IREM Makes News

Everyday, IREM works with the media to stimulate news coverage about the organization, its programs and services, its legislative and issues advocacies,and its members' expertise. Following are highlights of the outstanding coverage that appeared recently in national, regional, and local media outlets.

"IREM Releases 2014 Income, Expense Data on Office Building Performance"
FM Link (Facilities Management News) - Sept. 15, 2014
This article provides highlights of IREM's latest Income/Expense Analysis: Office Buildings research study.

"Houston, IREM Team Up in Eco Collab"
GlobeSt.com - Sept. 15, 2015
This article highlights some specifics of the Memorandum of Understanding between IREM and the City of Houston to promote sustainability and includes quotes from Kevin Roberts, Transwestern Southwest President, on the benefits of the IREM-City of Houston collaboration.

"Associations Beefing Up Their Reserve Accounts"
Chicago Tribune - Sept. 14, 2014
This article highlights key findings of IREM's 2014 Income/Expense Analysis: Condos, Co-ops/HOAs...and includes comments from IREM's Senior Manager Income/Expense Analysis and Research Matthew O'Hara.

"Chicago Landmark AMA Plaza Earns IREM Sustainable Property Certification"
FM Link (Facilities Management News) - Sept. 10, 2014
This photo feature includes information drawn from the IREM news release on the subject plus lots of supplementary information about the building.

"Have You Bridged the Generation Gap?"
National Real Estate Investor - September 5, 2014
In this bylined column by IREM 2014 President Joe Greenblatt, CPM, Greenblatt asserts that Millennials (aka GenYs) are impacting every aspect of how our businesses are structured, from hiring and training practices to how we as business leaders sustain our teams and our organizations from a competitive standpoint. He goes on to observe that as Gen Y infiltrates the workplace, business leaders are challenged to respond positively to the transition in practically everything they do. He makes the case that while some tried and true practices will remain, others will become surprisingly obsolete, holding businesses back from achieving all they can. He stresses that leaders have to be able to discern the difference between the two, and must be nimble in embracing new methodologies as their future success dictates.

"Remote Control"
Commercial Property Executive - September 2014 Issue
This story, on effective oversight of widespread offices, features extensive comments from IREM 2014 President Joe Greenblatt, CPM, and IREM Senior Vice President Mike Lanning, CPM.

"IREM Names 'Student of the Year' Scholarship Winner"
Multi-Housing News - Aug. 22, 2014
This article contains information about the winner and the award and talks about IREM's the variety of things that IREM is doing to attract young people to real estate management careers. It features extensive quotes from Dee Headley, CPM, chair of IREM's Student and Academic Outreach Advisory Board.

"Income for Open Centers Increases in 2013"
GlobeSt.com - Aug. 21, 2014
This article features highlights drawn from IREM's 2014 Income/Expense Analysis Study.

"IREM's Annual Office Building Study Yields Mixed Bag Results"
Commercial Property Executive - Aug. 18, 2014
This article covers highlights of the study and includes quotes from IREM's Senior Manager, Income/Expense Analysis and Research Matt O'Hara.

"Energy Plaza: Rarest Building in the World"
Property Management Bisnow - Aug. 15, 2015
This photo-feature, drawn from an interview with David Bryant, CPM, Senior Property Manager of Energy Plaza, highlight's the building's distinction as the first one in the world to earn IREM's Certified Sustainable Property certification. It goes on to address some of the building" man sustainability achievements

"Moving Toward International Management Standards"
National Real Estate Investor - Aug. 8, 2014
This article, bylined by IREM's Chief Strategy Officer Nancye Kirk, talks about the mission of the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS) Coalition and the commitment of its members -- including IREM -- to promoting the implementation of property measurement standards and encouraging world markets to accept and adopt the IMPS as the primary method of property measurement.

"Beyond Real Estate 101"
Commercial Property Executive - August Issue
This article, which talks about the expansion of real estate programs at colleges and universities and innovative learning approaches being introduced, features extensive comments from IREM's Chief Strategy Officer Nancye Kirk.

