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University of Calgary Calendar 2021-2022 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions R Real Estate Studies REAL
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For more information about the Faculty offering these courses, see the Haskayne School of Business: haskayne.ucalgary.ca.

Real Estate Studies 317       Real Estate Development and Urbanization
Overview of the real estate industry value chain, from raw land and built form through asset management. Addresses different sectors and business models, environmental, political, social and technology considerations and trends.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and 30 units.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Real Estate Studies 317 and either Management Studies 559.17 or 559.22 will not be allowed.
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Real Estate Studies 427       Real Estate Investment and Analysis
Introduction to the instruments, techniques, and institutions of real estate finance, sources of funds and mortgage risk analysis. Residential and commercial real estate contracting fundamentals are also covered. Examination of the risk and rewards when investing in and financing both commercial and residential real estate deals. Concepts include investment, financing, site analysis, appraisals, lending, and management of real estate portfolios and corporate real estate.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and 60 units including Finance 317.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Real Estate Studies 427 and either Management Studies 559.19 or 559.20 will not be allowed.
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Real Estate Studies 437       Land Development and Planning
Introduction to the urban planning process and what is required to gain government approvals for land development proposals, from small-scale redevelopment projects to large-scale complete new communities. Topics will include: an overview of planning legislation; municipal processes and timelines; the risks and costs associated with planning approvals; stakeholder engagement; developing political acumen; and new trends in managing growth and achieving sustainability goals.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and 60 units.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Real Estate Studies 437 and Management Studies 559.23 will not be allowed.
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Real Estate Studies 447       Real Estate Legal and Operating Environment
Foundation of legal, regulatory and stakeholder issues affecting real estate. Topics include: real estate transactions, real estate brokerage, real property ownership interests, illegal discrimination in residential and commercial transactions, and other legal transactions involving real estate, such as sales and leases. Challenges within approvals processes based on government relations and stakeholder perceptions are also a focus.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and 60 units including Strategy and Global Management 395.
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Real Estate Studies 457       Real Estate Marketing
Marketing is essential to the success of any real estate development project. In this course, students review the role that marketing plays at each step in the development process, gain an understanding of changing real estate markets, and learn how to utilize market research information, develop and manage a marketing program, create unique project identities, and undertake an effective advertising and communications program.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and 60 units including Marketing 317.
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Real Estate Studies 559       Selected Topics in Real Estate Studies
Investigation of selected topics in Real Estate Studies.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and 54 units including Real Estate Studies 317. For certain topics, consent of the Haskayne School of Business will also be required.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Real Estate Studies 567       Project-Based Capstone
Application of classroom learnings to a project relevant to the real estate industry. Sectors may include: commercial developers, brokerage firms, residential developers (greenfield and infill), municipal government and consulting firms.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business, Bachelor of Commerce Real Estate Studies concentration, Real Estate Studies 317 and 427.
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Graduate Courses
Real Estate Studies 607       Fundamentals of Real Estate
Overview of the real estate industry value chain, from raw land and built form through asset management. Addresses different sectors and business models, environmental, political, social and technology considerations and trends.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Business Administration program.  
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Real Estate Studies 607 and any of Management Studies 789.04, 789.08, or Real Estate Studies 757 will not be allowed.  
Also known as:
(formerly Real Estate Studies 707)
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Real Estate Studies 627       Real Estate Investment and Analysis
Structure and operations of the Canadian mortgage and asset-backed securities markets. Topics include instruments, techniques, and institutions of real estate finance, sources of funds, mortgage risk analysis, and fundamentals of residential and commercial real estate contracting. Examination of the risks and rewards when investing in and financing both commercial and residential real estate deals. Concepts include investment, financing, site analysis, appraisals, lending, and management of real estate portfolios and corporate real estate.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Business Administration program and Finance 601.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Real Estate Studies 627 and either Management Studies 789.03 or 789.05 will not be allowed.
Also known as:
(formerly Real Estate Studies 717)
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Real Estate Studies 637       Land Development and Planning
Introduction to urban planning. Topics will include planning legislation, municipal processes and timelines, the risks and costs associated with planning approvals, stakeholder engagement, developing political acumen, and new trends in managing growth and achieving sustainability goals.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Business Administration program.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Real Estate Studies 637 and Management Studies 789.09 will not be allowed
Also known as:
(formerly Real Estate Studies 727)
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Real Estate Studies 647       Legal and Operating Environment
Foundation of legal, regulatory and stakeholder issues affecting real estate. Topics will include real estate transactions, real estate brokerage, real property ownership interests, illegal discrimination in residential and commercial transactions, and other legal transactions involving real estate, such as sales and leases. Governance models, legislation, policies and by-laws in relation to the business of real estate and land development.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Business Administration program.
Also known as:
(formerly Real Estate Studies 737)
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Real Estate Studies 657       Real Estate Marketing
Coverage includes real estate marketing programs based on theoretical principles, an understanding of changing real estate markets, marketing methods, research approaches and marketing program development.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Marketing 601 and admission to the Master of Business Administration program.
Also known as:
(formerly Real Estate Studies 747)
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Real Estate Studies 667       Real Estate Advanced Capstone
Preparation of a comprehensive development proposal or project in the real estate industry. Includes market and financial analyses, development planning and design, presentations, and contact with key industry sources.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Business Administration program and Real Estate Studies 607 or 707.
Corequisite(s):
Prerequisite or Corequisite: Real Estate Studies 627 or 717.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Real Estate Studies 667 and either Management Studies 789.12 or Environmental Design 683.69 will not be allowed.
Notes:
May include site visits.
Also known as:
(formerly Real Estate Studies 767)
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Real Estate Studies 668       Selected Topics in Real Estate Studies
Investigation of selected topics in Real Estate Studies.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Business Administration program and Real Estate Studies 607 or 707.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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