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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions R Real Estate Studies REAL
Real Estate Studies REAL

Instruction offered by members of the Haskayne School of Business.

Real Estate Studies 317       Real Estate Development and Urbanization
Fundamentals of the real estate industry from bare land to built form, including land development and regulatory body approval acquisition. Exploration of the context of city building, including topics such as the conflict between use value and exchange value of land, political economy of space, globalization trends, sustainability, gentrification and social movements.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and 54 units (9.0 full-course equivalents).
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; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) 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; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents).
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; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) including Business and Environment 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; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) including Marketing 317.
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Real Estate Studies 567       Project-Based Capstone
Opportunity to use classroom learnings in an applied setting through engagement with four distinct sectors of the real estate industry. Sectors may include: commercial developers, brokerage firms, residential developers (greenfield and infill), municipal government and consulting firms. On-site instruction at representative companies will be provided. Completion of projects will be based on site experiences.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(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 717       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; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Masters in Business Administration and Finance 601.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Real Estate 717 and either Management Studies 789.03 or 789.05 will not be allowed.
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Real Estate Studies 727       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; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Masters in Business Administration.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Real Estate 727 and Management Studies 789.09 will not be allowed.
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Real Estate Studies 737       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; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Masters in Business Administration.
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Real Estate Studies 747       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; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Masters in Business Administration and Marketing 601.
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Real Estate Studies 757       Fundamentals of Real Estate Development and Urbanization
Topics include the process of developing land and gaining approvals from regulatory bodies in the real estate industry, learning how to go from bare land to built form. Exploration of the context of city building, including topics such as the conflict between use value and exchange value of land, political economy of space, globalization trends, sustainability, gentrification and social movements.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Masters in Business Administration.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Real Estate 757 and either Management Studies 789.04 or 789.08 will not be allowed.
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Real Estate Studies 767       Advanced Real Estate Development
Opportunity to use classroom learnings in an applied setting through a re-development plan for designated site(s), complete with supporting market and financial analyses. The course may include site visits.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Masters in Business Administration and Real Estate 717 and 727.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Real Estate 767 and either Management Studies 789.12 or Environmental Design 683.69 will not be allowed.
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