SUP-668: Public and Private Development

Semester: Spring

Credit: 4.0

Syllabus: Click here for syllabus

Faculty: Jerold Kayden


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Term Start Date 1/22
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Develops the analytical frameworks, skills, and body of knowledge required to understand, evaluate, and implement public and private development within cities and surrounding regions. Through lectures, discussions, case studies, and exercises, the course measures the complex blend of public and private actions promoting growth and change against financial/economic, institutional/administrative, legal, political, physical planning, and other metrics. Topics include: government subsidies; approaches to land acquisition and disposition; private provision of public benefits through exactions; linkage; and inclusionary/incentive zoning; strategic capital investments; and urban redevelopment strategies.

Also offered by the Graduate School of Design as SES-05103.

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