Today, cities across the world are shaped by new forms of urbanism, a growing awareness of environmental challenges, and evolving cultural identities. The focus of this two-day program is on developing a broader understanding of how the master planner or designer’s skills contribute to more resilient cities and futures. Panel discussions, field work and interactive activities will explore environmental, economic, and social issues. Read more about The Resilient City: New Discoveries at the Intersection of Planning and Urban Design
This program will present critical "nuts-and-bolts" real estate finance principles and practices in a simple, understandable, and interactive manner that will demystify the real estate financing process ─ regardless of participants’ prior real estate finance experience. Read more about Real Estate Finance Fundamentals
This program focuses on understanding the role of the real estate developer and the primary stages and steps in the real estate development process, including identifying development opportunities; defining financial objectives and the development program; preparing project schedules and budgets; undertaking feasibility studies incorporating zoning, environmental, design, market, and financial factors; evaluating risks and rewards and defining risk management strategies; defining site selection criteria and … Read more about Real Estate Development Fundamentals
Understanding how cross border real estate works will allow us to create successful strategies and take advantage of arbitrage situations between different economies. Real estate is a highly cyclical industry. Everyday, developers make vital decisions that can have profound effects in the success or failure of our investments. Read more about International Real Estate Strategies and Deal Negotiation
Global tourism has experienced a steady growth over the past five years and is expected to continue. A two trillion dollar revenue in an industry that employs over 60 million people, the importance of where all these travelers stay has never been more relevant.
Retailing—the exchange of goods, services and experiences—is in the midst of change unprecedented in modern times. In a time when the internet globally democratizes shopping, and social media exercises an outsized and immediate influence upon consumer behavior, the demand by people around the world for public places where both commerce and socialization thrive has never been greater.
As economic conditions improve and the pace of development accelerates, forward-thinking real estate leaders must position their firms to seize new growth opportunities and maximize asset values. With the Real Estate Management Program, you'll discover ways to lead your real estate organization through periods of market and industry change, examine land valuation and market demand, and manage projects across vendors, suppliers, and capital sources.