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AI1143 Real Estate Management I 7.5 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus AI1143 (Autumn 2010–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

An applied course in real estate management with focus on specific governance on each real estate unit.

Intended learning outcomes

The basic aim of the course is to give an understanding of principles and methods for management of rental housing and commercial real estate.

After the course you should be able to:

  • Explain what is included in the concept of real estate management.
  • Apply cash flow analysis for investment in real estate and use benchmarking activities as a basis for diagnosis and prognosis.
  • Understand methods for management of real estate operations.
  • Understand methods for real estate maintenance.
  • Explain the principles underlying the rent formation process in the rental market and internally in companies.
  • Analyse pros and cons in how different real estate management companies are organized.
  • Explain how ethical considerations form part of the property management business.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Economics (AI1107)
Organization and Management (AI1123).

Recommended prerequisites

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  • Ling Archer, Real Estate Principles, kap 22 och 23. Available in the student's desk, 150 kr.
  • Fastighetsföretagande i offentlig sektor – Strategiska frågor och den samlade kunskapen av Hans Lind, Stellan Lundström
  • Kommersiella fastigheter i samhällsbyggandet av Hans Lind, Stellan Lundström
  • Lecture notes (available on Bilda)

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Assignment, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Written examination with compulsory exercises.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AI1143

Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Economics and Finance

Main field of study

Built Environment, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Henry Muyingo, tel: 08 790 6917; epost: