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IREM® Foundation announces Women in Leadership Scholarship: Honoring 90 years of impact

CHICAGO (January 5, 2024) - In honor of IREM's 90th anniversary last year, and an historic all-women leadership team, the IREM Foundation set a heartfelt and audacious goal in 2023: to raise $90,000 in support of empowering women to earn their IREM certification and gain access to powerful networking opportunities through IREM. The IREM Foundation is thrilled to announce it will provide aspiring women in the industry access to education with a brand-new Women in Leadership scholarship in 2024 and offer eligible scholarship recipients a stipend to attend the 2024 Global Summit....more information

IREM® Foundation announces 2024 President and Board of Directors

CHICAGO (January 4, 2024) - The IREM Foundation welcomes its 2024 President, Dee Headley, CPM®, succeeding Walter “Chip” Crumpler, Jr. CPM®.  

Dee is a Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield, and is responsible for more than 19 million square feet of real estate. Her account management responsibilities include oversight of a team of managers supporting more than 48 clients and 180 buildings....more information

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IREM® announces 2024 Leadership Team and Board of Directors

CHICAGO (January 2, 2024) – IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) is pleased to announce the organization’s 2024 leaders, beginning with President Libby Ekre, CPM®, succeeding Renee Savage, CPM®, CCIM, who now serves as the 2024 Immediate Past President. The organization has elected another all-women leadership team that can take IREM to the next level of advancing the real estate management profession....more information

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The IREM® Foundation announces 2023 recognition award winners

CHICAGO (October 18, 2023) – The IREM Foundation honors individuals who’ve made notable contributions and demonstrated overwhelming commitment to the field of real estate management. At the recent 2023 IREM Global Summit in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, three individuals were recognized in three award categories that celebrate their achievements in education, humanitarianism, and efforts to elevate professional real estate management...more information

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IREM® announces 2023 REME Award winners

CHICAGO (October 17, 2023) – IREM’s REME Awards honor innovation, achievement, and overall excellence in real estate management. This year,  the REME Awards have been expanded to honor both a company and an individual that have advanced Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) initiatives and inspired leadership and social justice advocacy. All of this year’s winners remind us that mentorship, sustainability, professionalism, community engagement, and a commitment to continuous learning are the cornerstones of success in this dynamic field....more information

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IREM® announces 2023 REME Award finalists

CHICAGO (August 16, 2023) – Every day, real estate managers make an impact on the lives of so many people across the globe. To recognize their noteworthy contributions and achievements, IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) presents the Real Estate Management Excellence (REME) Awards. This year’s awards acknowledge excellence in 9 distinct categories, celebrating outstanding achievements of both real estate management individuals and companies....more information

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Broad coalition of housing providers and lending associations warns FHFA against rent control

August 10, 2023 – Eighteen associations representing housing providers, lenders and residents today sent a letter  to Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Sandra Thompson warning that mandatory rent control and rent stabilization policies will increase rents, reduce the capital needed to boost the supply of housing, and ultimately hurt current and future renters....more information

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IREM® hosts briefing on Capitol Hill

CHICAGO (July 20, 2023) – IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) hosted a congressional briefing highlighting the impact of sustainability measures and related federal proposals on the real estate industry. The briefing addressed various issues including the current state of sustainability in commercial real estate, the Choice in Affordable Housing Act, and the Respect State Housing Laws Act...more information

IREM® marks 90th anniversary 90 days ahead of its Global Summit

CHICAGO (July 9, 2023) – This year, IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) is celebrating its 90th anniversary. As part of its yearlong celebration, IREM is excited to honor its rich history, accomplishments, and contributions to the real estate industry including at its highly anticipated 2023 IREM Global Summit in Toronto, Ontario, Canada....more information

IREM® honors Women of Influence in commercial real estate

CHICAGO (May 31, 2023) – IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) is proud to announce the annual recognition of exceptional IREM members who’ve made significant contributions to the commercial real estate industry. The GlobeSt Women of Influence Awards celebrate their remarkable achievements, leadership, and impact of women professionals across all sectors of the real estate world....more information

