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Courses - Fall 2017
RDEV
Real Estate Development
RDEV250
People, Planet, and Profit: Building Sustainable Places
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Also offered as: ARCH271.
Credit only granted for: ARCH271 or RDEV250.
An introduction to building communities, commonly referred to as real estate development and involving multiple professions and disciplines, including Architecture and Urban Design, Community Planning, Historic Preservation, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Law, Finance and Accounting, that have to come together to build more sustainable places for the future by emphasizing the quadruple bottom line of: (1) financial viability, (2)environmental sensitivity, (3) social/cultural responsibility and (4) sustainable design. The course will provide students with an understanding of the fundamental principles and processes of these disciplines and examine the intersections between them. Students will learn through field studies, lecture, discussion, presentations and interactions with multiple professionals
RDEV270
(Perm Req)
Tax and Accounting for Real Estate Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of ARCH-Real Estate Development; and must not be in a major in the Robert H. Smith School of Business; and must not have completed BMGT210, BMGT220, or BMGT221.
An understanding of key tax and accounting principles and how they impact real estate development for students in the minor in real estate development is the purpose of this course. This course is geared for science, arts and humanities students who otherwise in their major would not take an accounting course as part of their major.
RDEV350
(Perm Req)
Real Estate Development: Introduction to Principles, Process, and Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in RDEV250.
Restriction: Permission of ARCH-Real Estate Development.
Credit only granted for: RDEV150 or RDEV350.
Formerly: RDEV150.
An introduction to the basic principles of real estate development: How real estate and communities get built and how value is created. The emphasis is on entrepreneurship and an experiential learning approach to the entrepreneurial real estate development process, principles, and practice.
RDEV450
(Perm Req)
Foundations of Real Estate Finance and Investment
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in RDEV250. And RDEV270; or an approved accounting course. And must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in RDEV350.
Restriction: Permission of ARCH-Real Estate Development.
Real Estate Finance and Investment addresses how real estate value is established, the fundamental foundations of the time value of money, as well as more real estate specific applications of return on investment, net operating income, the components of a real estate sources and uses statement, sources of real estate equity and debt financing, commonly used debt ratios and equity returns in real estate, as well as concepts of sensitivity analysis and exit strategies.
RDEV630
(Perm Req)
Real Property Finance and Investment
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of ARCH-Real Estate Development.
Credit only granted for: RDEV630, RDEV688B, or URSP664.
Formerly: RDEV688B.
This course is designed to introduce students who have experience in real estate finance or have taken an introductory course in real estate finance and investment to move to this intermediate course that addresses foundational concepts of commercial real estate finance and the measures used in analyzing and evaluating real estate projects. Quantitative analysis and financial modeling comprise the main focus.
RDEV635
(Perm Req)
Capital Markets and Real Estate Investments for Developers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: RDEV630, URSP664, or RDEV688.
Restriction: Must be in Real Estate Development (Master's) program; or permission of ARCH-Real Estate Development.
Credit only granted for: RDEV635 or RDEV688F.
Formerly: RDEV688F.
An advanced course in real estate finance focusing on capital markets and complex financing mechanism in the public and private markets for raising capital for development of public, private and public/private projects.
RDEV688C
Selected Topics in Real Estate Development; Writing Case Studies in Real Estate Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
RDEV688E
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics in Real Estate Development; Negotiations and Conflict Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
RDEV688I
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics in Real Estate Development; Capstone Seminar in Real Estate Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department and completion of 21 RDEV credits.
RDEV688J
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics in Real Estate Development; Principles of Urban Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of the department.
RDEV688K
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics in Real Estate Development; Tax and Accounting for Real Estate Developers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department.
RDEV688L
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics in Real Estate Development; Commercial Leasing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: RDEV688A, RDEV630, and permission of department.
RDEV688T
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics in Real Estate Development; Introduction to Practice and Process
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
RDEV688Z
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics in Real Estate Development; Introduction to Real Estate Finance Basics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
RDEV689M
(Perm Req)
Current Topics in Real Estate Development; Market Analysis and Valuation
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of the department.
RDEV689W
(Perm Req)
Current Topics in Real Estate Development; Essential Elements of Developing Hospitality Procedures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
RDEV689Y
(Perm Req)
Current Topics in Real Estate Development; Guided Real Estate Development Project
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of the department.