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SSUD71-120: Property Development and Feasibility Analysis


This subject provides an introduction to the processes involved in property development in market economies in the context of government supervision of regulatory and approval processes. The emphasis is on the various roles of property developers and the way they operate to achieve project outcomes.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: SSUD71-120
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Construction, Property, and Planning

Learning outcomes

  1. Describe the nature of urban development.
  2. Explain the role of planning and the planning process in urban development.
  3. Distinguish the various stages of property development, life cycle and ownership of buildings.
  4. Prepare a developer's budget and feasibility report for a development scheme.
  5. Prepare a risk management report and understand sensitivity & scenario analysis.
  6. Gain a practical knowledge of industry-relevant property development feasibility analysis.
  7. Apply feasibility analysis theory to relevant industry case studies.

Enrolment requirements



Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.