"Profile and Compensation Studies"
Insurancenewsnet.com - July 25, 2014
This article covers highlights of IREM's 2014 Profile and Compensation Studies of CPM/CPM Candidate Members and ARM Members.

"A New Day in the Way America Looks at Housing"
National Real Estate Investor - July 18, 2014
In this bylined column by IREM 2014 President Joe Greenblatt, CPM, Greenblatt observes that while we’ve heard about the rent-vs-own debate seemingly for years, there really is no debate. Rather, he asserts, we are witnessing a tectonic shift in the way Americans view the concept of dwelling, a direct result of the rise of the Millennial Generation and a redefinition of what retirement means on the part of baby boomers. He expands on the specific reasons for the tectonic shift, discusses the emergence of the single-family home rental trend as “answering a new need,” and concludes with the observation that there are clearly watershed changes afoot in the home vs. rent discussion.

"Welcome to Property Management 2.0"
National Real Estate Investor - June 27, 2014
In this bylined column by IREM 2014 President Joe Greenblatt, CPM, Greenblatt asserts that a major shift is taking place in the real estate management profession, a blurring of lines between the traditional definitions of property and asset management. He cites the reasons for the change and goes on to observe that achieving the level of sophistication at the property level is more about being a technologically astute and thoughtful operator and then applying your professional skills.

"Legislative Roundup 2014"
The Cooperator - June 2014 Issue
This article summarizes what's happening and what might happen in the New York legislative arena that cold impact the state's condo/co-op/HOA marketplace. It features extensive comments by Dawn Carpenter, CPM, immediate past president of IREM's Greater New York Chapter, who comments on several matters in the state's courts that the chapter is following, one of which is a class-action lawsuit that is challenging New York City[s property tax system. She also touches on several legislative measures in which the chapter and the IREM organization as a whole are following, including tax reform proposals that could impose a limit on the mortgage interest deduction and capital gains, and the repeal of deductions for state and local property taxes.

"As Apartment Boom Continues, Industry Leaders Watch for Oversupply "
Dallas Morning News - June 12, 2014
This story drew some content from the panel titled "Multifamily Boom," held as part of the National Association of Real Estate Editors' 2014 Conference in Houston. IREM President Joe Greenblatt, CPM, a member of the panel, is quoted in the story.

"Legislative Roundup 2014 "
Chicagoland Cooperator - June 2014
This article summarizes what's happening and what might happen in the Illinois legislative arena that could impact the state's condo/coop/HOA marketplace/ It features comments by IREM Member Brian Lozell, CPM, chairman of IREM Chicago Chapter's Legislative Oversight Committee, about his participation in IREM's 2014 Capitol Hill Visit Day and some of the key issues addressed during the visits,. Lozell also talks about the chapter's many state-oriented legislative initiatives, including those that relate to Illinois' Concealed Carry Act and lead paint.

"NAREE Special Report: Will Demand Keep up with Apartment Supply? "
MultiHousing News - June 13, 2014
This article contains highlights of a panel titled "Multifamily Boom," presented on June 11 as part of the National Association of Real Estate Editors' 2014 Conference in Houston, TX. IREM 2014 President Joe Greenblatt, CPM, was one of three panelists and some of his comments are included in the article.

"Dallas High Rise Earns First IREM Certified Sustainable Property Certification "
High Rise Facilities - June 10, 2014
This article contains information highlights drawn from the IREM press release on the subject along with supplementary information about Energy Plaza.

"Choose the Medium for the Message"
National Real Estate Investor - May 23, 2014
This column, bylined by IREM 2014 President Joe Greenblatt, CPM, emphasizes that leadership is about communication and that no talent needs more directed concentration. It underscores the importance for leaders of carefully choosing -- from among myriad available options -- the proper platform and just the right words to engage colleagues and elicit the desired reaction/response to the message being delivered.

"Avoid Property Management Mistakes"
Florida Realtor - May 21, 2014
This article presents highlights of a presentation by IREM President-elect Lori Burger, CPM, to attendees of a property management forum at the Realtor Party Convention & Trade Show Expo in Washington, DC. The focus of the presentation was on common property management mistakes, and strategies to avoid them.

