Financial Analysis of Development Projects
The Financial Analysis of Development Projects course provides a combination of analytical theory and practical tools needed to evaluate the financial feasibility of complex value added and opportunistic real estate investments. This includes speculative land, land development, and commercial and residential rehabilitation and development for all property types: office, industrial, retail, multi-family and mixed-use. Accounting, risk management, taxation, capital markets and organizational issues influencing the financial viability of these real estate projects will also be considered and discussed. It is designed as an introductory to intermediate experience level course. Class sessions are primarily lecture type with substantial participation and discussion expected from the students. Outside speakers, group activities, case studies and exercises will be utilized to reinforce and apply the concepts. Assessments are designed in such a way as to measure student knowledge of content.