IREM® joins SAPOA to advance real estate management

CHICAGO (May 24, 2023) – IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) is proud to join SAPOA (South African Property Owners Association) to endorse a Memorandum of Understanding between these two organizations. This partnership promotes professionalism and paves the way for career growth for property managers in South Africa through skills development and certification....more information

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The Pradera wins 2023 People’s Choice Sustainable Property Award

CHICAGO (May 1, 2023) – By popular vote, The Pradera in Richardson, Texas has won the 2023 People’s Choice Sustainable Property Award, a crowdsourced competition between five recipients of the 2023 Jackson Control Sustainability Awards. The Jackson Control Sustainability Awards  recognize exceptional performance by the teams of people behind IREM® Certified Sustainable Properties, or CSPs. Built in 2009 with 360 units, The Pradera’s garden-style property blends sustainability with the natural environment...more information

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IREM® joins ThinkProp (ADRES) to advance real estate management

CHICAGO (April 12, 2023) – IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) is proud to join ThinkProp Advanced Real Estate Services to endorse a Memorandum of Understanding. Together, the two organizations are committed to advancing the real estate management profession through the mutual exchange of information and business practices in the UAE and the United States...more information

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IREM® Earns 2023 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award

CHICAGO (March 29, 2023) – IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) is proud to announce it has received the 2023 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for Sustained Excellence from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for the seventh consecutive year!...more information

IREM® Foundation announces 2023 President and Board of Directors

CHICAGO (January 31, 2023) – The IREM Foundation welcomes its 2023 President Walter “Chip” Crumpler, Jr. CPM®, succeeding Karen Pharr, CPM®. The Foundation has also made changes to the Board of Directors, with new members appointed for the upcoming year. All changes were effective January 1, 2023...more information

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IREM® announces 2023 Leadership Team and Board of Directors

CHICAGO (January 27, 2023) – IREM® (Institute of Real Estate Management) welcomes its 2023 leaders, beginning with President Renee Savage, CPM®, CCIM, succeeding Barry Blanton, CPM®. The organization has elected a great leadership team, who will be taking IREM to the next level of advancing the real estate management profession....more information

Real estate coalition statement in response to White House announcement on protecting renters and promoting rental affordability

Washington, D.C. – Our organizations agree that the U.S. faces a serious housing affordability crisis. And while the Administration has correctly made addressing this crisis a priority, we are disappointed that today’s release is solely focused on renter protections, creating potentially duplicative and onerous federal regulations that interfere with state and local laws meant to govern the housing provider and resident relationship. Unfortunately, this effort does nothing to address the underlying cause of the housing affordability crisis....more information

IREM® partners with BOMA to expand benchmarking data

CHICAGO (January 18, 2023) – IREM® is thrilled to announce a partnership with the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International to provide an enhanced benchmarking tool, Income Expense/IQ. This tool provides real estate managers with nationwide, real-time property benchmarks for actionable insights to identify opportunities and optimize financial performance....more information

IREM® Foundation partners with Jackson Control on Sustainability Awards

CHICAGO (December 21, 2022) – In partnership IREM and Jackson Control, the IREM Foundation is launching a new award to recognize exceptional performance in advancing sustainable properties. This newly created award recognizes the teams of people behind sustainable building performance, and  encourages knowledge-sharing to help others on their sustainable property journeys....more information

IREM® Foundation announces the J. T. Aveni Center for Research

CHICAGO (December 5, 2022) – The IREM® Foundation is guided by the belief that well-managed real estate leads to thriving communities. These core values and the Foundation’s mission were launched in 1977, when the Foundation was established, and Joseph (Joe) T. Aveni, CPM®, was IREM; president. He envisioned an organization that would support IREM members, future real estate managers, building owners and investors....more information

IREM® announces Property Management 360 event

CHICAGO (December 2, 2022) – IREM’s second annual Property Management 360 event on December 7, 2022 from 10 AM until 4 PM CST is designed to cover basics and hot trending topics across six key areas of property management. Attendees will gain new skills in areas such as  budgeting, leasing, maintenance, leadership, sustainability, and more, applicable that very day at their property....more information

IREM® announces 2022 Foundation Award winners

CHICAGO (November 7, 2022) – The IREM® Foundation recognizes outstanding individuals who make valuable contributions and show extraordinary dedication that advance the real estate management profession....more information

