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Property and the Built Environment - BADP3002

Year - 2018

This unit provides an introduction to the Property Development (PD) process with the aim of imparting an understanding of the professional's role, delivered through a review of the stages involved in PD, an overview of the different sectors, project types and stakeholders. The unit will introduce the broad objectives of financial feasibility preparation and give insights to the feasibility aspects that accompany design criteria, to determine which projects are developed. It will present an overview of risk factors, which may be encountered in the process, including risk assessment/management, the risk matrix and possible counter measures. The unit introduces basic construction types, preparation of costings from industry publications, an overview of the construction industry, project stakeholders and the hierarchy of a construction project. On completion it is envisaged students will be able to identify major stakeholders, prepare initial construction costings and project feasibility reports outlining risks with mitigation measures. Students will have developed an understanding of PD, its effects on cities, its role in the economy, the processes and stakeholders involved. Students will also have gained an insight into construction, initial project cost planning, risk management and feasibility for a property development project.

lecture 2hrs/week; tutorial 1hr/week

Assessment 1 (25%), Assessment 2 (25%) and Assessment 3 (50%). One or more of these assessments may be group tasks.


BAEN3001 or BAEN3601 or (DAAE1001 and DESA3011) or (DAAE2002 and DESP1001)


BAEN3002 or ENGG3854


Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Urban and Regional Planning and Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Adrienne Keane
HECS Band: 2
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