This basic primer covers the nuts and bolts of developing all types of real estate, including multifamily, office, retail, and industrial projects. Thoroughly updated, this new edition includes numerous case studies of actual projects as well as small-scale examples that are ideal for anyone new to real estate development.
About the Author
Richard Peiser was appointed the first Michael D. Spear Professor of Real Estate Development in the department of urban planning and design at Harvard University. He is a former professor at the University of Southern California and the author of Reducing Crime Through Real Estate Development and Regenerating Older Suburbs. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. David Hamilton is a professor of real estate finance and development at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design and the chief operating officer of Geobarns. He lives in Middlebury, Vermont.
"Lots of great detail here, enlightening information about the development process. I enjoyed the case studies, especially the experience gained and the problems solved." —National Association of Real Estate Editors, Bruss Award judges