Careers in Real Estate Management

For an inside look into a day in the life of this exciting career choice, play the above video and witness the diversity of challenges and rewards offered by this profession. (If you have trouble viewing this video, please click here to install Adobe Flash now. It's free.)

Welcome to the World of Commercial Real Estate Management. The office buildings that shape the skylines of our cities NEED PEOPLE with strong organizational ability and communication skills. The industry is open to anyone with a positive, can-do attitude and top employers are actively seeking candidates with the following skills and attributes:

  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Attention to Detail
  • People Skills
  • Financial/Analytical Skills
  • Construction Knowledge
  • Strong Work Ethic/Accountability
  • Flexibility
  • Resourceful
  • Competitive
  • Networker
  • Sense of Humor

Please click here to view BOMA International's Careers digital publication - A World Class Career in Commercial Real Estate - that details what you can can expect in this fast passed, challenging and fun field.  Also, please take a moment to review the op-ed piece: The people who manage your office building, by Marc Intermaggio, BOMA San Francisco's Executive Vice President, published in the San Francisco Examiner on March 7, 2011.


 

Join our Skilled Team of Professionals

In commercial real estate management, you will have the opportunity to work in a broad range of disciplines including tenant relations, lease interpretation, risk management, security, mechanical systems, staff supervision, taxation, procurement, vendor management, leadership development, finance, banking, accounting, construction and GREEN building practices. The work environment offers autonomy and a sense of entrepreneurial spirit much like running your own business.

Transferable Skills from Other Careers

People with experience from related industries such as resort/hotel management, multi-family property management, financial services, banking, or real estate agency leasing often make a successful transition to this profession. In the San Francisco Bay Area, our members are responsible for more than 300 Million square feet of commercial buildings, and our counterparts around the world own and operate more than 10 Billion square feet of space in North America alone and much more around the globe.

Free Career Assessment Tool

Not sure if you are right for the career, or if a career in commercial real estate management is right for you? Use our free career assessment tool to match your skills, personality traits and working style to those most prevalent in commercial real estate.

What Can You Earn

The Real Estate Industry Job Titles and Compensation Ranges describes the experience required, scope of responsibilities, and compensation you can earn at different points in your real estate career.

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