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.

Typically offered in September and January.


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Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Managing Commercial Properties
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Jan 22, 2024 to Mar 25, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
RE Tuition non-credit $795.00
Available for Credit
0 to 2.25 units
Reading List / Textbook
Not available in the BU Bookstore.  Buy this book directly from IREM at a 30% discount.  Use code BUS30. Go to www.irem.org, and link on Publicat
Section Notes
Not available in the BU Bookstore.  Buy this book directly from IREM at www.irem.org/store.  The code for 30% discount will be provided at the first class meeting.
Section Materials
  • Textbook (Mandatory) Managing and Leasing Commercial Properties by Alan Alexander and Richard Muhlebach, CPM © 2016 IREM 2 edition ISBN 978-1-57203-242-2
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