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    May 16, 2022  
American University Catalog 2018-2019 
American University Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REAL-738 Real Estate Financial Modeling (3)

This course provides students with knowledge regarding fundamental and challenging modeling issues in the real estate industry. Students learn the key terminology of real estate and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), how to model an office development and sale with a cash flow waterfall analysis and returns allocation schedules, as well as the acquisition and renovation of a hotel. The course includes effective presentation of model outputs and comprehensive alternative risk analyses from models including break-even analysis and scenario analysis. In addition, students develop their skills in a variety of modeling issues associated with setting-up inputs, working with flexible time periods, and incorporating alternative financing structures. Usually Offered: spring. Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: FIN-614 .