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BOMA Foundations of Real Estate Management

BOMA Foundations of Real Estate Management
What is Foundations?
  • A 5-day, entry-level course, covering the fundamentals of commercial real estate administration, management, building systems, accounting/reporting, contract management, and more. 
For all experience levels, Foundations...
  • Reinforces on-the-job training for junior and assistant property managers.
  • Provides “feet on the ground” experience and exposure for administrative assistants and students considering a career in commercial real estate.
  • Offers a great refresher for experienced professionals—fills training gaps and provides important management and operations updates.
  • Supports suppliers and building engineers who benefit from understanding the basics of real estate management.

The Foundations Curriculum - What You'll Learn
  • Module 1: Real Estate Administration/Instructor: Shawn W. Carrol, Director - CBRE
  1. Roles and responsibilities of a property manager
  2. Adding value to a real estate investment
  3. Strategies for tenant satisfaction
  4. Contracting with vendors and suppliers/managing supplier agreements
  5. Property characteristics and leasing/marketing strategies
  6. Managing risk and understanding commercial insurance
  • Module 2: The Well-Versed Real Estate Manager/Instructor: Eileen M. Carrol, Director - CBRE
  1. Developing effective emergency and disaster preparedness plans and programs managing tenant improvements
  2. Budgeting, accounting, and business plan development
  3. Models for recovering operating expenses
  4. Due diligence process for buying and selling real estate
  5. Understanding OSHA safety requirements
  • Module 3: Building Operations I/Instructor: Corinne Nawrocki, Service Sales Representative - Stanley Elevator Co. Inc.
  1. How HVAC and plumbing systems work
  2. How electricity flows through a building and the various levels of power
  3. Work order systems and best practices for managing service calls
  • Module 4: Building Operations II/Instructor: Mark Giampa, General Manger - Related Beal
  1. Types and operations of fire alarm and control systems
  2. Reactive vs. preventive vs. predictive maintenance of building facilities and systems
  3. Elevator and escalator systems and operations
  4. Roofing systems—built-up, modified bitumen, single-ply
  5. Managing solid waste and recycling
  6. Managing cleaning services and contracts
  •  Module 5: Putting It All Together/Instructor: Gerry McGonagle, Regional Manager - ATI Restoration
  1. Successful approaches to pest management
  2. Types of parking structures and parking management
  3. Assuring secure and safe buildings
  4. Understanding and managing landscaping tasks and snow removal
  5. Learn about BOMA and BOMA leaders
  6. Learning assessment group exercise

Learn more: 2023 BOMA Foundations Registration Form

BOMA Members:
Log into your account to register online. | Non-Members: Fill out Registration Form and email to Heather Thifault. 

Questions? Contact Heather Thifault, Education & Events Manager, at [email protected]

3/3/2023 9:00 AM - 3/31/2023 3:00 PM
3 Center Plaza Mezzanine Boston 02108

Sign In To Register

Mar 03, 2023 - Mar 31, 2023
9:00AM - 3:00PM
3 Center Plaza
Boston, 02108
Heather Thifault