular emphasis on the New York metropolitan area. It seeks to provide a basic understanding of forces affecting economic development strategies, information on successful and unsuccessful approaches, and an opportunity to engage in a critical analysis of current thinking and current issues in economic development.
You'll Walk Away with
- An understanding of how and why urban economic development is critical to the real estate industry
- The ability to develop a framework to consider commercial real estate development in urban settings
- Working professionals with an interest in the development of commercial real estate in large urban environments, such as New York City
- Members of the CRE Finance Council (CREFC)