Urban Design

Term: Winter 2021
Class Number: 716
Credits: 3
Required: Yes
Elective: No

/ UD 716

Urban Economics, Finance and City Making

This seminar covers urban economics and real estate finance concepts through the study of integrated approaches to project development. The seminar provide an overview of public and private development strategies in contemporary urbanization logics. Private investment issues include market feasibility, valuation and risk, and project financing and complex deal structuring. Public investment issues include community benefits agreements, social housing, pricing of urban infrastructure and public transport, public sector development, legal, policy, planning and inclusionary zoning issues. The course seeks to build proficiency in a cohesive model of project development that accounts for multiple perspectives in city making.


Class Instruction Mode:  Online

Tue 8:30-10:00am   additional 1.5 hours will be arranged by instructor


Kit McCullough