Back to School: Real Estate Development of Off-Campus Student Housing

Kellogg School of Management Cases

ISSN: 2474-6568

Publication date: 20 January 2017


After reading and analyzing the case, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate the fundamental economic determinants driving the potential gains to real estate development

  • Explain the merits and deficiencies of tools that can be applied to the financial analysis of real estate development projects, including financial feasibility; developing to a yield on cost; net present value analysis; and real options.



Furfine, C. (2017), "Back to School: Real Estate Development of Off-Campus Student Housing", Kellogg School of Management Cases.

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