Development and Finance (CONS6906)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To enable students to explore the concept of property development and the concepts that underpin its management.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Restriction: CONS6818.
Topics include: 

Property development overview
Reviewing the concept of real property and improvements on land, Nature of property development, Property development process and major players, Development risks and risk management strategies
Feasibility analysis
Research and market analysis, Highest and best use analysis, Basic financial feasibility analysis, Land acquisition, Detailed financial feasibility analysis, Testing the variables
sensitivity and probability analysis,
Measures of profit and return on capital employed; Software available for preparing feasibility analysis
Funding projects
Sources of funds; Using different funding streams at different stages; Funding bodies' requirements;
Security provisions; Mortgages and amortization
`Whole of life' cost benefit techniques
Reviewing the six basic discounted cash flow calculations; The meaning of discount rates; Life cycle cost analysis;
Uncertainty assessment in life cycle cost analysis
Market impacts on development decisions
Triple bottom line analysis, Price escalation (inflation), Taxation, Market indicators and trends,
Sustainable development, Marketing plans in property development, Developer behaviour during market cycles
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5294

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
2 Oct 18 - 13 Nov 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (183-1104)
4 Oct 18 - 15 Nov 18 LectureThursday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (183-1104)

Class: 5891

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
3 Oct 17 - 14 Nov 17 LectureTuesday13:00 - 17:00 ( )
5 Oct 17 - 16 Nov 17 LectureThursday13:00 - 17:00 ( )
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management), Bachelor of Construction (Property Development), Bachelor of Construction (Construction Economics), Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management.

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