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Real Estate (RE)

College of Business Administration

RE 300 Principles of Real Estate (3) Principles affecting the allocation and utilization of real estate resources, including legal, physical, economic elements; valuation; market analysis; finance; investments, and public and private externalities affecting the allocation and utilization of real estate resources.

RE 310 Real Estate and Environmental Law (3) Property rights, land tenure, agency, contracts and negotiation theory, title conveyancing and escrow, mortgage instruments, fair housing, state and federal environmental policy.

RE 320 Real Estate Finance and Investment (3) Financial and investment techniques used to evaluate real property and real estate security investments.

RE 330 Real Estate Appraisal/Analysis (3) Analysis of real property, including feasibility analysis, market analysis, income property capitalization, and general real estate valuation techniques.

RE 340 Administration of Real Property Assets (3) How business firms and investors manage their real property assets in terms of the legal, financial, and physical dimensions of real property. Case studies in hotels, condominiums, and office buildings in the environment in Hawai‘i.

RE 351 Tourism Destination Development (3) Examination of the interrelationships of social, economic, and physical aspects of total resort development, with emphasis on physical development of tourist centers and resort areas. Pre: TIM 101.

RE 390 Current Topics in Real Estate Analysis (3) Consideration of various special concepts and problems in real estate. May be repeated for credit with permission.

RE 399 Directed Reading and Research (V) Reading and research in a special area within the major field under direction of faculty member(s). Project must include statement of objectives, outline of activities planned, results expected, and how they are to be reported and evaluated. Must be approved in advance by the department chair and faculty adviser.

RE 673 Business Property Administration (3) Use of real property resources by business firms, including determination of real property requirements, development, financing, investments, legal environment, and valuation of business real estate.

RE 674 Real Estate Investment Analysis (3) Development of strategic business plans for the optimization of a firm’s real property assets. Includes facilities utilization audits, contingency planning, and the impact of new techniques.

RE 675 Development of Real Property (3) Economic, market, and financial analyses of real property projects by students organized into teams. Includes site analysis and acquisition, planning, design, and construction.

RE 690 Topics in Real Property Analysis (3) Consideration of selected special issues currently impacting real property in Hawai‘i and the Pacific Basin. Repeatable.