E-Commerce and the Internet in Real Estate and Construction

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Spring 2004



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1.464 examines the long term effects of information technology on business strategy in the real estate and construction industry. Considerations include: supply chain, allocation of risk, impact on contract obligations and security, trends toward consolidation, and the convergence of information transparency and personal effectiveness. Resources are drawn from the world of dot.com entrepreneurship and "old economy" responses.

Macomber, John. 1.464 E-Commerce and the Internet in Real Estate and Construction, Spring 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/civil-and-environmental-engineering/1-464-e-commerce-and-the-internet-in-real-estate-and-construction-spring-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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