Event Calendar

Friday, May 12, 2023

Foundations of Real Estate Management

Start Date: 5/12/2023 9:00 AM PDT
End Date: 5/12/2023 5:00 PM PDT

Venue Name: Moda Sorrento (BioMed Realty)

5555 Oberlin Drive
San Diego, CA  United States  92121

Organization Name: BOMA San Diego

Liz Howeth
Email: liz.howeth@kilroyrealty.com
Phone: (858) 391-3968


Module 1: Real Estate Administration                       

  • Roles and responsibilities of a property manager 
  • Adding value to a real estate investment
  • Strategies for tenant satisfaction
  • Contracting with vendors and suppliers and managing supplier agreements
  • Property characteristics and leasing and marketing strategies
  • Managing risk and understanding commercial insurance coverage
  • Property Tour: the property management office

Module 2: The Well-Versed Real Estate Manager
  • Developing effective emergency and disaster preparedness plans and programs
  • Managing tenant improvements
  • Budgeting, accounting, and business plan development
  • Models for recovering operating expenses
  • Due diligence process for buying and selling real estate
  • Understanding OSHA safety requirements
  • Understanding indoor air quality issues and EPA requirements
  • Property Tour: engineering office and non-office occupancies

Module 3: Building Operations I
  • How HVAC and plumbing systems work
  • How electricity flows through a building and the various levels of power
  • Work order systems and best practices for managing service calls
  • Property Tour: HVAC, domestic water, fire alarm, fire sprinkler, main electric room

Module 4: Building Operations II
  • Types and operations of fire alarm and control systems
  • Reactive vs. preventive vs. predictive maintenance of building facilities and systems
  • Elevator and escalator systems and operations
  • Roofing systems—built-up, modified bitumen, single-ply
  • Managing solid waste and recycling
  • Managing cleaning services and contracts
  • Property Tour: elevators/escalators, roof systems, solid waste/recycling, janitorial inspection

Module 5: Putting it All Together
  • Successful approaches to pest management
  • Types of parking structures and parking management
  • Assuring secure and safe buildings
  • Understanding and managing landscaping tasks and snow removal
  • Learn about BOMA and meet BOMA leaders
  • Learning assessment group exercise
  • Property Tour: parking, security, pest control, landscaping
Module 6: Other Property Types
  • The newest addition to Foundations curriculum
  • Describes major similarities and differences between managing office buildings and industrial, retail, mixed-use, and medical office buildings
  • This module is optional and can alternatively be distributed as supplemental material 
Course Pricing
  • BOMA San Diego member cost: $575
  • Non-member cost: $675
  • Please Note: Testing is included, but not mandatory for this course. No additional fees required for testing. 

Schedule: This is a 4-day course with classes taking place on the following dates:

Class 1: Friday, May 5, 2023 | Location TBD
Class 2: Friday, May 12, 2023 | Location TBD
Class 3: Friday, May 19, 2023 | Location TBD
Class 4: Friday, May 26, 2023 | Location TBD

**Please note that you only need to register once on the May 5th registration page. 

Registration and Cancelation Policy:
Course dates: May 5, May 12, May 19, and May 26 (4-day course)
All cancelations must be received prior to the deadline. Refunds will not be given after the deadline date. Classes are not transferable.  

Deadline date for this class: April 28, 2023.