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Videos of Real Estate Finance classes


Our principal, Joshua Kahr, teaches real estate finance at Columbia University in their MS in Real Estate Development program. If you would like to view the videos for some of the classes that he has taught, you may either do so on our web site or download them as a podcast directly into iTunes.

Real Estate Finance III, Columbia University, Spring 2010, on site
Real Estate Finance, Columbia University, Summer 2010, on site
Real Estate Finance III, Columbia University, Spring 2010, downloadable into iTunes
Real Estate Finance, Columbia University, Summer 2010, downloadable into iTunes

The videos are entirely free to view or download.


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Joshua Kahr has published two books for the real estate industry. The first, titled Real Estate Market Valuation and Analysis, was published by John Wiley and Sons in 2005. The second, Housing Bubbles and Beyond, was published by Amacom Books in 2007.


The New York Times, September 9, 2009, "Atlantic Yards Developer Releases New Arena Plan"

The New York Times, December 7, 2008, "Too Much of a Reach?"

The Chief, May 19, 2006, "Asessors Say Doctoroff Tilted Hotel Valuations"

New York Post, November 9, 2005, "Lower Demand Takes Toll On Housing Market"

Daily News, December 3, 2004, "Lowball Estimates Tax City For Billions, Assessors Say"

New York Post, December 3, 2004, "Prop-Tax 'Blunder' Costs City Billion$"

The Christian Science Monitor, February 26, 2004, "Up from the ashes"

The New York Times, February 1, 2004, "Business; The Rising Value Of Play Money"

Published Articles

Joshua Kahr also wrote a number of articles that have been reproduced here in HTML format. When available, links to PDF versions of the articles have been included.

Urban Land

Urban Land is the monthly magazine of the Urban Land Institute.

Article on light rail mass transit entitled, "Revitalization through Light Rail?", 9/01

Article on drug stores and redevelopment of urban areas entitled, "Good for What Ails You?", 9/00

Book review of Risks and Rewards of Brownfield Development, 6/99

Book review of Gambling, Historic Preservation, and Economic Development, 12/98

Book review of Tax Credits for Low Income Housing, 10/98

The Stamford Review

The Stamford Review is a quarterly journal dedicated to issues in real estate, land use, architecture, and urban affairs.

The Stamford Review, Winter 2005, Interview with Julian Adams

Real Estate Review

The Real Estate Review is a leading peer-reviewed journal jointly published by New York University and West Group. Mr. Kahr previously served as an associate editor for this journal.

Editor's Corner, Real Estate Review, Volume 32, Number 1

Real Estate Matters

Real Estate Matters is the newsletter of the Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute at Baruch College. It has a circulation of approximately 10,000.

You can also download the entire newsletter (including the articles below) in PDF format by visiting the Newman Institute's web site.

Market Matters, New York Real Estate Markets, 4th Quarter 2003

Matters of Concern, Greenpoint: 2004 Development Conference

Market Matters, Fall 2003, Quarterly Review: State of New York City Real Estate Markets

Market Matters, Spring 2003, "State of Real Estate: New York City: Spring 2003"


Properties is the journal of the Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute at Baruch College.

You can read more about Properties and download excerpts of the journal from the Newman Institute web site.

Autumn 2003, "The Future of the Manhattan Office Market"

Autumn 2003, "The Structure of the Manhattan Office Market"