Wharton GIS Lab


Urban Real Estate Economics (Susan Wachter)
REAL215-401 2015A, Cross Listed: REAL724
Prerequisites: FNCE 100 & 101
Spring 2015

Urban Real Estate Economics uses economic concepts to analyze real estate markets, values and trends. The course focuses on market dynamics in the U.S. and internationally, with an emphasis on how urban growth and local and federal government policies impact urban development and real estate pricing. A group development project gives hands on experience, and invited guest speakers bring industry knowledge. Besides the group project and presentation, problem sets are required along with a midterm and an optional second exam.