Case | HBS Case Collection | August 1985 (Revised January 1992)

Anderson Street

by William J. Poorvu


A recent college graduate decides to buy a small multiple-unit building in Boston as a residence and an investment. He learns about finding and valuing properties, property management, construction, and mortgages. After some difficulty he finds a building in an area that is increasing in value. The previous owner has run out of funds to complete renovations.

Keywords: Buildings and Facilities; Property; Mortgages; Valuation; Construction; Real Estate Industry; Boston;


Poorvu, William J. "Anderson Street." Harvard Business School Case 386-036, August 1985. (Revised January 1992.)