Real Estate Management & Development

Courses

REMD 110 Introduction to Real Estate Management 4.0 Credits

Introduces real estate management and its evolution into a multi-billion dollar professional industry. Real estate management topics include career opportunities, operations, finance, marketing, risk management, landlord-tenant laws, and Fair Housing Act. Examines the competencies necessary for operating and managing real estate investment properties, including detailed examination of leadership, operational policies, contract management, and financial aspects of multifamily, office, and industrial properties.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

REMD 320 Sustainability in the Built Environment 4.0 Credits

Integration of sustainable practices in the built environment, including energy and environmental resource efficiencies, are examined and evaluated in the planning, design, development, renovation, construction, and management of real estate investment assets. The impact of resiliency on real estate, community development, and city planning is also examined.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

REMD 375 Real Estate Finance 4.0 Credits

Surveys all methods of financing real estate. Topics covered include funding sources, interest rates; cost of funds; taxation; capitalization rates; mortgages; secondary mortgage markets; governmental financial agencies; leverage and property valuation; and real estate in a portfolio context. Decision-making models, pro-forma analysis, lease valuation, and feasibility analysis for various types of properties are employed.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore
Prerequisites: FIN 301 [Min Grade: C]

REMD 410 Real Estate Investment and Asset Management 4.0 Credits

Examines the fundamentals of finance as it applies to real estate investment and asset management. Identifies the skills necessary to maximize the value of real estate assets through effective operations and financial management practices. Topics include detailed study and analysis of ownership objectives of real estate investors and financial reporting, including acquisitions, dispositions, and new development. Provides tools and decision-making models to manage asset performance, including revenue maximization, property valuation, operating budgets, pro formas, net operating income, cash flow, internal rate of return, and return on investment.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is REAL.
Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore
Prerequisites: REMD 110 [Min Grade: C] and FIN 301 [Min Grade: C] and REMD 375 [Min Grade: C]

REMD 491 Senior Capstone in Real Estate Management & Development 4.0 Credits

An overview of current issues affecting real estate management, e.g. ethics, social justice, legislation, human resources, environmental, and economic. Decision-making and professional management practices are also examined. Experiential learning occurs throughout the course via strategic in-depth research and analysis of a multifamily rental investment asset. The course culminates with the development of a Management Plan for the multifamily rental investment asset. Students will work with faculty to design a Management Plan that will fulfill both his/her real estate management interests as well as the broader capstone objectives.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is REAL and classification is Senior.
Prerequisites: REMD 110 [Min Grade: C] and REMD 310 [Min Grade: C] and FIN 301 [Min Grade: C] and ARCH 432 [Min Grade: C]

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