RED 601. Introduction to Real Estate Development and Urbanism.. 3 Credit Hours.

Fundamentals of real estate development of urban places, including the many cha llenges of the development process such as analyzing market sectors and develop ment opportunities, comprehending the development context of regulation, public policy and politics, raising investment capital, assembling land, program form ulation, building types, construction management, marketing, and sales.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

RED 610. Financing Urban Real Estate Development. 3 Credit Hours.

Concepts and techniques for analyzing financial decisions in property developme nt and investment including: real estate economics and investment performance m easurement, leasing and property income streams, pro forma analysis, basics of equity and debt valuation, income tax and leverage considerations, mortgages, a nd deal structures. Emphasis financing individual projects.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

RED 620. Real Estate Law. 3 Credit Hours.

Fundamentals of law and the entitlement process, including contractual aspects of real estate development, finance, management and ethical issues and a real-w orld overview of the review and approvals process.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

RED 630. Market Analysis for Urban Markets. 3 Credit Hours.

Identification of critical market factors that determine development opportunit ies. Topics include business and construction aycles, regional and urban growth trends, commercial and industrial location theories, and advanced demographic analysis and projection techniques to project and analyze occupancy, rental gro wth, absorption, and competitive supply.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

RED 640. National Charrette Institute (NCI). 1 Credit Hour.


Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

RED 650. Complex Urban Real Estate Transactions. 3 Credit Hours.

Real estate transactions and deal structuring from the development perspective. Using the casestudy method, the course explores the key components and the disciplines needed forsuccessful real estate transactions and projects.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

RED 660. Urban infill, Preservation & Mixed Use Development.. 3 Credit Hours.

Builds students' competencies for infill and redevelopment practice focusing on : mixed-use development, transit oriented development, barriers and solutions f or urban infill development, urban site analysis, repositioning of urban land, vacant and underutilized properties, lon-term land leases, tax incentives, hist oric preservation, public-private partnerships, business improvement districts, tax increment financing, community (re)development districts, parking strategi es, and urban housing types.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

RED 670. construction and Project Management. 3 Credit Hours.

Management of construction projects including legal considerations and techniqu es of management science applied to construction. Includes engineering methods of cost and time estimating, and exercises in applications of engineering econ omics, flow charts, tracking progress, construction contracts, indemnity agreem ents, and network planning techniques including CPM and PERT.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

RED 680. Entrepreneurship: Building A Real Estate Development Company. 3 Credit Hours.

ocuses on management and business practices for building new urban real estate firms capable of leading the industry and assuming competitive advantages over conventional models.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

RED 690. Integrated Real Estate Development Case Studies Practicum. 3 Credit Hours.

Students integrate and apply their learning and skills to complex problem-solvi ng involving a series of intensive real world cases of urban real estate develo pment. Focuses on project feasibility and helps hone the required set of devel opment skills.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Summer.

RED 699. Capstone: Real Estate Development and Urbanism Charrette. 3 Credit Hours.

An intensive real estate development and urban design studio in which students are part of a multi-disciplinary team on an urban development project. Focuses on comprehensive analysis, project planning, feasibility and program developme nt through the application of advanced development skills in an urban context.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Summer.