This timely new seminar will explore the history of the green building movement in the US. Case studies covering recently completed green buildings, will illustrate concepts and real world applications. Become familiar with design principles, cost-benefit analysis, and the implications for the valuation process. Also, discover how green buildings are analyzed and valued for investment purposes.

At the end of this seminar participants will be able to:

  • Identify the relevant components of a sustainable property.
  • Discover green buildings resources.
  • Evaluate construction costs in the context of long-term benefit, capital and operating costs, and relative to net income from operations and reversion.
  • Analyze the relevance of green features in the marketplace.
  • Assess market and investment risks relative to potential rewards.
  • Identify who pays the costs and who receives the benefits for the sustainable elements incorporated in green construction.
  • Provide a competent and reliable estimate of market value in the context of available data.


Seminar Dates & Locations

06/24/2008 – 06/24/2008
Sponsor: Appraisal Institute
Location: Austin, TX
Contact: National Programs, (312) 335-4140
Instructor: Pending, Instructor
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