Course Catalog and Schedule



Real Estate Finance and Investments (FINC-454-0)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats

Description:
This course is an introduction to the most fundamental concepts, principles, analytical methods and tools useful for making investment and finance decisions regarding commercial real estate assets. We begin the course by considering investment in fully operational income properties. Later, the course takes a close look at real estate capital structure and operating companies. The course concludes with an examination of commercial real estate financing, with an emphasis on public and private mortgage markets. We will study commercial real estate using the tools and framework of modern corporate finance and investments, while focusing on the institutional features unique to the real estate industry. The course provides the intuitive and analytical underpinnings of property valuation, deal structuring, and debt pricing. As such, it is useful for students with industry experience as well as students without a real estate background who may be interested in learning more about real estate as an asset class or those who are contemplating making future real estate investments, both personally and professionally.

Prerequisites:
FT Students Not Exch: FINC-430-0 OR FINC-440-0

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Academic Year Term   Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2014-2015 Fall 2014 FINC-454-0 Real Estate Finance and Investments 61 1 Furfine, Craig Tue/Fri 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (101) N View exam date, time, and room by logging in to Exam Registration System.
2014-2015 Winter 2015 FINC-454-0 Real Estate Finance and Investments 61 1 Furfine, Craig Mon/Thu 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G27) N Multiple times available 3/14/15 – 3/17/15. Registration open 1/22-3/1.
2014-2015 Winter 2015 FINC-454-0 Real Estate Finance and Investments 62 1 Furfine, Craig Mon/Thu 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (166) N Multiple times available 3/14/15 – 3/17/15. Registration open 1/22-3/1.
2014-2015 Winter 2015 FINC-454-0 Real Estate Finance and Investments 71 1 Nathanson, Charles Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (109) N
2014-2015 Spring 2015 FINC-454-0 Real Estate Finance and Investments 61 1 Nathanson, Charles Tue/Fri 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Evanston Jacobs (G44) N Multiple times available 6/6/2015 – 6/9/2015. Registration open 4/24-5/25.
2015-2016 Fall 2015 FINC-454-0 Real Estate Finance and Investments 61 1 Nathanson, Charles Mon/Thu 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Evanston TBD (Room TBA) N
2015-2016 Fall 2015 FINC-454-0 Real Estate Finance and Investments 71 1 Nathanson, Charles Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago TBD (Room TBA) N
2015-2016 Winter 2016 FINC-454-0 Real Estate Finance and Investments 61 1 Furfine, Craig Tue/Fri 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Evanston TBD (Room TBA) N
2015-2016 Winter 2016 FINC-454-0 Real Estate Finance and Investments 62 1 Furfine, Craig Tue/Fri 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Evanston TBD (Room TBA) N
2015-2016 Spring 2016 FINC-454-0 Real Estate Finance and Investments 61 1 Furfine, Craig Tue/Fri 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Evanston TBD (Room TBA) N