REAL ESTATE (REES)

REES 201 - BUILDING CHICAGO: COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE & URBAN CORE

This course focuses on commercial real estate, the built environment that defines Chicago’s urban core. The growth and transformation of the urban core over the last century is viewed in relationship to public policy and private and public investment. We examine diverse topics (e.g., Millennium Park, Block 37, Marina City to Museum Park, Sears to CME, Sullivan to Gang, air rights, TIF districts) that illustrate the history, planning, politics, design, finance, construction and impact of Chicago commercial real estate development. The class will have guest speakers actively involved in Chicago real estate. Students will tour Chicago commercial real estate virtually and by land and river.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Honors Program

Course Notes: Honors Enrollment Only.

REES 351 - INTRODUCTION TO REAL ESTATE FINANCE

This introductory class reviews everyday finance from a real estate perspective anyalyzing simple mortage calculations to financial statement analysis of small scale projects. The course reviews the differences between residential and commercial financing, secondary mortgage markets and real estate portfolios.

Credits: 3

REES 398 - INTRODUCTION TO REAL ESTATE MARKET ANALYSIS

Introductory class in real estate, exposing students to basic concepts of assessing real estate market conditions for residential and commerical real estate properties. The students will have the opportunity to learn to conduct market analysis through a mixture of theory, practice and site visits on actual projects.

Credits: 3

REES 399 - SPECIAL TOPIC REAL ESTATE

Topics of interest to faculty and students on important issues in real estate. Check class schedule for specific topics and prerequisites by clicking on the red five-digit CRN.

Credits: 3