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Real Estate Development: Physical Improvements


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Course Objectives
  • Identify the impact of physical improvements in the real estate development process
  • Define physical Improvements in the broadest sense
  • Differentiate between Design-Bid-Build and Design/Build models.
  • Articulate the subtasks of physical improvements (Plan and Design, Engineer, Construct, Maintain)

Course Description

Course Description

Physical improvements in real estate development may include roads, landscaping, parking lots, amenities, water treatment, and more. 

This course emphasizes that all improvements must be planned, designed, engineered, constructed, maintained, and renovated or replaced.  Mark Van Ark, CCIM, will walk through improvement issues and considerations at each stage of the development process while sharing examples from decades of experience in the industry. 

Tech Requirements
Tech Requirements

This course may require the use of a laptop or desktop computer with full Excel capabilities. Mobile devices, like iPads, tablets, and cellphones, will not run The CCIM Institute's macro-enabled spreadsheets.

PC: Microsoft Office 2000 or higher is necessary to run The CCIM Institute macro-enabled spreadsheets.

Mac: Mac versions of Microsoft Office 2004, 2011, 2016, or 365 are required to run The CCIM Institute macro-enabled spreadsheets.

Browser: The CCIM Institute courses are optimized for use with the Google Chrome web browser

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Online January 1, 2024 Online - Self Paced Register
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