What's it like to be a Commercial Property Manager?
A Commercial Property Manager is responsible for overseeing the management of owned or leased properties including land, buildings and building equipment.
Tasks and duties
- Market and show properties, manage the collection of rent and arrears, and oversee repairs, maintenance and cleaning
- Conduct regular inspections of properties, negotiate and liaise with tenants regarding rent revisions and re-leasing available spaces, in addition to supervising the appointment of caretaking staff
- Organise and apply relevant legislation and regulations to lease documentation, negotiations and building processes.
Commercial Property Managers have broad responsibilities, which include collecting rent from tenants, ensuring tenants follow legislation and regulations, and supervising repairs and maintenance of the interior and exterior of the buildings.
As they typically oversee more than one property at a time, Commercial Property Managers must be excellent at time management and have strong skills in multitasking.
What can I earn as a Commercial Property Manager?
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How to become a Commercial Property Manager
- Be employed as a real estate professional (the most common pathway is by successfully completing Bachelor of Property and Real Estate or a Bachelor of Business (Property).
- Apply to become a certified Commercial Property Manager. Applicants must have at least two years of full time or equivalent commercial property experience. All applicants are also required to sit for and successfully pass a professional interview with the API.
- Ensure you meet yearly continuing professional development standards. Commercial Property Managers with experience may become an asset manager or a senior commercial property manager.
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