In-Depth Property Development
We’ve secured the Queensland property industry’s best educators to advance your knowledge of the development life cycle
Designed by developers, the In-Depth Property Development course comprises six individual modules delivered over a 3-week period.
Complete the course in full or select to participate in one or more specific modules.
Early Bird ends
This module covers the development process from site selection through to acquisition. You’ll walk away with an understanding of how to find out what the market is looking for and where to find planning information. Armed with an understanding of zoning you move onto ways to structure the acquisition from a financial perspective followed by an overview of contract, property, and construction law. The day wraps up with a final session on site identification and how to negotiate its acquisition.
The focus of this module is wrapping your head around the due diligence, funding, and feasibility aspects of development. A developer will take you through a practical case study detailing the due diligence process for a project as well as costing and pricing. This is followed by a session on funding requirements and how they assess applications. The last piece of the puzzle is understanding a feasibility study, which you’ll be walked through by a seasoned professional.
Once your site is acquired you need to firm up your project concept. This module covers off community engagement and how critical it is to development success. Urban design and place marketing are also discussed before diving into project positioning and marketing.
At the end of this module you’ll know what it takes to get a project approved by council. Starting with an overview of State planning policy, this module deep dives into the development application process followed by a session on planning appeals and law. Finally you’ll wrap the day with a session on working with all levels of government and how to do this successfully to get your project on track.
The nuts and bolts of construction are covered in this module including surveying, engineering, site conditions, and tendering. Sustainability of the project is also covered from the perspective of incorporating elements that contribute to the environmental context as well as certifications for the built product. The module finishes with a look at the types of construction and value managing the project.
If you want to know more about end-to-end development management this is the module for you. Project management techniques are covered upfront following by a session on scheduling project management phases.
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