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REP-606 Urban Economics and Market Analysis

1 Credits

The course provides an overview of urban economics and real estate market analysis. The class considers the general purposes and forms of real estate analysis and explores in depth some of the specific approaches to analyzing supply and demand for specific real estate product types, including residential, office, industrial, hotel, and retail. The class reviews the market factors and trends that influence real estate development decisions, as well as whether and how real estate development supports economic development in a range of settings. Key concepts and methodologies include surveys, market analyses, public participation and “main street management”.