Principles affecting the allocation and utilization of real estate resources, including legal, physical, economic elements; valuation; market analysis; finance; investments, and public and private externalities affecting the allocation and utilization of real estate resources.
Property rights, land tenure, agency, contracts and negotiation theory, title conveyancing and escrow, mortgage instruments, fair housing, state and federal environmental policy.
Analysis of real property, including feasibility analysis, market analysis, income property capitalization, and general real estate valuation techniques.
How business firms and investors manage their real property assets in terms of the legal, financial, and physical dimensions of real property. Case studies in hotels, condominiums, and office buildings in the environment in Hawai‘i. Business majors only.
Consideration of various special concepts and problems in real estate. Repeatable unlimited times.
Reading and research in a special area within the major field under direction of faculty member(s). Project must include statement of objectives, outline of activities planned, results expected, and how they are to be reported and evaluated. Must be approved in advance by the department chair and faculty advisor. Repeatable unlimited times.
Financial and investment techniques used to evaluate real property and real estate security investments.
Development of strategic business plans for the optimization of a firm’s real property assets. Includes facilities utilization audits, contingency planning, and the impact of new techniques.