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USC Gould School of Law

Real Estate Development, Entitlements and Zoning (formerly Real Estate Law and Business II)     LAW-629

This course offers an end-to-end look at the various facets of the complex real estate development process, from land acquisition, to the sale and marketing of completed projects.

Course topics will include: the relationship between developers and architects; the basics of zoning and land use controls; the subdivision and entitlements process; environmental issues related to development; the interplay between public entities and private developers; constitutional limits on governmental fees; construction contracts and lending; and real estate investment deal structures.

Units 2, 3, 4, 5
Grading Options Numeric Only
Exam Type In-class Exam
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement No
Prerequisites Real Estate Transactions and Finance (LAW 605)

Grading Options: vary with the professor

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