"IREM Leadership Development White Paper Focuses on Techniques for Mastering Presentation Skills"
FMLink - May 19, 2014
This article talks about the availability of the new white paper, highlights it major contents, and recaps the availability of this and 8 other IREM leadership white papers.

"What is a CPM? "
Greenville Journal - April 25, 2014
This article talks about what the CPM designation is and what it means, what it takes to get it, and whether it's worth it.

"A Wake-up Call for a Shrinking World"
National Real Estate Investor - April 25, 2014 Issue
This column, bylined by IREM 2014 President Joe Greenblatt, CPM, calls for real estate practitioners to gain an understanding of the cultural and business expectations of global investors, developers and users who will be a key to their future.

"Office Market Update"
Commercial Real Estate Show - April 17, 2014
IREM Member David Ford, CPM, a senior vice president of Transwestern, was one of the guests on this show. The show examined office market performance for the first quarter of 2014 and forecast cap rates and market performance for the reminder of the year for office properties and office Reits. Other discussion topics: new development and tenant use strategies and office management takeaways.

"Smart building projects to boom in 2018 "
Siliconangle.com - April 16, 2014
In this Blogpost, IREM Immediate Past President Beth Machen, CPM, talks about the ability of smart buildings to attract top employees.

"Smart buildings are getting smarter, more user friendly"
REJournals.com/Illinois Real Estate Journal/Midwest Real Estate News - April 16, 2014
This article features extensive comments from IREM Immediate Past President Beth Machen, CPM, and Dustin Gellman, CEO of Green Per Square Foot, the company that provides the web-based platform for IREM's sustainability program. The key components of IREM Sustainability also are highlighted in the article.

"The Worst is Over, But the Best is Nowhere Near"
Realtor Magazine - April 2014
This article, drawn from a featured program at IREM's 2014 Leadership and Legislative Summit in Washington, DC, highlights views of an economist and two industry leaders on the current state of the economy and real estate and financial markets as well as informed speculation on what lies ahead.

"IREM and CCIM's Big Day on the Hill"
Property Management Bisnow - April 14, 2014
This coverage -- punched up with relevant photography -- highlights the key issues that IREM and CCIM Members took to Capitol Hill Wed., April 9, as part of IREM's 14th Annual Leadership and Legislative Summit. It also highlights the presentation to U.S. Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) of IREM and CCIM's "Legislator of the Year" award.

"Salaries of ARM-Certified residential property managers continues to rise"
FMLink - April 9 issue
This article highlights the key findings of IREM's Profile and Compensation Study, ARM Edition 2014.

"CPM designees earn nearly twice the salary of average property managers"
FMLink - April 4 issue
This article highlights the key findings of IREM's Profile and Compensation Study, CPM Edition 2014.

"The New Age of Green: No Building Left Behind"
National Real Estate Investor - March 21 issue
This column, bylined by IREM 2014 President Joe Greenblatt, CPM, calls for democratization of the concept and process of sustainability, making widely accessible the education and tools necessary to bring environmental and fiscal value to all properties, everywhere.

"IREM Seeks Balance Amid Projected Talent Shortfall"
AZRE (Arizona Commercial Real Estate) Magazine - March/April 2014
This article talks about what IREM as an organization is doing to promote real estate management as a career option to young professionals; how IREM is helping the Arizona chapter and its members attract and retain professional talent; and, finally, initiatives the chapter is taking to attract and support young professionals.

"IREM launches free online real estate management marketplace for products and services"
FMLink - March 17, 2014
This article talks about how the Real Estate Management Marketplace works and highlights the categories of service providers it contains.

"IREM leadership development white paper gives best practices for coaching and developing others"
FMLink - March 12, 2014
This feature article highlights the general content of the new IREM white paper as well as important reader take-aways.

"Property Managers Can Help Grow NOI, Too"
GlobeSt.com - Feb. 27. 2014 issue
In this article, IREM 2014 President Joe Greenblatt, CPM, talks about how property managers can contribute to NOI growth and help grow their clients' bottom line.

