REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS
FIN7565: Real Estate Investments
(Previously titled Real Estate Investment Fundamentals)
(3 Credit Elective)
This course provides in depth coverage of real estate investing and investment decision making for income producing properties. Topics include valuation, financing, capital markets, development and operations of income-producing real property and issues surrounding the ownership, financing and regulation of real estate. Through readings, lectures and case studies, we will explore how investors identify projects, determine value, design marketing strategies, and obtain financing in the debt and equity markets. This course will include an introduction to the value creation process of real estate development. The course will cover how investors evaluate and finance development projects. Topics include the unique debt and equity financing considerations for both income producing rental properties and for sale condominium projects. The course will also cover Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT's) as an investment vehicle.
The course will use lecture materials, case studies and an example property to illustrate key real estate investment concepts for both investing in existing properties and for developing properties.
Prerequisite: FIN7200 or FIN7800
This course is typically offered in Fall and Spring.
Course Level:Graduate Elective (Grad)