Property Management: A Higher Standard

Building Owners and Managers International (BOMA) is pleased to introduce the new Certified Manager of Commercial Properties (CMCP), a certification designed for early-career property professionals who are looking to validate their industry knowledge and take their careers in commercial real estate to the next level.  

As the only certification of its kind in the industry, the CMCP instantly communicates your ability to be an effective commercial property manager and your strong understanding of the responsibilities of the role. Earning the CMCP certification is the first step in building a successful career in commercial real estate. 

CMCP Advantages 

  • Offers recognition in one’s career (typically 1-5 years of experience)
  • Validates foundational knowledge in key areas of property management
  • Evaluates readiness for additional training, responsibilities, and career advancement 
  • Quickly assists employers with on-boarding new property managers and assessing industry knowledge and career potential 
  • Backed by BOMA and BOMI Ceritification, Inc., the leaders in commercial real estate education training

Eligibility Requirements 

  • Four-year degree and 1 year of property management experience, or
  • Two-year degree and 2 years of property management experience, or
  • No degree and 4 years of property management experience, and
  • 30 hours of verifiable education in commercial property management 

CMCP Exam 

  • Exams offered at multiple testing centers throughout the U.S. and internationally 
  • Exam questions reflect body of knowledge for property management developed through market research and a Job Task Analysis conducted by BOMA and BOMI
  • Membership in BOMA is not required
  • Registration is $675, which includes application and exam fees and a candidate handbook.

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