Quartier ALFA Condo in Montreal, QC
BLDG 6561 (summer 2014)
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ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY STUDY REPORT
QUARTIER ALFA
CONDO IN MONTREAL
Building Economics I
BLDG 6561
Summer 2014
Presented to: Dr. Nasma Budawara
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Student ID
AFZAL, Ahmed
6778615
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Course main topics
Introduction to Building Economics
Preparing an Economic Feasibility Study
Cost terminology
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Time Value of Money
Types of Interest rate
Present Value and Future value
Economic Equivalence
Ca

Replacement Analysis
If you need a new machine and dont buy it,
you pay for it without ever getting it.
Henry Ford
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STM Montreal
is in the process of replacing 468
metro cars,
Montreal's new metro cars will

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Lecture 4
Reminder
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Inflation decreases
the purchasing
power of money
makes future dollars less
valuable than present dollars
When purchasing power
increases over time, this is called
deflat

Time Value of
Money
Time Value of Money
1.
Cash Flow Diagrams
2.
Interest
Time Value of Money
Types of interest
Simple
Compound Interest
3.
Economic Equivalence
4.
Types of Cash Flow
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1- Cash Flow (CF) Diagrams
$5,000
$5,000

What is Depreciation
Depreciated Versus expensed
Types of depreciable property
Depreciation methods
Capital Cost Allowance
Tax depreciation
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Depreciation:
method to represent decrease in value of a tangible asset
over

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Lecture 8
After Tax Cash Flow
By the end of the lecture
you will
Understand Income tax , taxable income, and
corporate Tax rate.
Perform After tax calculation and Understand
The effect of: depreciation, inflation, and
borrowed money on After

Chapter 1
Engineering
Economic
Analysis
Principles of Engineering Economic Analysis, 5th edition
What Is Included in Chapter 1
1. The importance of the time value of
money (TVOM)
2. Four discounted cash flow rules
3. Ten principles of engineering
economic

Chapter 3
Borrowing,
Lending, and
Investing
Principles of Engineering Economic Analysis, 5th edition
Equivalence
Two cash flow streams are said to be
equivalent at k% interest if and only if
their present worths are equal at k%
interest.
Principles of Eng

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BLDG 6561 - Assignment 2
Solutions
Q1
Inflation is a reality for the general economy for the foreseeable future. Given this assumption, calculate
the number of years it will take for the purchasing power of todays dollars to equal one-fifth of their
prese

Assignment 4
Question 1
Some special handling devices can be bought for $12,000. At the end of 4 years they can be sold
for $3,500. Determine the book value of the assets after 3 years of depreciation using SOYD.
Question 2
A tractor for over-the-road hau

BLDG 6561 - Assignment 3
Solutions
Questions 1 and 2
The General Hospital is evaluating new office equipment offered by three companies. The
interest rate is 8%. Use annual cash flow analysis to determine the company from which you
should purchase the equ

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Dr.Nasma Budawara -BLDG 6561
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Introduction to Building Economics
Preparing an Economic Feasibility Study
Cost terminology
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Limitless WANTS + FINITE RESOURCES =
THE NEED TO ECONOMISE
Maximise our satisfaction with our limited resouces,
ECO

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Inflation decreases
the purchasing
power of money
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makes future dollars less
valuable than present dollars.
Inflation
Purchasing

Time Value of
Money
BLDG 6561 - Dr. Nasma Budawara
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Time Value of Money
1.
Cash Flow Diagrams
2.
Interest
Time Value of Money
Types of interest
Simple
Compound Interest
3.
Economic Equivalence
4.
Types of Cash Flow
BLDG 6561 - Dr. Nasma Budawara
BLDG 656

Assignment 2 Solution:
1- Find the value of P for the following cash flow diagram
P = $1,250 (P/A, 10%, 8) $250 (P/G, 10%, 8) + $3,000 $250 (P/F, 10%, 8)
= $1,250 (5.335) $250 (16.029) + $3,000 $250 (0.4665)
= $5,545
2- A set of cash flow begins at $20,00

Building Economics, BLDG 6561
Assignment 5
Online submission
Question 1:
A vehicle has a first cost 0f $20,000. Its market value declines by 15% annually. It is used by a firm that
estimates the effect of older vehicles on the firms image. A new car has n

1. Identify the alternatives
2. Define the planning horizon
3. Specify the discount rate
4. Estimate the cash flows
5. Compare the alternatives
6. Perform supplementary analyses
7. Select the preferred investment
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until now we have ignored the
possibilit

Replacement Analysis
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If you need a new machine and dont buy it,
you pay for it without ever getting it.
Henry Ford
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Dr. Nasma Budawara, BLDG6561
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Agenda
Replacement Analysis
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Assignment 3 Solution
1-An economist has predicted that for the next 5 years, annual inflation will be 8%, and then there will
be 5 years at a 6% inflation rate. This is equivalent to what average price change per year for the entire
10-year period
To buy

Assignment 6
Question 1
Some special handling devices can be bought for $12,000. At the end of 4 years they can be sold
for $3,500. Determine the book value of the assets after 3 years of depreciation using SOYD.
Question 2
A tractor for over-the-road hau

Lecture 9
After Tax Cash Flow
By the end of the lecture
Tax understand
you will
Income tax , taxable income, and
corporate Tax rate.
Perform After tax calculation
The effect of the following on ATCF:
depreciation,
inflation, and
borrowed money
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BLD

BLDG 6561
Assignment 1
Solutions
Question 1:
You have $ 10,000 to invest for 5 years. Your local bank has the following accounts available:
Account 1 for $ 500 or over: 5.5 percent per year simple interest
Account 2 for $ 2,000 or over: 5 percent per year