"What's it like to be a manager in a war zone? "
Real Estate Weekly - Feb. 12. 2014 issue
The complete version of this article appears in the Jan./Feb. 2014 issue of the Journal of Property Management and is excerpted here with permission from IREM.

"Hold the Line"
Commercial Property Executive - Feb. 2014 Issue
This article examines 2014 budgets earmarked to run and upgrade buildings. It features comments from IREM Member and past IREM President Reggie Mullins, CPM, and IREM Member Mez Birdie, CPM. It also draws information, with attribution, from IREM's 2013 Income/Expense Analysis  reports.

"Retail Leasing and Investment Sales 2014 "
Commercial Real Estate Show - Jan. 23, 2014
Mez Birdie, CPM, CCIM, is one of three guests on the show and discusses leasing strategies for landlords with host Michael Bull.

"The Hurry-Up Generation"
Commercial Property Executive - January 2014 Issue
This article examines what millennials in the real estate management industry value in the workplace and how supervisiors can best ensure that these employees are motivated, productive, and happy on the job. IREM Members are quoted throughout, including 2014 President Joe Greenblatt, CPM; Kent Bell, CPM; Ashley Cooper, CPM; Dee Headley, CPM; Va'Shajn Parr, CPM Candidate; and Karen Whitt, CPM.

"2014 Legislative Agenda"
Multi-Housing News - January 2014 Issue
This article looks at the key issues CRE will face in the coming year and features comments from Beth Wanless, IREM's senior manager of government affairs.

"IREM and GreenPSF Launch Sustainability Property Challenge "
National Real Estate Investor - Dec, 23, 2013
This article talks about the key aspects of the challenge and includes quotes from IREM's EVP and CEO Russ Salzman and Lynn Disbrow, IREM's COO for Membership and Marketing Services.

"IREM Launches 3-Part Sustainability Program"
Commercial Property Executive - Dec, 11, 2013
This front-page article draws highlights from the press release issued by IREM on its new Sustainability Program.

"The Climbing Cost of Condo Care"
Wall Street Journal - Nov. 29, 2013
This article keys off on the cost of condo care in 2012 drawn, with attribution, from IREM's 2013 Income/Expense Analysis Condominiums/Co-ops/PUDS Report.

"The Future of Property Management"
Property Management Bisnow - Nov. 22, 2013
In this issue – which includes copy and photos – IREM 2014 President Joe Greenblatt, CPM, talks about factors that are contributing to millennials’ increasing interest in property management careers. He also talks about the success of IREM’s outreach to colleges and universities to promote interest in the field and provides advice on what it takes to be a successful property management practitioner.

"Q&A: Inside Real Estate -- Modern Management"
San Diego Union Tribune - Nov. 4, 2013
In this profile -- incorporating copy and photos -- IREM 2014 President Joe Greenblatt, CPM, reveals personal data about himself (e.g. favorite cuisine, favorite movies and hobbies, etc.) and then goes on to articulate his thoughts on the impact of the Great Recession on apartment management...including new trends it has spawned. He also addresses the effect of social media on operations and several other topics.

"IREM's Fall Leadership Conference"
Property Management Bisnow - Entire Oct. 25 issue
This issue contains editorial and photographic highlights of the six-day conference.

"IREM Special Report: Getting and Keeping Young Talent"
Commercial Property Executive - Oct. 23, 2013
This article covers highlights of a panel discussion at IREM's Fall Leadership Conference on what coveted members of the Millennial generation want, how to hire them, and how to keep them.

"IREM Special Report: Embrace Transformative Change, Beware of Complacency, Yardi Founder Urges"
Commercial Property Executive - Oct. 21, 2013
This article covers the highlights of a keynote address delivered by Yardi CEO and Founder Anant Yardi at IREM's Fall Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, AZ.

"IREM Special Report: 2014 Policy Outlook "
Commercial Property Executive - Oct. 17. 2013
This article covered highlights of a panel discussion during IREM's Fall Leadership Conference focused on a variety of legislative policy issues of importance to the commercial real estate industry.

