This book is designed to be useful for several types of students, in several types of graduate courses. The most typical users will be business stydents who already have some basic finance background, or urban studies or real estate student who already have (or will elsewhere receive) a background in urban economics. With this is mind, students should be able to use this book somewhat flexibly.
In general, as is typical of textbooks, this book progresses from basic underlying concepts and principles to more specific and specialized considerations and applications. More specifically, the book isorganized into eight parts.