Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Show Summary Details
In This Section

Baltic Journal of Real Estate Economics and Construction Management

1 Issue per year

Open Access
See all formats and pricing
In This Section

Residential Building Management System Features and Underlying Factors

Iveta Puķīte
  • Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • Email:
/ Ineta Geipele
  • Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • Email:
Published Online: 2016-03-05 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/bjreecm-2015-0006


For the implementation of real estate management, in accordance with the legislative framework of good practice and quality management, a system is required that helps the processes to be arranged according to their fundamental values, criteria and functions. The study sets residential property management elements and factors influencing them. The significance of the topic is set by the developing industry and the requirement for quality and sustainable management model that includes all interested parties - owners, lessees, tenants, users on the one side, housing managers on the other and the state, local government and non-governmental organisations on the third side. The development of this sector as a whole depends on the quality of residential housing management process.

Keywords: Residential buildings; management; system


  • Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (2014). Statistic database. Retrieved from http://www.csb.gov.lv/dati/statistikas-datubazes-28270.html

  • Geipele, I., Geipele, S., Plavina, B., Stamure, I. (2012). Pricing Peculiarities of Apartment House Management in Latvia. 7th International Scientific Conference Business and Management -2012. Selected Papers, Lithuania, Vilnius, May 10-11, 2012. 1075-1082. ISSN 2029-4441, e-ISSN 2029-929X. http://dx.doi.org/10.3846/bm.2012.137 [Crossref]

  • Geipele, S., Geipele, I., Slava, D., Stāmure, I. (2012). Social, Economic and Legal Problems of Housing Management in Latvia. The 7th International Scientific Conference “Business and Management 2012”: Selected Papers, Lithuania, Vilnius, 10-11 May, 2012. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University: VGTU Press “Technika”, 2012, 631-638. ISBN 978-609-457-116-9.

  • ISSN 2029-4441, e-ISSN 2029-929X. http://dx.doi.org/10.3846/bm.2012.082 [Crossref]

  • Gould, S, Hawkins, M. (2015) Modeling Multifamily Buildings with eQuest: A Case Study of Prediction versus Reality. ASHRAE Transactions. 2015, 121(1), p1-8.

  • Facilities Management Good Practice Guide. Facility Management Association of Australia Ltd. 2012. ABN: 57 003 551 844. Retrieved November 20, 2015, from https://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Sustainability/WhatCanIDo/Documents/Facilities_Mgt_MUR_Guide.pdf

  • Legislation of the Republic of Latvia (1937). Latvijas Republikas Civillikums. Lietu tiesības [The Civil Law of the Republic of Latvia, Part 3.]. Retrieved September 8, from http://likumi.lv/doc.php?id=225418

  • Legislation of the Republic of Latvia (2015). Dzīvojamo māju pārvaldīšanas likums [Law On Administration of Residential Houses]. Retrieved September 2, 2015, from http://likumi.lv/ta/id/193573-dzivojamo-maju-parvaldisanas-likums

  • Legislation of the Republic of Latvia (1937). Latvijas ilgtermiņa ekonomiskā stratēģija [Latvian long-term economic strategy.]. Retrieved September 12, from http://likumi.lv/doc.php?id=54441

  • Ministry of Economcs, 2015. Ekonomikas ministrija, Daudzdzīvokļu māju energoefektivitātes paaugstināšanas finanšu pieejamības Ex ante izvērtējums. Retrived from http://kom.esfondi.lv/Shared%20Documents/DMS_ExAnte_26022015.docx

  • Sawyer, S., Crowston, K., Wigrand, R.T., Allbritton, M. The social embeddedness of Transactions: Evidence from the Residential real - Estate Industry. The Information Society, 19(2), 135-154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01972240309460 [Crossref]

  • SEB bank. Latvijā ir lielākā nevienlīdzība ienākumu sadalē starp Baltijas valstīm, 2014. Retrieved September 11, from http://seb.lv/lv/about/press-centre/press-releases/y2014/maijs/15052014/

  • Slava, D., Geipele, S. (2012). Legal and Economic Problems of Housing Management in Latvia. Economics and Business, 22, 144-153. ISSN 1407-7337, e-ISSN 2255-8756.

  • Savickas, R., Savickiene, R., Bielskus, J. (2015). Technical measures to decrease heat energy consumption of final customer in multi - apartment buildings according to energy efficiency directive. Science - Future of Lithuania / Mokslas - Lietuvos Ateitis, 7(4), ISSN 2029-2341, eISSN 2029-2252. http://dx.doi.org/10.3846/mla.2015.822 [Crossref]

  • Vanags, J., (2010). Nekustamā īpašuma ekonomika. Monograph. Rīga: Riga technical University. ISBN 978-9934-10-020-8.

  • Vanags, J., Geipele, I. (2008). Latvijas tautsaimniecība un būvniecības nozares attīstības ietekme uz nekustamā īpašuma tirgu. [Latvian economy and the impact of the development of construction sec-tor to the real estate market]. Monograph. Rīga: RTU Publishing house. 196 p.

About the article

Published Online: 2016-03-05

Published in Print: 2015-12-01

Citation Information: Baltic Journal of Real Estate Economics and Construction Management, ISSN (Online) 2255-9671, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/bjreecm-2015-0006. Export Citation

© 2016. This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Public License. (CC BY 4.0)

Comments (0)

Please log in or register to comment.
Log in