Course Description

*Formerly CPE 185*


Course Description: 

The downtowns of Canada's largest cities include many dynamic mixed-use real estate development projects. Technological advances, traffic congestion, and environmental concerns are some of the many factors that contribute to the rapid growth of mixed-use real estate planning and development. Gain an overview of the development process that incorporates complimentary residential, commercial, civic, and business uses into a single parcel or development concept area. Learn about mixed-use planning polices, development regulations, and the complete development process through expert industry speakers, exposure to case studies of active developments across Canada, and interaction with like-minded co-learners.


Course Learning Outcomes: 

  1. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of mixed-use real estate planning and development across several regions of Canada
  2. Identify and discuss important factors for leasing and selling mixed-use developments
  3. Describe the basic principles of mixed-use development for a transit-oriented development
  4. Recognize the role of planning policies, municipal approval, and development regulations on potential mixed-use projects.
  5. Apply specific criteria for site selection feasibility to produce a mixed-use development plan
  6. Collaborate with co-learners to present mixed-use development plan to class
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Apr 17, 2023 to May 01, 2023
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8:00AM to 4:00PM
Apr 24, 2023 to Apr 25, 2023
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Course Fees
Investment non-credit $995.00
Section Notes

Registration Deadline: April 17, 2023

  • Pre-Session Materials Available - Mon. April 17, 2023

  • In Class Sessions: Mon. April 24 & Tues. April 25 - 8:00am - 4:00pm both days 

  • Site Visit – Mon. April 24, 6 pm – 8 pm 

  • Virtual Capstone Presentation – Mon. May 1, 4 pm – 6 pm

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. 


Rob Spanier Bio - https://redicanada.org/faculty/

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