Journal of Property Management

Magazine serving real estate managers.

Articles from Vol. 73, No. 1, January/February

A Diamond Is Forever
IREM family celebrates 75 yearsIt's a new year and the start of something very special for our organization: Celebrating our 75 years of education, ethics and excellence. When you start to think about what this 75 years means for our profession, we are...
Gateway to Gorgeous
Famous PropertiesBoston's Rowes Wharf offers tenants and visitors a taste of everythingWhat better way to honor one of America's most famous harbors than with an impressive and all-encompassing property that represents the city's vibrant personality?...
Greening Leases
Owners and managers must spell out sustainability in leasesWith the number of able buildings growing in the marketplace, leasing practices have followed suit. Once property owners and managers build or integrate sustainable processes into their buildings,...
IREM Foundation Adopts New Focus, Priorities
In the months prior to the 2007 IREM Fall Meetings, the officers for the IREM Foundation and IREM met to review and sharpen the focus of the Foundation. This work was a culmination of a strategic planning process for the Foundation that had begun in...
Let It Snow
Preparing your property for winter prevents unforeseen hazardsThe alarm clock goes off, and a tired figure rises and shuffles quietly across the room. Peering between the slats of the blinds, he is greeted by the sight of an immaculate, undisturbed blanket...
Market Solutions
Schmooze & sellMr. Shmooze: Phe Art and Science of Selling Phrough Relationships by Richard Abraham, presents a composite character of the most successful and gregarious salespeople in America. This character, Mr. Shmooze, demonstrates how to turbo-charge...
Online Portals
Residential Managers Offer Leading eurodge Communication Tools For Existing and Potential TenantsA Web site boasting high-end photography and up-to-the-minute features helps attract and retain residents at Mark-Taylor communities in Arizona. This resident...
Portals: The Gateway to Superior Service and Increased Marketability
With technology at the forefront of real estate, the amount of accessibility to business information continues to grow exponentially. The profound impact of instant access to data is clear to those managing a real estate business, but how does this access...
REcruiting TalEnt
Talent in Property Management Takes On New ImportanceThe Baby Boomers are at it again. After years of leading the way on various trends (think rock 'n roll in the 1960s and jogging in the 1980s), many Boomers are about to stir things up again as they...
Recruitment Drive
Recent real estate graduates make an impact at property management firmsDuring the last several years, colleges and universities across the country have begun to tailor their business curriculum to better meet the needs of a variety of industries. The...
REdEfining thE Anchor TEnant
IREM MEmbErs and REtail ProfEssionals ProvidE InsightShopping centers will always be in a state of constant change and evolution. In order to keep up with shifting consumer demands and shopping trends, foresight and flexibility are critical to any shopping...
Rules of Attraction
Getting the best management team in place requires a marketing strategyImagine a perfect management world: It's Monday morning and you're extremely satisfied. Your new property management team is self motivated, you're happy with everyone's performance...
Soaring Growth in Pacific Northwest
Technology, tourism and surging oil prices revitalize region's real estateThe Pacific Northwest, encompassing Washington state, Oregon, Alaska and Northern California, has experienced quite the economic rollercoaster ride in the past decade. After surviving...
Stepping on the Green
IREM AMO Firm Helps Adobe Conserve Energy and Save MoneyNearly every day a new report appears in the media underscoring the importance of "going green," which really relates to environmental protection, waste reduction and resource conservation. A number...
Survey Says
New technologies enable property managers to transform their customer survey processAdvances in customer survey technology can help property managers harness customer feedback by capturing the right information at the right time. These technologies open...
Surviving Burnout
When stress starts to replace your old passion for work, make a change". ..everything can be taken away from a person but one thing: the last of the human feedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way....
What's Up?
News and Notes from IREM® HeadquartersLanding the deals* The Thomas F. Cempenni Co., owned by Thomas F. Cempenni, CPM, made the following business transactions:* Represented ownership in the signing of over $500,000 in aggregate rent in various properties...