Fall 2012 MBA Course

B8314-001: Real Estate Finance

M - Full Term, 05:45PM to 09:00PM

Location: URI 142

Instructor: Christopher Mayer

Corequisite(s): B6302

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The course focuses on the set of concepts and techniques used to analyze and finance income-producing real property. It starts with the characteristics that make real property different, including cash flow uncertainties, debt sources and tax features. It then considers the available strategies and structures of real estate finance, including capital structure choices for construction and permanent financing. Extensive use is then made of cases to illustrate the range of choices and outcomes.



Christopher Mayer

Paul Milstein Professor of Real EstateProfessor Mayer is Paul Milstein Professor of Real Estate and Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School. His research explores a variety of topics in real estate and financial markets, including housing cycles, mortgage markets, debt securitization, and commercial real estate valuation. Dr. Mayer is also a principal at Longbridge Financial, a new and innovative company focused on developing and delivering reverse mortgage products to...

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