BUS 486 - Real Estate Equity Investment
This course presents information on investment in and valuation of income-producing real estate, both in public company and direct property formats. It examines the relationship of project and entity valuation to various financial and performance metrics, sources and uses of capital, and management decisions. Direct investment concepts covered include cash flow analysis, net present value, internal rate of return and yield capitalization in addition to public market measures such as Fund From Operations and financial reporting via SEC filings. The course also focuses on different property sectors within the real estate industry along with the tools and resources available to conduct relative valuations. Real world examples and applications are used to highlight these analytical techniques as are outside speakers.