University of Technology Sydney

17704 Property Development Finance

Requisite(s): 12535c Property Investment and Development Feasibility AND 15142c Property Development Process
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These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.



This is a core subject in the Master of Property Development (C04008). It is essential to develop problem-solving capabilities and understand the fundamental finance theories and their practical application in property development, together with communication and client presentation skills.

The subject covers the sources and types of finance available for various property developments; debt versus equity; specialized financing techniques including hybrids, long-term, and offshore finance; project finance; and evaluation techniques and risk management. Students develop financing strategies for property development projects, build discounted cash flow (DCF) models for making financing decisions, and analyze risk using sensitivity and scenario analysis. Students learning experiences include working in the computer laboratory, online activities, group discussions, and independent reading.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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