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BADP3002: Property and the Built Environment

This unit provides an introduction to the theory and practice of contemporary property development. Students will develop an understanding of the theory of property and the professional's role in the delivery of development projects involving different sectors, project types and stakeholders. Students will work on a case study site, often with an industry partner. The unit introduces basic: construction and tenure types, project costings; an overview of the construction industry; and timelining a construction project. On completion, students will be able to identify major stakeholders and understand project feasibilities with accompanying risk mitigation measures. Students will develop an understanding of contemporary property development, its effects on cities, its role in the economy, and the processes and stakeholders involved.

Code BADP3002
Academic unit Urban and Regional Planning and Policy
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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DAAE1001 and BADP2002
Corequisites:
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BAEN3002 or ENGG3854
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate capability with critical thinking about the theory and practice of contemporary property development
  • LO2. demonstrate capability with critical thinking about the property professional's role in the delivery of development projects involving different sectors, project types, and stakeholders
  • LO3. demonstrate a basic understanding of different construction and tenure types, project costings, construction industries, and stakeholder management
  • LO4. demonstrate an understanding of contemporary property development, its effects on cities, and its role in the economy
  • LO5. demonstrate the ability to clarify and analyse problems, use appropriate methods, and prepare proposals, critically, creatively, and imaginatively
  • LO6. demonstrate the ability to identify relevant information needs and familiarity with basic review methods to source, access, and use information effectively
  • LO7. demonstrate communication skills with oral and written presentations, using quantitative, visual, and other relevant forms of representation
  • LO8. demonstrate the ability to prepare and review reports, articles, plans, sites, and precedents.