MBA in Real Estate & Urban Infrastructure

Course available in

Noida & Mumbai

Course code

Noida: 10589
Mumbai: 17589

Why Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure (REUI)

  • High Employability:  Every Developer or International Property Consultants (IPC) would have approx. 80-85% of executives/managers working on everything else but construction. An MBA in REUI prepares you for that 85% of job roles. One can choose from over a dozen of rewarding job roles in the corporate real estate industry.

  • Strong Business Potential: The Business Incubator – Build Tank in the School nurtures the entrepreneurial spirit of the students to set up startups and ventures in the Built Environment Sector. The real estate and Infrastructure sector hold very high potential for starting new business ventures and many alumni are successfully running their ventures at present. There are startup opportunities in Project Development, Interior Designing, Real Estate Valuations, Capital Markets and Finance, Marketing, Commercial Leasing, Residential Sales, Land Transactions, Technology in Real Estate etc.

  • High Income Potential: It is popular in the Real Estate Sector that people work not for salaries but incentives. While the salaries may be higher compared to other Sectors, the incentives earned can be as high as a few years’ worths of salary  

  • Global Demand for Professionals: Our alumni are currently working in many countries since the education and skillsets imparted during Internationally Accepted RICS Accredited programs makes them global professionals.

What is MBA in REUI?

In this program, graduates learn the business and commercial aspects of the Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure Sector by combining their technical skills acquired during their graduate programs with business and commercial skills, which transforms them into potential business leaders that the industry is looking forward to. Currently, every industry is looking for Techno-Commercial Managers, who can implement technical aspects successfully while understanding the business implications.
Our graduates are nurtured to become Future Corporate Leaders as they traverse their career paths by getting in-depth exposure to real-life business problems in the classroom while being guided by faculty with significant industry experience. The students are well-trained to resolve these problems by applying all business management aspects i.e. Strategy, Marketing, Finance, Legal and Technical aspects, Taxation, Information Technology and Human Resource Management.
Moreover, they are being trained on RICS Pathways and Competencies and imbibe skill sets that equip them for becoming productive at workplaces from ‘Day One of their jobs, without any significant need of training.
The MBA REUI prepares the students for the entire project life cycle of real estate enabling them to take up diverse job roles with Real Estate Developers, International Property Consultants (IPC), Banks & Financial Institutions, Valuation Companies or any Corporate since Real Estate is an essential component of any Business. Today, our MBA REUI graduates are working with decision-makers in mid and senior management roles with leading Indian and Foreign MNC.


An MBA in REUI opens a plethora of job roles and business opportunities, which include but are not limited to the following functional areas:  

  • Business and Strategy Development
  • Research and Consulting
  • Leasing and Letting
  • Design and Development Management
  • Regulation and Compliance
  • Transactions
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Land & Building Valuations
  • Corporate Finance and Capital Markets
  • Mortgage and Housing Finance
  • Investment Sales
  • Corporate Real Estate Asset Management
  • Facilities Management

Once you complete this specialized MBA, you will be able to apply the real estate principles of economics, accounting, management, strategy, finance, human resource management and marketing in real-life practical projects.

Noida Campus

For NS (Non Sponsored) category min 50% marks in Graduation with min score of MAT - 500/GMAT – 500 / CMAT - 150 Or percentile in CAT/XAT - 75 / NMAT - 60  Or Amity Written Test on the day of Interview.

For S (Sponsored) category - min 50% marks in Graduation with min score of MAT-450/GMAT- 450/ CMAT - 100 Or percentile in CAT/XAT - 65 / NMAT - 50  Or Amity Written Test on the day of Interview.

Mumbai Campus

Qualifying CAT/XAT Percentile: 75, NMAT 60 percentile, MAT Score: 500 GMAT Score: 500 OR Test on the day of interview Graduation (min 50%)

Firms that recruit our MBA in REUI students 

RICS SBE is one of the top-most post-graduate colleges in India that attracts over 100+ industry leaders to recruit its students. 

Some of the major firms that regularly visit RICS SBE during campus placement time are: 

  • DLF
  • CB Richard Ellis
  • Blackstone
  • E&Y
  • Berkadia Services
  • HDFC Capital Advisors
  • JLL MENA and JLL India
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Anarock
  • Liases Fora
  • Savills
  • KPMG
  • Sotheby’s
  • Colliers International
  • Berkadia
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Hiranandani
  • ICICI Bank Property Services

Skills & Competencies

  • Ethics, Rules of Conduct and Professionalism
  • Sustainability
  • Communication and Negotiation
  • Health and Safety
  • Accounting Principles and Procedures
  • Business Planning
  • Development Appraisal
  • Data management
  • Programming and Planning
  • Purchase and Sale
  • Measurement
  • Inspection
  • Strategic Real Estate Consultancy
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Valuation
  • Leasing and Letting
  • Property Management
  • Local Taxation/ Assessment

International exposure 

The MBA program in REUI at RICS SBE has been designed to give you hands-on, industry-led, international experience. Students get to visit international projects during internships, conduct research with our international university partners, learn from international guest lectures and enrich the program delivery through global case studies at RICS SBE. Moreover, during the campus placement, you may also get an opportunity to interview with international firms. 

