URBP 555 Real Estate and Planning (3 credits)

Offered by: Urban Planning (Faculty of Engineering)


Urban Planning : Basic concepts of real estate and property rights and how these are valued. The specificities of property markets and their segmentation. The paradox of realestate uniqueness. Actors and processes of realestate development and investment in practical terms (proforma analysis, investment analysis, leases and property management) and broader terms (institutional investors, financialization). Segmentation of development processes among local, supralocal and international actors, including consultants. Roles of the planner and planning regulations; how these affect property values and property development with specific reference to Québec planning legislation and powers. Market evaluation and analysis of the development potential of specific sites.

Terms: Winter 2025

Instructors: Shearmur, Richard George (Winter)

  • (3-0-6)

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken URBP 617 in winter 2017.

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