Event Details

Date & Time

Wed, 22 May 2019 08:15 AM - 01:00 PM


Victoria University City Convention Centre 300 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Cost (Prices include GST)

Member Prices

$ 400.00

Member Prices

No Charge

Non-Member Prices

$ 400.00

Non-Member Prices

No Charge
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This exciting new course has been designed to strengthen the capacity of planners to negotiate affordable housing agreements.

Equip yourself with skills and knowledge to successfully negotiate voluntary affordable housing outcomes.This new intensive half day course provides fundamental training that will enable you to:

Better understand property development economics analysis in considering any planning decision

Develop key questions and understanding to engage in conversation about the development prospects for a specific site

Build your knowledge of the factors that determine if a development project is financially viable

Understand the planning choices available to allow the inclusion of affordable housing in a specific development

Improve your ability to negotiate with developers


Course Details and Framework


8:15am: Registration / Tea and Coffee
8:30am: Property Economics - Session 1
10:30am: Morning Break
11:00am: Property Economics - Session 2
12:15pm: Affordable Housing - Session 3
1:00pm: Concludes


Property Economics

• Property Development – an opportunistic business
• Commercial awareness
• Financial Analysis in Property Development
• Making Financial Decisions
• Property Risk
• Feasibility Analysis
• Negotiating with Developers

Affordable Housing

• What is affordable housing and the current legislation
• How can this fit into the commercial property development world?
• Different affordable and social housing types and who the housing is targeted at
• Case Studies - Lessons - hard learnings

Course Details

Wednesday 22nd May 2019
Time: 8:15am
Location:  Victoria University City Convention Centre
300 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000



$200 inc. GST (Subsidised Local Govt. Rate - Use discount code: LGDELWP19 at checkout)
$400 inc. GST (RRP)

Our Property Development Economics and Affordable Housing Course

The intensive introductory course is an initiative of the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and will provide a basic understanding of property development economics, negotiating with developers, commercial application and much more to assist in delivering successful affordable housing outcomes in residential development.

In line with the Victorian Government’s initiative to encourage the voluntary provision of affordable housing from the private sector, this course has been developed by the Urban Development Institute of Australia (Victoria Division) to deliver targeted and informative content with real world case studies.

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