Course Detail

Managing Commercial Properties RE203

Tuition: $725
Dates: 9/20/17 - 11/15/17
Location: CGS-Coll of Gen Studies (871 Comm Ave) Boston, MA
Room Number: 421
Instructor: Mellen
Meeting Times:
  • Wed. Sep 20, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Sep 27, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Oct 04, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Oct 11, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Oct 18, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Oct 25, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Nov 01, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Nov 08, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Nov 15, 2017  6-8:30 PM

Course Description

This course teaches the fundamentals of commercial property management, focusing on office buildings, shopping centers, and industrial sites. Students will discover the similarities and differences in management techniques for various property types and learn how to apply them successfully and profitably.

Topics: Effective techniques for marketing and leasing; fundamentals of good property maintenance; developing a profit-oriented budget; principles of lease administration; emergency procedures planning; organization and operation of management firms; and developing owner reports.

Scheduling Details

  • Offered in September and January

Textbooks and Class Materials

  • Managing and Leasing Commercial Properties (IREM), (2007), IREM Staff ISBN-13: 978-1-57203125-5

    NOT AVAILABLE IN THE BU BOOKSTORE: BU Students in this class will be given information to purchase this book from IREM at a 30% discount. Go to, and link on Publications. The coupon code is BUS30. REQUIRED

Please note that prices are subject to change.