Professional Development Institute
Retail: Location, Location, Location: (Choosing the Right Location for Retail Real-Estate)
Tailored to the specific nature of the real estate industry, this course looks at real estate, construction, and finance value system. With this value system as a backdrop, the course addresses vertical integration and the roles firms should play in this system. Understanding in which segments a business can develop a sustainable advantage is explored. The course concludes by looking at execution, resource allocation, and accountability. Whether taken as a stand alone course or in conjunction with its companion courses, participants will take home templates and ideas that can be used immediately.
- Understanding of core concepts in retail location theory
- Discuss the application of theory in practice
- Identify important site-planning, layout and design factors for successful urban retail developments
- Explore urban spatial analysis techniques with a focus on establishment location choices
- Gain hands-on experience in handling recent spatial analysis software
Andres Sevtsuk is lecturer in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT. His research focuses on city form and land-use location choices in the urban context using state-of-the-art spatial analysis tools and econometric models. Andres holds a PhD in Urban Studies and Planning from MIT.
Registration & Fees:
Course Fee: $2,100
The program fee covers tuition, course reader, continental breakfast, and light refreshments. Registration and payment must be made at least one week prior to the course start date. Course information, including the reader, will be made available once payment is received.
For additional information, please contact:
MIT Center for Real Estate
Office of Professional Education