Facility & Real Estate Management PT
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Property law

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• understand complex areas of law in the Tenancy Law Act and Condominium Act and analyze them accordingly
• identify and understand tax aspects in the real estate industry and derive recommendations for action on this basis
• identify and understand areas of law in real estate transactions and derive recommendations for action based on this
• identify, analyze and critically evaluate current legal issues in the real estate industry
• classify FM-relevant legal areas in the holistic project context and derive recommendations for action
• identify, analyze and critically evaluate current FM-relevant legal issues

prerequisites and co-requisites

Real Estate Management Module Compendium

course contents

• Tenancy Law Act
• Condominium Act
• Taxation of Real Estate
• Legal issues in real estate transactions
• Trends in current areas of law
• Work and service contracts
• Maintenance and repair contracts
• FM contracts
• Outsourcing contracts / labor law / transfer of business
• Legal issue of "operator responsibility”

recommended or required reading

• Grooterhorst, J., Becker, U., Dreyer, R., Törnig, T.:Rechtshandbuch Immobilien- Asset-Management, Köln: Bundesanzeiger, 2009
• Dirnbacher, W.: MRG 2013 idF ZVG. Wien: ÖVI, 2013
• Dirnbacher, W.: WEG idF WRN 2009. Wien: ÖVI, 2013
• Prader, C.:WGG-Wohnungsgemeinnützigkeitsgesetz und Bauträgervertragsgesetz. Manz Verlag, Wien: Manz, 2012
• Najork, E., et al., 2009. Rechtshandbuch Facility Management. 1. Auflage. Berlin: Springer

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Asc. Prof. (FH) Dipl.-Ing. Christian Huber

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery