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Real Estate Development Fundamentals

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This program focuses on understanding the role of the real estate developer and the primary steps and stages in the real estate development process, including identifying development opportunities; defining financial objectives and the development program; preparing project schedules and budgets; undertaking feasibility studies incorporating zoning, environmental, design, market, and financial factors; evaluating risks and rewards and defining risk management strategies; defining site selection criteria and gaining site control; negotiating required entitlements; assembling and managing the development team; creating the appropriate legal ownership entity structure; securing debt and equity financing; managing the design and construction process; marketing the asset; and managing the completed asset, including both property management and asset management.

Instructor: Edward Marchant, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Graduate School of Design.

14 CEUs

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