This course provides insight into the industry for people who deal with real estate developers or want to learn how the development industry is structured, how it functions, who the players are, what motivates them, and how they interact. You’ll benefit from a variety of personal stories from developers with a wealth of experience.
Real Estate Development from the Inside Out
For campus-based courses, registration may close up to one week before the course begins.
For online offerings, the registration deadline is one week before the course begins. Your course begins on the first date listed and ends six days after the last date listed. The interim dates/times are not your actual online class times.
Carla Guerrera, VP Land Development, Darwin Construction
Mazyar Mortazavi, President, TAS Design Build (Toronto)
Damon Chan, Development Manager, Westbank Corporation
Tom Davidoff, Director, Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate, Sauder School of Business, UBC
What will I learn?
By the end of this course, you will be able to do the following:
- Describe the history of real estate development and key factors affecting the industry
- Demonstrate your understanding of “the developer,” forms of development ownership, potential partners, and the development process
- Explain how value is added to land, residual land calculations, development requirements, and forms of control
- Describe sources of funding and financial terminology
- Demonstrate your understanding the market and types of projects
- Apply what you’ve learned through case study analysis
How will I learn?
- Case studies
- Small group discussions
Who should take this course?
- Planners, architects, and landscape architects
- Engineers, developers, builders, and real-estate professionals
- Elected officials
- Transportation professionals
- Staff of non-profit organizations
- Environmental professionals
- Local, provincial, and federal government administrators and project managers
- Lawyers, financiers, and community advocates
Textbooks and learning materials
We will provide custom course materials.
Professional development credits
AIBC CES participants, PIBC members and BCSLA members may self-report for continuing education learning unit consideration.