BOMA San Francisco offers coursework toward obtaining a RPA® designation and for professionals needing a refresher course in the various aspects of building management. Professional designation programs are developed and regularly updated by the Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI).
What is the RPA®?
The RPA® (Real Property Administrator) designation program positions property managers for success by providing insight into and knowledge of operating a commercial building. You’ll gain a full understanding of the diverse aspects of property management involved in analyzing a building in its entirety. The program will teach you to maximize a building’s net income while minimizing risks, thereby enhancing your standing in the industry and positioning you for long-term success.
What will I learn?
In the RPA® program, you’ll learn how to enhance the value of the asset through proper and strategic decision making. Components of this program include design, operation, and maintenance of an office building. You will become fully versed in budgeting and accounting for commercial real estate, risk management, and best practices in bidding. This program also covers reviewing and selecting contract providers, marketing and leasing the building, and operating the asset from an owner’s perspective through a comprehensive asset management component.