Real Estate Environment
- Module code
- Module leader
- Simon Huston
- Module level
- Module credits
- Min study time
- 150 hours
- Contact Hrs within study time
- 8 hours (Distance learning)
- Teaching period
- Varies (Distance Learning)
This module is delivered in three major units:
- Real estate diagnostics – understanding complex real estate systems and sub-markets (regions, cities, landscapes, places, property stock, infrastructure, demographics, social structure, communities, economics and local politics)
- Real estate sub-market analytics (structure and dynamics)
- Real estate strategies – ‘smart’ investment and resilient development solutions.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Collect relevant market intelligence
- Analyse real estate data
- Formulate a private or public sector real estate strategy
- Write a real estate business case.
|Coursework||1 x essay||20%|
|Coursework||1 x business case||20%|
Students should be familiar with the content of at least one of the following:
- Freedman, L. (2014) Strategy: A History. Oxford University Press.
- Mcdonald, J. and Mcmillen, D. P. (2013). Urban economics and real estate: theory and policy. Hoffman
- Rees, W. and Hayward, R. (2002) Valuation principles into practice. Bell and Bain
- Sclar, E, D., Volavka-Close, N. and Brown, P. (2013) The Urban Transformation Health, Shelter and Climate Change. Routledge
- Shapiro, E., Mackmin, D. and Sams, G. (1943) Modern methods of valuation, 11th edition. London, Routledge
- Un-Habitat Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility, UN Global Report on Human Settlements 2013. Routledge.