Department of Civil Construction and Real Estate Economics and Management

Head of the department

Dr.oec., profesor Ineta Geipele

Office administrator of the department

Mg.oec. Iveta Stāmure

  • The history of the Department of Civil Construction and Real Estate Economics and Management dates back to 26 July 1968, when at the basis of the Department of Construction Engineering of the Faculty of Civil Engineering of Riga Polytechnic Institute, the Department of Construction Economics and Organisation of the Faculty of Engineering Economics was established, attracting to the new department academic staff members specialising in construction economics and organisation.
  • Since 2005, the Department of Department of Civil Construction and Real Estate Economics and Management has been implementing specialist training in nationally important civil construction and real estate areas such as
    • Real estate development,
    • Operation and maintenance,
    • Administration and management,
    • Appraisal and construction engineering economics,
    • Including construction cost estimation.
  • Since 2009, the Department has been an integral part of the Institute of Civil Engineering and Real Estate Economics.
  • Since 2002, Dr. oec., RTU professor Ineta Geipele has been the Head of the Department of Civil Construction and Real Estate Economics and Management.
  • The curriculum has been developed in collaboration with real estate professionals
    • The Association of Management and Administration of Latvian Housing,
    • Latvian Real Estate Association,
    • Latvian Association of Property Appraisers.
  • In 2015, the representatives of Construction Industry Expert Council took part in the curriculum development.
  • The Department ensures that students acquire theoretical knowledge, while professional associations provide students with practical experience in the field of study.

Department study programs

Academic staff of the Department of Civil Construction and Real Estate Economics and Management:

Ineta Geipele

  • Head of the Department
  • Professor
  • Doctor of Economics
  • Leading Researcher

Jānis Vanags

  • Professor
  • Doctor of Economics
  • Leading Researcher

Tatjana Tambovceva

  • Professor
  • Doctor of Economics
  • Leading Researcher

Sanda Lapuķe

  • Associated Professor
  • Doctor of Economics
  • Leading Researcher

Gita Actiņa

  • Associated Professor
  • Doctor of Economics
  • Researcher

Baiba Pļaviņa

  • Assistant Professor
  • Doctor of Economics
  • Researcher

Kristīne Fedotova

  • Assistant Professor
  • Doctor of Economics

Antra Kundziņa

  • Assistant Professor
  • Doctor of Engineering

Raja Kočanova

  • Assistant Professor
  • Doctor of Management
  • Researcher

Linda Kauškale

  • Assistant Professor
  • Doctor of Economics
  • Researcher

Iveta Amoliņa

  • Doctor of Economics
  • Researcher

Jānis Viesturs

  • Assistant Professor
  • Doctor of Economics
  • Researcher

Edgars Pudzis

  • Master of Spatial Planning
  • Master of Project Management
  • Researcher

Jānis Zvirgzdiņš

  • Professional Master’s degree in Economics
  • Researcher

Ņikita Kočanovs

  • Practical assistant professor
  • Master of Engineering
  • MBA
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) Architectural Lighting Design and Design management
  • Researcher

Iveta Stāmure

  • Head of the study office
  • Professional Master’s degree in Construction Business and Real Estate
  • Researcher

Renāte Muskate

  • Lector
  • Professional Master’s degree in Construction Business and Real Estate

Rashmi Jaymin Sanchaniya

  • MBA
  • Researcher

Ģirts Zariņš

  • Practical assistant profesor
  • MBA, Bachelor of Science in Physics, specialization IT
  • Researcher

Uldis Plūmīte

  • Lector
  • Master of Social Sciences in Business

Kaspars Freimanis

  • Lector
  • Dipl.REM
  • Dipl. Construction Cost Evaluator Engineer
  • Professional Master’s degree in Construction Business and Real Estate
  • Research assistant

Kaspars Ločs

  • Lector
  • Dipl. Architectural technologies and construction management
  • Research assistant

Methodological literature published by the Department:

«Stratēģiskie pārvaldības lēmumi: preces izplatīšana tirgū, marketinga loģistika, merčendaizings» (Strategic Management Decisions: Product Promotion, Marketing Logistics, Merchandising) (2007) / Ineta Geipele, Kristīne Fedotova

«Investīcijas nekustamajā īpašumā» (Investment in Real Estate) (2007) / Jānis Vanags

«Būvuzņēmuma saimnieciskās darbības vērtēšana» (Evaluation of the Business Activity of a Construction Company) (2007) / Jānis Vanags

«Tirgvedības stratēģiskā vadīšana būvniecībā» (Strategic Management of Marketing in Construction) (2007) / Ineta Geipele

«Projektu vadīšana: studijām un biznesam» (Project Management: For Studies and Business) (2004) / Ineta Geipele un Tatjana Tambovceva

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