Develops a strong strategic understanding of how best to deliver various types of projects in the built environment. Examines the compatibility of various project delivery methods, consisting of organizations, contracts, and award methods, with certain types of projects and owners.
Instructor: C. Gordon
TR (4:00-5:30) First half of the term 9-354
Instructor: Tod McGrath
Building on 11.351, studies key issues of principal asset management agreements, through the lens of the real estate developer/investor, in connection with the value creation, financing and restructuring phases of a real estate venture.
R (6:00-9:00) 9-354
Instructor: Walter Torous
Investigates the economics and finance of securitization, a practice that allows illiquid assets to be transformed into more liquid securities. Considers the basic mechanics of structuring deals for various asset-backed securities.
TR (9:00-10:30) 9-354
Instructor: Phillip Clay
Explores the policy tools and planning techniques used to formulate and implement housing strategies at local, state and federal levels.
T (2:00-5:00) 9-450A
Instructor: David Geltner
The evolving organization and operation of real estate capital markets. Sources of real estate capital. Primary and secondary mortgage markets. The investment behavior of real estate assets. The development of REITs and securitized debt markets.
TR (2:30-4:00) First half of the term 9-354
Instructor: David Geltner
Introduction to analytical tools to support design and decision-making in real estate and infrastructure development. Particular focus on identifying and valuing sources of flexibility using real options, Monte-Carlo simulation, and other techniques from the field of engineering systems.
TR (2:30-4:00) Second half of the term 9-354
Instructor: Karl Seidman
Focuses on the policy tools and planning techniques used to formulate and implement local economic development strategies.
MW (9:30-11:00) 1-246
Instructor: Ceasar McDowell
Provides students with an opportunity to do team projects in the Dudley neighborhood as part of a ongoing commitment of DUSP to work with the DSNI on projects ranging from the building design, housing, energy, food systems, education, economic cooperatives, community arts and
R (2:00-5:00) 3-403
Instructor: J. Phillip Thompson
This course begins with readings on the subjects of politics and planning, that is, the people. The initial classes will discuss the lives and perspectives of blacks, working class whites, and immigrants as illuminated through fictional narratives.
M (2:00-5:00) 9-450A