Corporate Real Estate Management

Subject ABPL90031 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 27-Jul-2015 to 25-Oct-2015
Assessment Period End 20-Nov-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 07-Aug-2015
Census Date 31-Aug-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 25-Sep-2015

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 1 x 3 hour studio per week
Total Time Commitment:

170 hours


One of

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2015

AND one of

Study Period Commencement:
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Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dr Christopher Heywood


Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

Topics covered in this subject include:

  • The role of corporate property in the strategic management of the organisation;
  • Property as a strategic asset;
  • Corporate property strategies and their alignment with organisational strategy;
  • Models of CRE management;
  • Tenure decisions;
  • CRE portfolio analysis;
  • CRE projects as interventions in CRE portfolios;
  • CREM and procurement;
  • Measuring corporate property performance;
  • Workplaces and CRE;
  • National and international locational analysis and competition;
  • CRE information and information systems.
Learning Outcomes:

At the conclusion of the subject students should be able to:

  • To gain an understanding of the value and contribution of property used for organisational operational purposes;
  • Place decisions about property into the context of its use for operational purposes; and
  • Undertake research and analysis practices in relation to strategic aspects of operational property management.
  • Group Case Study Project 1, totalling 1500 words per student, due week 5. (30%)
  • Group Case Study Project 2, totalling 1500 words per student, due week 9. (30%)
  • Two hour examination (equivallent 2000 words), during the examination period. (40%)

Standard grading will apply to group work.

Prescribed Texts:

Study Guide and Reader Corporate Real Estate Management published annually.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completion of the subject students should have developed the following skills and capabilities:

  • communication;
  • analytical skills;
  • problem solving skills;
  • strategic thinking.
Related Course(s): Master of Property
Master of Property
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: 200 point Master of Property
300 point Master of Property
Melbourne School of Design multidisciplinary elective subjects

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