University of Technology Sydney

16231 Property Management

6cp; 3hpw, on campus.
Requisite(s): 16632 Built Environment Law and Professional Practice
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.


This is a core subject in the second year of the Bachelor of Property Economics. The subject is an in-depth study of management of commercial property, and the relationship between owner, managing agent and tenant. It encompasses various lease structures, the role of the property manager, and their statutory obligations and requirements, including the enforcement of lease conditions, budgeting and forecasting.

Among the facets of property management covered are the various property investment structures that dictate the distribution of returns and facilities management, which underpin the operations of commercial, industrial and retail property. The increasing importance of workplace health and safety are addressed within statutory and operational frameworks.

Students are exposed to financial budgeting, forecasting, planning for operating and capital expenditure and strategic investment and asset planning using practical examples which demonstrate the application of these facets of the property management process. The theory underpinning each topic aligns with practical real life examples in providing context for the concepts and theories addressed in this subject.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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