REUI Alumni talks - videos 

Sonali Sonker,
MBA REUI (2019-21) program, talks about her experience at RICS SBE, the Industry-led curriculum and the faculty. She is now placed with JLL India.
Nikhil Jaju,
MBA REUI (2018-20) student, talks about why he chose RICS SBE and how the faculty, course curriculum and site visits added value to his experience. He is currently placed in DLF and has an important message for the students.
Paurush Wadhwa,
An alumnus of MBA REUI (2015-17), shares his experience at RICS SBE and his advice to aspiring students. Paurush is currently as Channel Sales Executive at Hero Homes.

Career pathway

An MBA in REUI graduate starts his/her career as a real estate consultant, property advisor, design and development manager, finance manager, and project planning manager. After gaining some experience in the field he/she can also make their career in investments, capital markets, private equity funds, corporate real estate management and government in the estate, property, and urban development departments.
Since MBA in REUI from RICS SBE is an internationally accredited degree, one can access a plethora of career opportunities available in the domestic markets, the Middle East, Singapore, and other parts of the world. You would like to go through brief details about various job roles in the exciting world of the real estate sector below:

  1. Strategic Consulting

Strategic consulting encompasses various activities ranging from market research, feasibility studies, highest & best use studies, due diligence and decision support, strategic business consulting, asset performance improvement, economic analysis, location consulting and corporate real estate services. All those advisor services that worked towards growth and development of new of existing business forms part of this business function.


  • Market Research and Real Estate Investment analysis
  • Technical & Financial due diligence
  • Analysis of the highest and best use of land plots
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Asset entry and exit strategy consulting
  • Capital allocation strategies
  • Evaluation of land, zoning, or other factors that could affect property’s development

Employers: All Consulting & Advisory firms including International Property Consultants (IPCs) and the Big Four; Private Equity Firms; Valuation firms, Real Estate Developers across asset classes, NBFCs, Banks.

  1. Research and Analytics

Real Estate Research and Analytics involve studying global trends and patterns, macro and micro market scenarios to provide valuable information to the industry stakeholders so that they can make informed decisions on real estate investment and developments. The research is done to analyze locations, markets, sectors and key players of the industry by analyzing data and interactions with key decision-makers in the industry.

  • Conducting macroeconomic, capital market and property market research and analysis.
  • Preparing occasional and periodic reports for industry or specific client requirements
  • Publishing key Industry insights, forecasts and trends reports
  • Advising clients in framing their business strategies

Employers: All Consulting & Advisory firms including International Property Consultants (IPCs) and the Big Four; Private Equity Firms; Valuation firms, Real Estate Developers and Investors, NBFCs, Banks, Security Advisory Firms

  1. Design and Development Management

Design and Development Managers are responsible for getting the designs and drawings of the real estate project prepared from the conceptual stage to the completion stage of the project. Their task involves working closely with the business development team to understand the purpose, structure, functions, services, facilities, amenities, technical and financial parameters of the project demanded by the client based on the market research. The job involves the appointment of various design, structural and technical consultants and coordination with them for the achievement of aesthetic and functional goals set for the project..
Responsibilities and Duties of Design and Development Manager

  • Developing  and implementing successful design and development strategies, outlining how the design team will create deliverables and implement them for the project.
  • Managing a team of several designers, evaluating individual design deliverables and overall team performance.
  • Working Closely with all other departments ensuring that the designs and drawings are delivered within the timelines with accuracy, safety, sustainability and safety considerations adhering to the planning, building and design regulations and various applicable codes

Employers: Design, Development and Project Management Firms, Architects, structural, Services and other consultancy firms,

  1. Regulation and Compliance

Real estate is one of the highly governed businesses in India through a complex legal framework to govern properties and transactions. All urban development governance provisions also affect the real estate sector significantly through master plan provisions and building bylaws. This warrants a close watch over the entire documentation and contract management process to avoid lengthy and expensive litigations. Compliance and legal professional dealing with real estate matters must also be technically savvy to the ring-fence interest of property owners. Most corporations have departments dealing with contract and their management.

  • Property verification and demarcation
  • Land & Property due diligence
  • Contract management and documentation
  • Dispute resolution and negotiations
  • Commercial leasing contracts
  • Property documentation and title records

Employers: All consulting and advisory firms including IPCs, Real Estate Developers, Brokerage Firms, and other Corporates.

