Foundations of Real Estate Management

High-Performance Training for High-Performance Real Estate Teams

What is Foundations?

  • A soup-to-nuts, 6-module, 30-hour, entry-level course, covering the fundamentals of commercial real estate administration, management, building systems, accounting and reporting, contract management and more.
  • Classroom instruction from seasoned professionals, reinforced by behind-the-scenes tours of outstanding buildings.
  • Live, in-person training with small class sizes to facilitate learning, discussion and team activities.
  • Classes will be held on Thursday's starting May 4th, 2023 until June 22nd, 2023 (5 days total).  See exact dates below (every other week).
  • A complete package—instruction, peer networking, property tours and a comprehensive course manual that is easy to read and a valuable resource back on the job.

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.

Foundations—The Right Choice for Your Real Estate Team...

  • Eases the training burden by supplementing on-the-job and corporate training programs.
  • Offers the highest caliber training, covering everything from A to Z.
  • Prepares new and rising talent for more PM responsibilities an assignments.
  • Teaches employees best practices from experienced, seasoned professionals.
  • Delivers a curriculum that is regularly updated, ensuring the latest, most accurate information.
  • Minimizes time out of the office with convenient scheduling over several weeks.

Course Curriculum (updated 2023 with new content & images!)

  • Click here for details on what is covered in each module
  • Introduction to Commercial Real Estate & Property Types
  • Creating Value: Asset Management, Leasing, Tenant Improvements, Retention
  • Protecting the Asset: Insurance, Emergency Preparedness, Safety, Environmental
  • Accounting, Reporting, Budgeting
  • The Building & Its Systems: HVAC, Electrical, Life Safety, Roof, Elevator, etc
  • Property Services: Contracting for goods & services, Janitorial, Pest Management, Landscape, etc

Registration, Dates and Cost:

  • Registration fee is $499 per person which includes updated 2023 training manual, lunch and parking fees as needed.
  • Students will receive manuals first day of class.  Bring pens, paper and highlighters as needed.
  • Class starts at 8:30 and concludes at 4:30 pm (5 days total)
  • Course dates & locations are as follows:
    • May 4th, 2023 - 515 Congress (Adam Benoit, Stream Realty)
    • May 11th, 2023 - Colorado Tower, 303 Colorado (Sammie Baker, Endeavor)
    • May 25th, 2023 - 301 Congress (Segdrick Jones, Thermo Fisher)
    • June 8th, 2023 - One Eleven Congress (Tricia Motz, Riverside Resources)
    • June 22nd, 2023 - Broadmoor/Uptown, 11501 Burnet Road, Building 906, Suite 180 (Sammie Baker, Endeavor)
  • Must attend all dates to receive credit for program - missed dates cannot be made up otherwise.
  • Graduation Ceremonies will be held on July 20th, 2023 @ The Norris Conference Center during our regular monthly luncheon (cost of registration included with course fee)