"IREM Will Recognize Crisis Nursery"
GlobeSt.com - September 30, 2013
This article talks about IREM's community service project in the Phoenix area tied to the 2013 IREM Fall Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, AZ.

"Back to School with IREM"
Property Management Bisnow - September 13 Edition
This pictorial mini-feature focuses on two recent IREM MOUs with universities to advance the real estate management profession and promote careers in real estate management.

"What Does an Onsite HOA Manager Do?"
HOAleaders.com - September Issue
This article examines the job responsibilities of HOA managers and includes several quotes from IREM Member Brian Lozell, CPM

"It Could Have Been Worse"
Apartment Finance Today and Affordable Housing Finance - Sept. 4 edition
This story highlights key findings of IREMs 2013 Income/Expense Analysis: Federally Assisted Apartments' report and includes quotes from I/E Reports Manager Matthew O'Hara

"Phoning for a Home" - (Page 42)
Multifamily Executive - September Issue
This feature story examines the pros and cons of in-house versus outsourced call centers and features extensive comments from IREM 2013 President-elect Joe Greenblatt, CPM.

"Bottom Up"
Multi-Housing News - September Issue
This article examines how product and services procurement decisions are made at apartment companies and features extensive comments from IREM 2013 President-elect Joe Greenblatt, CPM, and IREM Member Dan Flamini, CPM

"Tenant Retention Tactics Before They Even Move In"
Officing Today - Aug 22, 2013
In this article, Past IREM President Jo Anne Corbitt, CPM, provides seasoned advice on tenant retention.

"Management that Adds Value"
Commercial Real Estate Show - Aug 8, 2013
IREM 2013 President-elect Joe Greenblatt, CPM, and Senior Vice President Jay Windsor, CPM, were interviewed by Host Michael Bull, on many, many topics -- ranging from what the typical mission statement is for a property manager and the standard components of a typical management plan to challenges property managers face when owners want to cut costs, the changing role of the property manager, and new technologies being used by property management practitioners. The show airs in 12 major radio markets across the U.S.: Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, Houston, Dallas, Sacramento, Seattle, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Albuquerque and Honolulu.

"Commercial Management Drawing More Players to the Table"
Real Estate Weekly - Aug 8, 2013
This article, drawn from in-person interviews with IREM 2013 President Beth Machen, CPM, and President-elect Joe Greenblatt, CPM, covers a wide range of topics: how real estate management increasingly is becoming a career of choice, not chance; the need for real estate managers to have strong technical as well as leadership skills, driven by more sophisticated owner demands; how IREM's platform of education and outreach has helped real estate managers "leap from the basement to the boardroom;" IREM's dual focus on serving members and the industry at large; and much more.

"Women of Influence"
Real Estate Forum - July/August issue
With online updates in September IREM 2013 President Beth Machen, CPM, was honored by Real Estate Forum as one its 2013 CRE Women of Influence. A profile of Beth was included in the magazine as well as in online transmissions.

"My Story: Beth Machen"
Property Management Bisnow - July 19, 2013
Among other dimensions, this story sheds light on how IREM 2013 President Beth Machen got into property management business, how she got involved with IREM, and her pride and experience being a LEED AP.  It also reveals her more-personal side, showcasing her immediate and loving family and the great joy she's experiencing being a grandparent.

"Associations That Matter"
Commercial Real Estate Show - July 3, 2013
Host Michael Bull talks with the national leaders of five of the top commercial real estate associations -- including IREM 2013 President Beth Machen, CPM -- about the benefits of membership. The show airs in 12 major radio markets across the U.S.: Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, Houston, Dallas, Sacramento, Seattle, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Albuquerque and Honolulu.

"Know Your Message and Audience"
GlobeSt.com - July 2, 2013
This article, bylined by IREM 2013 President Beth Machen, CPM, provides guidance on developing good communication skills and talks about how these skills can enhance job performance and build stronger personal and professional relationships.

