BOMA International Foundations of Commercial Real Estate
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 Export to Your Calendar 3/13/2020 to 9/18/2020
When: 5 Classes and 1 Luncheon: 3/13, 4/17, 5/8, 6/10, 8/14, and 9/18
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Locations vary every class, see below
United States
Contact: Denver Metro BOMA

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What is Foundations?

  • A soup-to-nuts, 5-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.
  • 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.


Leadership Session Descriptions

Session I – Real Estate Administration
Facilitator: Judith Purviance-Anderson, RPA, BOMA Fellow 
Location: BOMA Denver Office - 216 16th Street, Suite 820, Denver, CO 80202

  • A Day in the Life of a Real Estate Manager
  • Asset Management and Valuation
  • Tenant Relations and Retention
  • Contracting for Goods and Services
  • Leasing and Marketing
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Retail

Session II – The Well Versed Real Estate Manager
Facilitator: Amanda Darvill, RPA, LEED-GA

Location: 1660 Lincoln Street - 2nd Floor Conference Room, Denver, CO 80264

  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Tenant Improvements and Capital Projects
  • Accounting and Reporting
  • Base Rent and Operating Expense Recoveries
  • Due Diligence
  • The Business Plan
  • Safety and Environmental Issues
  • Industrial Properties

Session III – Building Operations I
Facilitator: Joe Havey - ECube
Location: Zeppelin Station - 3501 Wazee Street - 2nd Floor Conference Room, Denver, CO 80216

  • Heating, Ventilating, and Cooling the Building
  • Domestic Water
  • Electrical Distribution
  • Work Orders
  • Mixed-Use Properties

Session IV – Building Operations II
Facilitator: Julia Wilson - Healthcare Realty 
Location: 8101 East Lowry Blvd - 1st Floor Conference Room, Denver, CO 80230

  • Fire Alarm and Fire Sprinkler Systems
  • Building Maintenance
  • Elevators and Escalators
  • Roofing Systems
  • Solid Waste Management and Recycling
  • Janitorial Services
  • Medical Office Properties

Session V – Putting It All Together
Facilitator: Wendy Williams

Location: BOMA Denver Office - 216 16th Street, Suite 820, Denver, CO 80202

  • Pest Management
  • Parking
  • Security
  • Landscaping and Snow removal
  • Special Considerations

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