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Commercial Property Management
Start date
07 NOV 19
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Aims and Outcomes

This course will teach the essentials of commercial property management, focusing on office buildings, shopping centers, and industrial sites. At the end of the course, you  should be able to: 

  1. Explain the nature of property management
  2. Analyze a property management business plan
  3. Develop a marketing and leasing plan
  4. Manage lease negotiations
  5. Perform financial analysis and budgeting
  6. Apply the requisite management techniques for various property types
  7. Manage a maintenance program as well as plan for safety, security an emergency procedures


The course is divided into the following topics:


  • Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Management
  • Real Estate Market Research
  • Real Estate Investments and Finance
  • The Business Plan
  • Developing a Marketing and Leasing Plan
  • Preparing to Lease a Building
  • Preparing for Lease Negotiations
  • Negotiating the Commercial Lease
  • Leasing Opportunities
  • Developing a Leasing Program


  • Administration and Record Keeping
  • Financial Analysis for Real Estate Managers
  • Budgeting
  • Efficient and Cost-Effective Maintenance Management Programs
  • Safety, Security, and Emergency Procedures


  • Shopping Center Management
  • Office Building Management
  • Medical Office Building and Clinical Facilities Management
  • Industrial Real Estate Management


  • The Commercial Real Estate Development Process
  • Renovating, Rehabbing, and Repositioning Commercial Properties

Course activities - teaching and learning

Each topic will be covered in an afternoon lecture from 2pm to 5pm.


Assessment will be based on class participation during the course, assignments and a written exam. The final grade will consist of mid-term test (30% of final grade), in class presentation (20%), submission of assignments (30% of final grade), final exam (20%). 

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