"Playing it Safe"
Multi-housing News - July 2013 Issue
This article talks about how most apartment communities are now advocating renters insurance for all residents and features extensive comments by IREM Member Jesse Holland, CPM.

"Retailers Push for Online Sales Tax Collection"
Commercial Property Executive - July 2013 Issue
This article talks about efforts to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act, and features comments from IREM’s Chief Legislative and Research Officer Chuck Achilles.

"Filling the CRE Leadership Void"
GlobeSt.TV - June 20, 2013
IREM's 2013 President-elect Joe Greenblatt, CPM, is interviewed by ALM Media Group Content Director John Salustri. The subject: The importance of leadership skills for real estate management practitioners and major initiatives IREM is mounting to provide leadership education and training.

"Old Partners, New Rules"
Commercial Property Executive - June 2013
This story, which talks about the convergence of property management and asset management roles, features comments from IREM 2013 President Beth Machen, CPM, IREM 2013 President-elect Joe Greenblatt, CPM, and Senior Vice President Chris Mellen, CPM.

"Sequester Soft Patch"
Commercial Property Executive - June 2013
This story examines the impact of sequestration and Washington gridlock on CRE, and looks at the three key issues that IREM Members took to Capitol Hill in April: Carried interest, Internet Sales Tax Fairness, and Lead Paint in Commercial Buildings. It features extensive comments from IREM's Chief Legislative and Research Officer Chuck Achilles.

"Behind Closed Doors: The Costly Cleanup of Meth Labs"
Multifamily Executive - May 2, Issue
This story, which examines the cost of cleaning up meth labs, features extensive comments from IREM Member Cliff Hockley, CPM.

"Q& A: Joe Greenblatt, Institute of Real Estate Management"
Scottsman Guide, Commercial Edition - May 2013
IREM's 2013 President-elect Joe Greenblatt, CPM, responds to a series of questions posed by the publication's associate editor...ranging from "What are IREM's priorities for 2013 ?" to "What impact does good asset management have on property values?"

"Where Tech Meets Touch"
Multi-Housing News - May Issue
This story focuses on the innovative, new, hands-on Learning Center  in New York developed by Cooper Square Realty, AMO, that teaches multifamily maintenance. It features extensive comments from company CEO David Kuperberg, CPM,  and IREM 2012 President Jim Evans, CPM.

"IREM and CCIM Honor Legislator"
Property Management Bisnow - April 12 edition
This coverage - punched up with relevant photography - explains why Rep. Stephen Cohen (D-TV) was recognized by IREM and CCIM as their "Legislator of the Year.".

"Carried Interest Rears its Head, Again"
GlobeSt.com - April 12 edition
This story focuses on the carried interest issue that IREM took to Capitol Hill on April 10 and features comments from IREM's Chief Legislative and Research Officer Chuck Achilles.

"Property Management's TopWomen"
Real Estate Bisnow Washington, DC - April 9 edition
This coverage - punched up with relevant photography - captures some highlights of a panel discussion presented during IREM's 2013 Leadership and Legislative Summit in Washington, DC, in which some top-achieving women in real estate management shared secrets of their management success...and much more.

"IREM Goes to Washington"
GlobeSt.com - April 8 issue
Promoted as a "top story of the day," this feature, drawn from an interview with IREM's Chief Legislative and Research Officer Chuck Achilles, focuses on the three key issues that IREM Members would be taking to Capitol Hill Wed., April 10.

"Leadership Qualities at the Core of Competitiveness"
Canadian Property Management - March issue
This article promotes IREM's new White Papers series on leadership-related topics and includes an excerpt -- with original illustrations -- from the recently issued IREM White Paper: The Real Estate Management Professional Leadership Competency Model.

"Hey Congress! IREM and CCIM Head to Capitol Hill"
Property Management Bisnow - March 29, 2013
This coverage - punched up with relevant photography - is drawn from an interview with IREM's Chief Legislative and Research Officer Chuck Achilles. In it, Chuck highlights the three key issues that IREM and CCIM Members will be taking to Capitol Hill Wed., April 10, as part of IREM's 13th Annual Leadership and Legislative Summit.

