Civil and Construction Engineering

Commercial Real Estate Management

Commercial Real Estate Management
Fundamentals of commercial real estate investment, understanding market influences, contracts and property portfolio management.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCFM 110 & CFM 426
 TaughtFall, Spring Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining CFM 420
Course Outcomes: 

Commercial Rental Properties

Define and explain lease and mortgage types, property valuation, operational and financial management of rental properties, and the role of the property manager in creating value.


Develop a mortgage schedule and assess the impact of various payment strategies on term and interest paid.

Cost-Benefit Analysis

Perform a cost-benefit analysis for a rental building upgrade using the income capitalization approach.

Profit and Loss

Create a P&L for a rental complex and analyze the impact of operational changes to the property's financial situation.

Rent Concessions

Evaluate the impact of granting rent concessions in different ways.

Property Value

Analyze the current situation of a residential complex and develop a management strategy to increase the property's value.


Contrast the management of residential properties with office buildings and shopping centers.