The Development Project

The course places students in the role of developer of an international or domestic site for which they will produce project proposals that meet financial, market, regulatory, design, environmental, and social metrics for successful development. The interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of real estate practice will be experienced by real estate students working in teams with urban design, architecture, planning, and landscape architecture students enrolled by lottery in two option studios expressly paired with the class. Real estate and option studio students will visit their international or domestic sites early in the semester and meet with stakeholders. The final review will reveal fully realized and realistic development proposals.

This course is required for and limited to sudents in the GSD Master in Real Estate Program.

This course is only open to students in the GSD Master in Real Estate Program.