MGT 158 Real Estate and the Tech Sector

Course Description

Prerequisites: Upper Division Standing

This class provides an introduction to the emerging real estate tech sector. In the first part of the class, we examine how newly available financial methods, AI (artificial intelligence) approaches, big data, and machine learning technologies are transforming different approaches and stakeholder's positions in the real estate value chain. The class, here, introduces novel quantitative and visualization methods for analyzing real estate and urban big data, approaches on utilizing and visualizing large datasets, and logics of real estate decision and valuation structures. In the second part of the class, we analyze digitization trends, automated valuation approaches, and novel financial models in real estate and the tech sector. The class, here, specifically stresses the shifting digital, technology, and financial landscape from the perspective of real estate agents, brokers, developers, and regulators.