University of Technology Sydney

17704 Property Development Finance

Requisite(s): 12535c Development Feasibility and Modelling AND 15142c Property Development Process
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This is a core subject usually taken in the second year of the Master of Property Development (C04008). It is important for developing problem-solving capabilities, and understanding the basic 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; specialised financing techniques including hybrids, long-term and offshore finance; project finance; and evaluation techniques and risk management. Students are involved in developing financing strategies for property development projects, building discounted cash flow (DCF) models for making financing decisions, and analysing risk using sensitivity and scenario analysis. Students' learning experiences also include working in the computer laboratory, online activities, group discussions and independent reading.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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