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What makes a Development Feasible?

Undertaking a robust development appraisal (feasibility study) can make or break a project. Understanding the inputs to a model and how these can be affected and manipulated is key.

Thu 1 Nov 2018
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM), Bangunan Juruukur, 64-66, Jalan 52/4, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
6 hours CPD


This is a full day RICS Training session. In the morning, participants will cover the key terminology, principles and inputs relevant to a Development Appraisal and in the afternoon, through case studies and a practical session, candidates will construct their own development appraisal model.

What to expect?

Lecture: interactive series of presentation supported by in-depth group discussions.
Case Studies and Exercises: allow you to apply the new theory and concepts in real-life context.

There will be a software based case study. Please bring along your laptop (Windows based) for the class.

Who should attend?

The session will be particularly useful for:

  • Property Agents – seeking to better understand and market developments/land
  • Property Owners and Analysts – looking to sharpen their skills in development feasibility
  • Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers – looking to better interact with clients and developers
  • Property Valuers, Developers – seeking to construct a feasibility using best practice techniques
  • Banks & other financial teams – looking to manage risk better


Participants with an understanding of Real Estate industry.

Meet the trainer

Tim Peisley is a certified trainer and workplace assessor with over ten years of experience as Training Manager and Technical Writer with large commercial institutions in Australia.

He is extensively working in the Asia-Pacific region delivering contents for all levels of property professionals. He also assists in educating students from universities around the world on the principles of discounted cash flow, development feasibility and valuation.

With his vast experience within the property industry, Tim works to bridge the gap between technology and the property industry across the Asia Pacific region.

Learning objectives

By the end of the course, delegates should understand:

  • Underlying Principles & Terminology (DCF, NPV, IRR)
  • Key Property Development Performance Indicators
  • What makes a development feasible
  • Determining Land Values
  • Principles of Financing Modelling
  • Stages of a Development Appraisal
  • Development Preliminaries
  • Development Constraints
  • Case Studies
  • Building your own Development Appraisal Model


  • RICS professionals MYR750
  • Non-RICS professionals MYR900
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