This text focuses on the introduction of economic principles to provide an understanding of the commercial and residential property sectors and the markets for development, construction and occupation of property.Economics and Property supports students following property economics courses leading to a career in the property profession. Experience suggests that economics can initially be perceived as challenging; this book makes the subject clear and comprehensible.Extracts and examples from the Estates Gazette and its electronic archive EGi are used to provide examples and raise questions for discussion. Glossaries, key learning points and a clear layout make this book the best introduction to economics for the property profession.* Despite the recession the economic property market is growing and students number continue to grow from 2008's 65,000 students.* Clear and easy to read summaries at the end of each chapter to clarify key points.* Updated content in line with the latest industry develpoments including: political developments, sustainable developments and the financial crisis.