  1. Real Estate Transactions

This is one of the core job roles in real estate services. Transaction managers (Residential, Commercial, Retail, Investments, Industrial & Warehousing) are responsible to facilitate transactions and ensure revenue targets for self and team. Usually, they work as a client manager and help their clients with end-to-end real estate services. Transaction managers are expected to be smart and savvy professionals armed with cutting edge market knowledge. They are the backbone of the B2B real estate business and thrive on their people skills and relationship management.

  • Facilitate all real estate service requirements of the client.
  • Actively advise clients on property leasing, sale, purchase, restructuring, development, expansion etc.
  • Mapping client needs to appropriate projects with a consultative approach.
  • Organise benchmarking and market survey for shortlisted options for lease or sales.
  • Conduct property previews, develop fact sheets and tour books, and gather property details.
  • Representing the organization in different forums for networking & lead generation.
  • Hire and manage the team for selected transactions on a need basis.
  • Organise and review transaction documentation and facilitate due diligence process

Employers: All Consulting & Advisory firms including International Property Consultants (IPCs), Large Brokerage firms, Real Estate Developers across asset classes and Corporates from other sectors.

  1. Real Estate Marketing

Real Estate Marketing is a very interesting subject that covers primarily three important areas:

  1. Marketing Communications
  2. Sales
  3. Customer Relationship Management CRM)


  • The job involves planning and making effective strategies for achieving the sales targets of an organization.
  • It involves both B2B and B2C interactions.
  • People with high technical skills and knowledge are generally very successful in sales jobs.
  • Sales professionals are the face of an organization and are responsible for revenue generation.


  • The marketing team is generally responsible for branding and lead generation.
  • Marketing professionals support sales team giving them the prospects or leads who may be interested in buying the product.
  • They are expected to effectively plan marketing strategies or the variety of activities that will generate the interest of the customer in buying the product.
  • Typical marketing activities involve advertising, website promotion, social media advertising, events management and sponsorships, experiential marketing, content marketing, etc.

Customer relationship Management (CRM):

  • Professionals are expected to manage customers pre and post-sales to keep them happy and engaged with the organization.
  • Increase customer loyalty through continuous engagement.
  • Create positive buzz and in turn, spread a good word of mouth about the product and organization.
  • Ensure customer retention and enhanced sales

Employers: Developers, Builders, Brokers and Underwriters, Event Management Companies, Advertisement Agencies, PropTech Firms,

  1. Land & Building Valuation

Understanding the value of a property is a fundamental requirement for any property related transactions i.e. home loans, mortgage loans, auctions, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT), insolvency proceedings, forced or planned liquidation of businesses, dispute resolution or simply for property owner’s knowledge. Such widespread application of valuation makes it a sought after profession. This profession requires technical and financial skills through formal education for faster career growth and opens opportunities for jobs as well as self-employment.

  • Property verification
  • Assessment of technical parameter affection valuation
  • Understanding city economic dynamics
  • Ascertaining applicable building bylaws and other urban development regulations
  • Assessment of a physical condition of a built structure, if any.
  • Assessment of availability of physical and social infrastructure in property neighbourhood.
  • Understanding real estate market dynamics where property is situated.
  • Assess value through a suitable valuation approach.
  • Comply with RICS / IVS Global Valuation Standards and RICS Ethical Standards.

Employers: All Valuation firms, International Property Consultants (IPCs) and the Big Four; Private Equity Firms; Valuation firms, HFCs, Banks, Credit Rating Firms, PropTech firms.

  1. Corporate Finance and Capital Markets:

Finance and capital market professionals primarily deal with sources of funds, capital structure and various investment decisions of their employers or clients. They are expected to maximize shareholders’ wealth and organise long- and short-term finance at optimum cost and favourable terms. Since real estate is a capital-intensive business finance and capital market professionals have a demanding role in business.

  • Interact with business promoters and/or chief financial officers regarding their financing needs.
  • Understand project details for which funds must be raised.
  • Under the type of finance that needs to be raised i.e. debt of equity.
  • Prepare information memorandum for fundraising roadshows.
  • Pitch the deal to prospective financers both institutional and non-institutional.
  • Sign term sheet with prospective funding partner/institution and facilitate due diligence
  • Sign definitive agreements and ensure professional documentation.
  • Facilitate a conducive operating mechanism between participating stakeholders.

Employers: All Consulting & Advisory firms including International Property Consultants (IPCs) and the Big Four; Private Equity Firms; Valuation firms, Real Estate Developers across asset classes, NBFCs, Banks.

  1. Mortgage and Housing Finance

Mortgage and Housing Finance is the cornerstone for residential real estate business. The housing finance business involves both builders and buyers of housing units. This over 10 lakh cores (US$ 1.35 trillion) business, as well as the buyer, is one of the most important components of the Indian finance industry. This business requires diligent techno-commercial managers for an efficient market.

