Course Detail

Overview of the Real Estate Development Process RE106

Tuition: $725
Dates: 1/22/19 - 3/12/19
Location: PSY-Psych Bldg (64 - 86 Cummington) Boston, MA
Room Number: B49
Instructor: Anderson
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Meeting Times:
  • Tues. Jan 22, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. Jan 29, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. Feb 05, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. Feb 12, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. Feb 19, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. Feb 26, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. Mar 05, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. Mar 12, 2019  6-8:30 PM

Course Description



This course provides a practical overview of the real estate development process and the tools to carefully analyze a development or redevelopment project from a return and risk management perspective. Students will examine specific development projects and determine which development processes apply to each.

Topics: The role of each member of a development team; entitlements; key terms in construction and lease contract negotiations; market research techniques; development budget preparation; financial analysis and project financing; and design and operating guidelines for major property types.

Prerequisites



Fundamentals of Investment Analysis (RE 107) or equivalent experience with discounted cash flow analysis.

Scheduling Details

  • Offered in September, January, April

Textbooks and Class Materials

  • The Real Estate Game: The Intelligent Guide to Decision Making & Investment (1999), Poorvu & Cruikshank ISBN-13: 9780684855509 OPTIONAL HBS Case Study
  • 9-381-081: “Savannah West” REQUIRD; HBS Case Study
  • 9- 396-001: “503 Cricket Road” REQUIRE; HBS Case Study 9- 391-021: “Regency Plaza” REQUIRED

Please note that prices are subject to change.