Chapter 7. Property and Estates Management

  1. Jane M. Wiggins

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch7

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

How to Cite

Wiggins, J. M. (2010) Property and Estates Management, in Facilities Manager's Desk Reference, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405186612

Online ISBN: 9781444320466



  • property and estates management;
  • property portfolio or estate, major element of cost for all organisations;
  • estate management, responsibility of separate departments in organisations;
  • UK property industry, closely linked with FM industry;
  • cyclical nature of market;
  • property, as an investment medium - one of several choices open to investors;
  • property management, four approaches in property portfolio management;
  • property, representing largest asset of organisations;
  • Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM) files;
  • dilapidations, items of disrepair - arising through breach of contract in lease


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Property industry

  • Market influences

  • The cyclical nature of the market

  • A property portfolio

  • The investment market

  • Property investors

  • Property management

  • Property professionals and specialists

  • Developing a property strategy

  • Property and asset register

  • Dilapidations