2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

PLAN 485 Introduction to Community Development and Enterprise Planning

An overview of the basic principles of real estate, community development, and enterprise planning practices with an emphasis on the roles played by the three economic sectors: public sector, private sector, and not-for-profit sector. Review of the development process and the various financing tools used to make projects a reality, with emphasis on the role of the planner in the overall implementation process. Topics also include emerging trends in community development, including the growth of the not-for-profit sector, public/private partnerships, and shifts in state and federal policies towards rebuilding communities.

Prerequisite: PLAN 240; at least junior standing.