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SSUD71-126: Property Finance and Investment


This subject equips students with a detailed understanding of corporate finance including capital raisings, private equity, and restructuring. Tax issues are also covered including technical application and effects on risk management. The subject also describes the origins and history of REITs and examines real property as an asset class over the economic and investment cycles. The application of portfolio theory is also covered and focuses on the role of real property assets in both listed and unlisted forms in creating a diversified portfolio. Specific industry topics are analysed including capital structure, REIT fund evaluation and performance measurement and property debt securitisation.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,710
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,710

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate a range of theoretical and practical skills for understanding and applying financial knowledge to real property transactions.
2. Exercise an interdisciplinary approach to apply traditional and innovative financial solutions.
3. Gain insight into modern portfolio theory and its application to real estate markets.
4. Understand the history and composition of the diverse REIT industry.
5. Understand how REIT funds operatethe and the various structures used to manage funds in the industry.
6. Demonstrate how real estate funds raise capital and the debt securitisation process.
7. Evaluate real estate funds’ performance.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start13/09/2021
Cancellation 1?27/09/2021
Cancellation 2?04/10/2021
Last enrolment26/09/2021
Withdraw – Financial?09/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?30/10/2021
Teaching census?08/10/2021