Market analysis and development is an applied course in market analysis of housing, office and real estate markets.
The aim of the course is to give you knowledge of theories behind the methods of market analysis used by real estate firms. Students will gain the skills needed to succeed in today’s dynamic work environments, gain a firm understanding of issues and problems facing the real estate industry, develop an understanding and appreciation for leading edge research used to solve problems in real estate markets, and be prepared for the work in the industry. This course in market analysis and development will prepare you for work in the real estate field, within consultancy firms, institutional investors and building companies.
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Content and learning outcomes
Market analysis and development is an applied course in market analysis of housing and real estate markets from an international perspective, with special emphasis on the US and Swedish experiences. The aim of the course is to give you knowledge of theories behind the methods of market analysis used by real estate firms. The course will also help you to develop skills in methods for markets analysis. This course in market analysis and development will prepare you for work in the real estate field, within consultancy firms, institutional investors and building companies.
Intended learning outcomes
The course should enable you to develop skills in methods for market analysis and development of housing and retail properties by:
- Identifying the criteria for determining the appropriate level of a market analysis.
- Being able to determine if a site meets physical, regulatory and environmental requirements – the productivity analysis of the project.
- Discuss the various theories or models of urban growth and how they relate to real estate market analysis.
- Recognizing macro determinants in equilibrium, cyclical patterns in the real estate market and the relationship between the national business cycle and the local real estate cycle.
- Being able to delineate a market area, as well as to identify and collect the market data needed to evaluate supply, demand and then quantify the market gap.
- Analyzing the financial feasibility of the development measuring cash flows, costs, loans, profits, etc.
Through case studies, the course should also enable you to identify stakeholders of real estate projects; developer, clients, local government, tax payers, special interest groups, etc. and each points view.
Literature and preparations
Eligibility to the master programme in Real Estate and Construction Management.
Market Analysis for Real Estate, Fanning, Appraisal Institute.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
- ÖVN1 - Coursework, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Other requirements for final grade
Requirements for final grade is pass of examination and course work.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
- In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
- In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web AI2102