2017 IREM Chapter Strategic Planning Meeting

August 17, 2017
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Schochet Companies Office
536 Granite Street, 3rd Floor Board Room
Braintree, MA 02184

2018 Strategic Planning Session 8/17/17 Boston Chapter, IREM

 Core Purpose: To advance the profession of real estate management while helping real estate managers prosper and add value to their companies and the properties they manage.

 Organizational Values:

  • Management matters
  • Good management translates into value
  • Well managed properties improve the quality of life for people who live, work and shop in them
  • In Professional Ethics
  • In the power of knowledge and the importance of sharing it


Organizational Values:

(List at least 3)

  •  Leadership work well with others
  • Executive classes for Senior Manages to bring members up to date on new issues.
  • Succession and assisting young talent to grow the industry
  • Most important values caring and working well with others
  • Well managed properties improve quality of life


 IREM will be:

  • The world’s most important organization for industry professionals connected to real estate management
  • A community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices and maximizing the value of investment real estate
  • The only professional real estate management
  • The pillars of education and ethics support
  • We position property managers to be great property managers
  • A trusted source for timely, relevant and creative solutions
  • We instill in our members the confidence to achieve maximum results
  • An international, national and local community of like-minded professionals for new business opportunities, best practices and lessons learned
  • Your career partner
  • Your professional development, your business, your success – your IREM
  • IREM offers an ever expanding, highly diversified community of top tier professionals who can help you solve problems, get new business, and achieve your highest potential
  • Advancing the real estate management industry
  • Setting the standards for best practices in real estate management
  • The Era of Ideas
  • Property Managers are more vital than ever before to increase the value of real estate
  • IREM offers a competitive edge
  • Good Management matters

Choose the top 5 that matters to you:

1. We instill in our members the confidence to achieve maximum goals

2. Good Management matters

3. A trusted source for timely, relevant and creative solutions

4. The Era of Ideas

5. Your career Partner

6. Bring people together

7. New business opportunities


IREM needs to be better at 1. Advertising. 2. Communicating experience.

Property Management is changing and the people that work in the field need to be supported and educated.

 2018 Key Initiatives:

  • Engage Young Talent,
  • Position IREM’s credentialed members and firms for business success
  • Inform, guide, and support the operation of companies that provide real estate management as a professional service and those who lead them
  • Develop and promote opportunities for deeper engagement with real estate management practitioners at all career levels
  • Position IREM as an Organization that serves, supports and embraces the real estate management community on a global platform


 Are these still relevant for 2018?

Yes they are still relevant. These should be the same from year to year.

 What other strategic initiatives might apply?

  • Target millennials in office and apartment sector
  • Corporate out reach
  • Plan for the future
  • Push key programs
  • Reposition the IREM image
  • Summer Internship
  • Make IREM a part of the college curriculum
  • Referral Program


information and Strategic Analysis in this planning session is the property of the Boston Chapter and cannot be reproduced without the express consent of the Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee and IAE