Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research

Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research

Smooth Operations: Turning Vacancies into Cash Flow

Author:

Nick Murillo

Mentors:

  • Duncan Earle, Global Studies Professor, Marymount College
  • Stephen Koletty, Capstone Professor, Marymount College

Owners of commercial properties have experienced tremendous losses in the recent financial crisis. Their buildings have gone from occupied at a substantial rental price to “vacant”. Many owners have had to take drastic measures, reducing rents, and cutting maintenance expenditures. Some have even have to sell their buildings at a loss. So is this a good time to make improvements? For this study I employ in-depth market research that tracks energy consumption rates of several apartment buildings, researches new energy conservation applications and explores the legal implications of implementing new low energy technologies. Finally I compare multiple ways of managing commercial/residential property and establish an efficient way to minimize energy expenditures.


Presented by:

Nick Murillo

Date:

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Poster:

95

Room:

Broome Library

Presentation Type:

Poster Presentation

Discipline:

Business
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