Journal of Property Management

Magazine serving real estate managers.

Articles from Vol. 55, No. 1, January-February

A Comparison of Property Management Accounting Packages: Part 1
A Comparison of Property Management Accounting Packages: Part I The reports produced by a property management software program are reflections of the capabilities and orientation of the program. A listing of the types of reports produced by different...
Alternative Risk Financing for Workers Compensation
Alternative risk financing for workers compensation A number of alternatives to the standard workers compensation policy and financing method have been appearing in the marketplace over the last few years. The cost of providing workers compensation benefits...
Asset Management: Trends for the Future: An Interview with Van L. Pell
Asset Management: Trends for the Future How do you define asset management today? Asset management encompasses a broad range of activities. It is the ongoing process of creation and maintenance of value over a period of time. The manager attempts...
Implementing a Successful Intern Program
Implementing a Successful Intern Program In early 1989, a review of the capital projects for the 26 properties managed by Realty One was completed. The review indicated that several major projects, ranging in estimated value from $80,000 to over $1...
Japanese Owners - American Managers
Japanese Owners--American Managers In only a few years, the Japanese have become a major investment, finance, and development force in the United States real estate industry, ranking fourth in total ownership among foreign investors. Their equity investments,...
Meeting the Demands of a Graying America
Meeting the DEmands of a Graying America What makes a managing senior housing so different from managing regular apartment communities? As the graying of America accelerates, more and more management companies will have to ponder and respond to this...
Property Management 2000
Property Management 2000 The 1980s proved a turbulent decade for property managers, as the real estate industry was thrust into the national spotlight and came under much closer scrutiny by legislators, lenders, and the general public. The litany of...
Real Estate and the Economy - 1990 and Beyond
Real Estate and the Economy--1990 and Beyond In some ways, the state of the real estate markets has seemed relatively unchanged for several years; everything is overbuilt and the Oil Belt is bleeding. We say the same things every year. But there...
Regional Vice Presidents Roundtable: The Year in Review
Regional Vice Presidents Roundtable: The Year in Review How do you anticipate that the real estate needs of the businesses and people in your region will change over the next few years? Michael Simmons, Region 2: Many small companies in our area are...
The Advantages of Prestressed Concrete
The Advantages of Prestressed Concrete There has been much bad press about the extent of corrosion problems in concrete parking structures. Closer examination will reveal that the expensive work is done to correct problems of concrete deterioration caused...
Trading Places: Europe 1992
Trading Places: Europe 1992 By the end of 1992, 12 diverse European countries will unite as one economic power--the European community (EC). The result will be a market that provides both opportunities and challenges to member countries and their trading...
Trends in Insurance - 1990
Trends in Insurance--1990 As we begin the next decade, we can look back on a decade of tremendous change for the insurance industry. However, as we look ahead toward the 1990s, even greater changes will significantly affect the types of insurance and...