IREM® announces 2022 REME Award winners

CHICAGO (October 26, 2022) – IREM’s REME Awards honor innovation, achievement, and overall excellence in real estate management across seven unique individual and corporate categories. This year’s winners have made significant contributions, from beautifying their communities by supporting local artists, to leading the way to advance up-and-coming professionals. In short, they’re making a difference in the lives of so many...more information

IREM® announces 2022 REME Award finalists

CHICAGO (August 9, 2022) – Real estate managers make a big difference in the lives of their tenants and residents around the world every day. IREM® (Institute of Real Estate Management) celebrates their contributions and achievements with the Real Estate Management Excellence (REME) Awards, which recognize the best of the best in 7 unique categories that honor both real estate management companies and individuals....more information

IREM® announces this year’s 30 Under 30

CHICAGO (August 1, 2022) – IREM® (Institute of Real Estate Management) recognizes that the future of real estate management is largely driven by the commitment and efforts of our younger generations. Cultivating and providing opportunity for these up-and-coming leaders helps ensure our profession continues to thrive...more information

IREM® recognizes up-and-coming property managers through two next generation programs

Chicago (June 27, 2022) – IREM® (Institute of Real Estate Management) is excited to announce its 2022 Student Leaders and Next Gen CPM® Leaders, recognizing a new generation of aspiring property managers for their achievements while helping them advance their career. ...more information

IREM® Earns 2022 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award

The Sustained Excellence award is the highest honor of the ENERGY STAR program awards. Winners are part of a distinguished group committed to driving the clean energy transition. They are among the nation’s leaders in deploying energy efficiency to protect the environment and public health, and IREM is honored to be named among them...more information

IREM® announces 2022 Diversity and Inclusion Succession Initiative (DISI) Leaders

CHICAGO (May 11, 2022) – IREM’s Diversity and Inclusion Succession Initiative (DISI) is an annual recognition program that helps facilitate leadership and career development in real estate professionals. The program recognizes exceptional leaders in the real estate management profession from underrepresented groups. .... more information

Institute of Real Estate Management Names Linda Caradine-Poinsett as New CEO, Leads Organization to a Promising Future with Servant-Leader Philosophy

CHICAGO (March 23,2022) - The IREM® (Institute of Real Estate Management) Board of Directors is excited to announce that Linda Caradine-Poinsett, Ph.D., will serve as IREM’s Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President, effective June 1, 2022. ...more information

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IREM® announces 2022 Leadership Team and Board of Directors

CHICAGO (January 5, 2022) – IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) welcomes its 2022 President Barry Blanton, CPM®, succeeding Chip Watts, CPM®, CCIM, C2EX, AHWD®. The organization has also made changes to the leadership structure, shifting from an Executive Committee and introducing an elected Board of Directors. …more information

IREM® Foundation announces 2022 President and Board of Directors

IREM® Foundation announces 2022 President and Board of Directors

CHICAGO (January 6, 2022) – The IREM Foundation welcomes its 2022 President Karen L. Pharr, CPM®, succeeding Julie L. Scott, CPM®. The Foundation has also made changes to the Board of Directors, with new members appointed for the upcoming year. All changes are effective January 1, 2022. …more information

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The IREM® Foundation celebrates 2021 award winners

CHICAGO (December 9, 2021) – The IREM Foundation honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the real estate management profession. This year’s Foundation award recipients were recognized at the recent 2021 IREM Global Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. …more information

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IREM® celebrates real estate management excellence with 2021 REME Award winners

CHICAGO (Oct. 18, 2021) – The IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) REME (Real Estate Management Excellence) Awards celebrate the individuals and institutions that advance the real estate management profession. Those chosen to receive this honor make extraordinary contributions to their clients and communities every day. This year’s awards were presented on Thursday, October 14 at The Gala during the 2021 IREM Global Summit, in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...more information

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IREM® retains Bernadette Patton, CAE as interim CEO

CHICAGO (October 6, 2021) – Leading real estate management association IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) has retained M. Bernadette Patton, CAE, to serve as interim Chief Executive Officer. Patton is the principal of her own firm, Leadership Liftoff, providing association consulting and leadership consulting to non-profit organizations. …more information

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