Part II: "Mentoring, Passion for CRE Lead to Success"
GlobeSt.com - March 28, 2013
This is the second of a two-part Q&A profile of IREM 2013 President Beth Machen, CPM. In it, she talks about how and why women will continue to succeed in the CRE industry, what IREM is doing to showcase talented women, and what advice she would give to women starting out in the field in order for them to be successful.

Part I: "Women a 'Great Fit' for CRE"
GlobeSt.com - March 27, 2013
This is the first of a two-part Q&A profile of IREM 2013 President Beth Machen, CPM. In it, she talks about what attracted her to the world of commercial real estate, how she developed her career, her perspectives on women's roles in the CRE industry, and the gender challenges she's faced.

"IREM Inks MOU with Two Universities"
Property Management Bisnow - March 15, 2013
This coverage - punched up with relevant photography - is drawn from an interview with IREM's Chief Strategy Officer Nancye Kirk. It highlights recent Memos of Understanding (MOUs) IREM has signed with the University of Wisconsin - Stout and Cornell University as part of IREM's academic outreach to promote attractive career opportunities in property management.

"Peak Season"
Multi Housing News - April 2013 Issue
This story focuses on tricks of the trade to prepare apartments for the warmer weather and features comments from IREM 2013 President-elect Joe Greenblatt, CPM, IREM 2013 Secretary/Treasurer Lori Burger, CPM, and IREM Members Cindy Clare, CPM, and Mike Daniels, CPM.

"HOA Board Members Behaving Badly? Know How and When to Discipline"
HOAleader.com - February 2013
This article -- which explains when it is appropriate for HOA boards to consider disciplining their follow board members, along with the possible range of action they can take -- features comments from IREM 2013 Secretary/Treasurer Lori Burger, CPM.

"HOA Presidents' Club : Time to Join or Start One?"
HOAleader.com - Feb. 22 edition
This article, which examines the benefits of  joining a local HOA Presidents' Club, includes comments from IREM 2013 Secretary/Treasurer Lori Burger, CPM.

"How are We Doing"
Commercial Property Executive - March 2013 issue
This story examines best practices to maximize customer satisfaction and features extensive comments from Henry Voges, CPM, a member of the IREM Executive Committee and IREM Member Steven Ring, CPM.

"Resident Satisfaction: Benchmarking Tools"
Commercial Property Executive - Feb. 14, 2013
This article focuses on a new resident survey strategy to be rolled out by Kettler Management, AMO, and is drawn from an IREM-arranged interview with IREM Member Cindy Clare, CPM, company president.

"Tech Roundtable: Big Data, Business Intelligence, Social Media, and More"
Multifamily Executive - Feb. 19, 2013
This story focuses on where technology is going in the multifamily sector in 2013 and features extensive commentary from IREM 2013 President-elect Joe Greenblatt, CPM.

"Rent Hike Transparency: How to Sell the Increase"
Multifamily Executive - Feb. 12, 2013
This article talks about how to sell rent increases to apartment residents and features comments from IREM Member Nicholas Dunlap, CPM.

"A Look Inside IREM"
The Chicagoland Cooperator - January 2013 Issue
This article takes an in-depth look at IREM's strategic principles, history, aspirations and accomplishments from its founding in 1933 to the present day.

"It's Time to Get Out of the Way: An Interview with Joe Greenblatt"
High Rise Facilities - January 2013 Issue
In this feature article, IREM 2013 President-elect Joe Greenblatt, CPM, talks about what it takes to thrive in commercial real estate.

"Investment Forecast"
Multi-Housing News - January 2013 Issue
In this cover story, IREM 2013 President-elect Joe Greenblatt, CPM, joins other multi-family sector leaders in sharing thoughts on the election outcome and forecasts for investment.

"The Big Three"
Multi-Housing News - January 2013 Issue
This story, which focuses on important legislative issues for the multi-family industry sector in 2013, features extensive comments from IREM's Chief Legislative and Research Officer Chuck Achilles.