COMM 486L - Sustainable and Strategic Real Estate Investment and Community Development

Note: COMM 486L is not expected to be offered again. Historical course information is presented here for reference only.

The results of unsustainable human development seem evident worldwide. Society needs more effective ways of using its skills and resources to create positive change. This course considers whole-systems views and trans-disciplinary approaches to the challenges and complexities of real estate in sustainable development, including:

  • a survey of the concepts of sustainability related to real estate investment, real estate operations and real estate development of sustainable communities.
  • strategies for implementing sustainable development in the primary activities of real estate.
  • identifying the key interrelationships in creating asset value and sustainable real estate development.
  • examining the outlook and trends in sustainable real estate best practices.

Prerequisite: COMM 307

Course credits:

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