  • Project technical and financial evaluation for mortgage finance to end customers.
  • Site inspection and market research.
  • Competitive benchmarking and assessment of target market
  • Valuation of the project site and individual units
  • Mortgage finance application evaluation and assessment of the borrower.
  • Portfolio management of assets (mortgage loans)
  • Securitization of credit assets evaluation of opportunities and documentation support.

Employers: All Valuation firms, International Property Consultants, HFCs, Banks, Real Estate Developers

  1. Investment Sales:

Real estate being an investment class asset forms an important part of an individual and corporate investment portfolio. Usually, it is dominated by income-generating commercial assets of various types i.e., offices, shops, warehouses, IT Parks, Corporate Office Complex etc. These properties transact several times during their life cycle and are facilitated by Investment Sales professionals. This being an important and expensive decision demands technically sound and prudent financial professionals lead the transactions.

  • Understanding client’s requirement regarding acquisition or disposition
  • Preparing information memorandum for roadshows.
  • Pitching transactions to prospective institutional and non-institutional investors.
  • Managing investor site visits.
  • Negotiating and signing term sheet with a prospective investor.
  • Facilitating due diligence and transaction documentation.
  • Facilitating property handover and possession.

Employers: All consulting and advisory firms, International Property Consultants, Wealth Management firms, Investment Banking firms.

  1. Corporate Real Estate Asset Management:

Corporate real estate (CRE) is the real estate that a company owns or leases for the objective of conducting its operations. A corporate real estate portfolio might include a variety of assets and facilities, such as offices, warehouses, data centres, and retail spaces.

  • Property and lease administration, tenant, and owner management.
  • Prepare asset acquisition, maintenance and management budgets, MIS to corporate leadership.
  • Initiate and implement property management strategies in alignment with corporate business strategies.
  • Initiate work processes to enhance business growth.
  • Create enabling environment to enhance employee performance; and
  • Implement best practices, processes, and standards in asset and facilities management.

Employers: All corporate operating in Manufacturing; Information Technology/ Information Technology enabled services (IT/ITeS); Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI); logistics and warehousing etc. where real estate investment is a significant component of the business assets need the services of Corporate Real Estate Asset Manager.  

  1. Facilities Management:

Facility management can be expressed as a profession that incorporates various disciplines towards ensuring effective & efficient functioning of the built environment through integrating space, people, procedures, and technology. Facilities management is responsible for both internal and external customers in various real estate assets and usually, it is dominated by commercial, organised retail (shopping malls), residential, hospital and industrial properties.

  • Facilities managers assist businesses to plan and safely delivering essential property decisions that assist companies in delivering on their key mission.
  • Helps businesses in making their buildings and offices as efficient as possible.
  • Facilities managers look at the best use of space, suitable technology solutions, human resources, and safe surroundings.
  • Ensure legal responsibilities including health and safety, building regulations, fire regulations, access, and security.
  • Facilities managers advise on other essential services such as catering, cleaning, and maintenance.
  • The scope for facilities managers is extremely varied and services are likely to include: Business Operations; Business Re-Location; Business Support; Health and Safety; Outsourcing Performance Measurement; Procurement; Property Management; Strategic Planning and Advice Utilities and Services. 

Employers: All corporates operating in Telecom & Networking; Corporate offices; Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG); Pharmaceutical Industries; Banking Finance & Insurance; Information Technology; shopping malls & food courts; Educational Institutes; Hospitality & Aviation; State and Central government etc. where real estate is considered as a Business asset requires a Facility manager.


2 year fee for MBA REUI:

INR 12,28,000/- (Noida)
INR 12,30,000/- (Mumbai)

Shiv Prasad Singh MRICS

Associate Professor & Associate Director Programmes, MBA REUI & PGDFM, RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University, Noida

Shekhar Vishnu Nagargoje

Associate Director Programmes, School of Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure, RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University, Mumbai




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what our students say

RICS SBE offers holistic development of an individual. Ample opportunities are given in terms of academic and extracurricular. The school helps to sharpen oneself with proper guidance from the faculties.
Sidharth Kumar
MBA REUI 2017-2019,
Placed at Knight Frank
I find myself at ease doing valuations for different projects, be it a hotel, corporate, residential or entertainment property. Also, being a graduate of RICS SBE, my seniors and management have higher expectations from me than other fresh hires. They are also waiting for me to become an MRICS.
Aakash Garg
MBA REUI 2015,
Placed with CBRE in Valuation & Advisory
The curriculum is regularly updated as per industry requirements and topics like RERA, GST are discussed inside out. I have acquired the requisite skills to understand finance, market research and valuation of a project. The degree I have got is globally recognised and it opens the path for me to become an MRICS or...
Harish Narayanan
Placed at CBRE in Consulting & Valuation