LVM 209 – Land Investment

Course Title: Land Investment

Prerequisites: Acceptance to MLVM or Consent of Instructor

Number of Units: 3

Course Description: Analysis of investment opportunities in real property

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Interpret and apply the concepts and principles of real property investment decisions;
  • Analyze environments in which investment decisions are made;
  • Develop cash flow statements;
  • Apply various investment criteria; and
  • Analyze case studies of real property investment.

Course Outline:

Module 1. Investment Decisions and Real Estate Investments

Module 2. The Real Estate Investment Market

Module 3. Real Estate Investment Mathematics

Module 4. Discounted Cash Flow Models

Module 5. Operating Decisions

Module 6. Financing Decisions

Module 7. Investment Analysis of Real Estate Development Projects: Overview and Background

Module 8. Investment Analysis of Real Estate Development Projects, Part 2: Economic Analysis