Areas of Study

Course Overview

This course covers the major aspects of real estate finance and investment from the perspective of corporate, private, and public owners; investors; and users. Commercial properties will be emphasized. The course begins with an overview of the fundamentals of income producing real estate and builds on these concepts as we consider the forces that influence the cyclical, fragmented, and inherently local business of real estate investment. The course will expose students to current ¿real world¿ real estate finance and investment situations.

Prerequisites: BUS 351 and Business Administration or Accounting majors only, or permission of the department.

Credit: 3