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Explore property and facility management and the booming multifamily housing sector. Ideal career choices for those who want to have their skills valued and their contributions recognized while having a meaningful impact on others and the world around them.

Find a career in residential property management
The only effective way to meet the needs of a diverse rental housing population is with a diverse team of leasing consultants, maintenance technicians and community managers who enjoy people and providing a great place to call home. Find a career in residential property management.
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Facility Managers are well paid professionals.
The median annual salary for facility mangers is $98,921 as reported by in 2020 with 100% Job Placement for degreed graduates.
Career Opportunities Await You in Commercial Real Estate
Recruiters are looking for candidates with degrees in business, real estate, accounting and finance to communications, marketing and engineering.
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Apartment Industry Continues Its Unprecedented Growth
There are 38 million residents renting apartments in America today,  and as many as seven million additional renter households will be added this decade. Americans place greater value on walkability and work-life balance, opening up housing options beyond the traditional single-family house.
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Be a part of a global, multibillion-dollar business.
The commercial real estate industry is a significant driver of the U.S. economy. The 10.5 billion square feet of commercial office space located within the markets served by BOMA International’s U.S. local associations generated $89.1 billion in operational expenditures to the benefit of workers and businesses within their host jurisdictions, contributing nearly $235 billion to the national gross domestic product (GDP). These numbers reveal that this otherwise “hidden” industry—frequently overlooked by the millions of office workers who take for granted the properties they occupy each work day—is a major force in U.S. commerce.
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The World Isn’t Going to Manage Itself.
More than 100 countries offer FM opportunities. Many companies and organization have FM positions that involve regional and even international travel. Different cultures, weather patterns, industries, and purposes of facilities means Facility Management literally spans the globe with a multitude of possibilities.
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Facility Management IS sustainability.
Buildings create more of the worlds pollution and use more energy than any other sector. Ensuring buildings are making smart and efficient use of energy and natural resources is not only good for the environment, but can save big money for the organization. Sustainability is an everyday part of facility management careers.
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The Biggest Asset in Commercial Real Estate is its People
Explore the day in the life of a commercial real estate professional and discover the diverse and exciting career opportunities that await you.
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IREM’s all-female Officer Team shares their successes and challenges on International Women’s Day

Property Management

Property Management is like being the mayor of a small city. You are literally responsible for everything that is happening within the building. Exciting jobs with good compensation and excellent opportunities for career advancement are available in property and facility management, asset and portfolio management, leasing and brokerage, engineering, and more.


Facility Management

Facility managers operate any building where people work or gather.  These buildings can include office buildings, laboratories, schools, universities, factories, museums, airports, churches and hotels. Some facility managers are generalists.  Others focus on specializations such as security, grounds management, project management, building operations, space planning and more.


Multifamily Housing

A career in multifamily lets you make a real impact on people’s lives and the communities they live in. Apartments help create thriving, walkable communities. They provide people with a home that fits their lifestyle. They make it possible for people to live in the communities where they work (think firemen, police officers, teachers, nurses). And much more.


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Property & Facility Management and the Multifamily Housing Sector

Apartment Industry Compensation
As the war for talent continues, multifamily developers, owners and operators are driven to review salary and compensation packages for professionals in the rental housing industry.
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NAA’s 20 in their Twenties, Class of 2024
Congratulations to NAA's 20 in their Twenties, Class of 2024! These industrious career builders have already made great professional achievements and possess the potential to go far.
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IREM’s Student Leaders Program
Become an IREM Student Leader and kickstart your career in real estate management.
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Women in Facility Management: A Global Salary & Compensation Supplementary Report
The majority of women currently participate in the labor force, but relatively few work in the facility management industry, making up just 20% of the workforce.
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IREM’s all-female Officer Team shares their successes and challenges on International Women’s Day
IREM’s all-female Officer Team sheds light on their experiences in real estate management.
How to Get Invited to the LinkedIn Party
Looking for a job in the apartment industry? More apartment professionals are finding LinkedIn to be the ideal platform to get noticed...and hired.
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Choose a Residential Property Management Career Path
Demand for rental housing is growing in every state — and so is the need for talented, creative people who can help build strong communities.
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15 Tips for First-Time Facility Managers
New to facility management? Every facility manager has been there. 15 Tips for First-Time Facility Managers.
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A Career in the Residential Property Management Industry
Wondering what’s next for you after graduation? Try a people-centered, team-oriented career that lets you work anywhere in the country with a career in the residential property management (RPM) industry.
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Real Estate Degree Programs
Interested in real estate but don’t know what schools offer the right degree programs? Check out NAIOP’s  comprehensive database of accredited degree programs in Real Estate and closely affiliated fields.
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4 Signs Facility Management is Right for You
Facility or facilities management (FM) is a profession dedicated to supporting people. It ensures the functionality, comfort, safety, sustainability and efficiency of the built environment.
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What Is Residential Property Management?
Are you looking for a career that involves helping people and making a difference in their lives? Then a position on an RPM team could be perfect for you!
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Things You Can Do to Advance Your Career

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Career Day @ the BOMA International Conference & Expo

There's never been a better time to refocus and rethink what we know about commercial real estate. BOMA 2022 is where we'll do it all.


BOMA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Are you passionate about enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion within the commercial real estate industry? If so, consider joining BOMA International’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.


Daniel W. Chancey Leadership Academy

The Daniel W. Chancey Leadership Academy is a mentoring program that provides guidance and support to those interested in leadership positions with BOMA International.


Commercial Real Estate Alliance for Tomorrow’s Employees (CREATE)

CREATE educates a diverse workforce and connects career-ready candidates to employers in the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry.


BOMA Denver’s Ronald L. Simpson Scholarship

This scholarship may be used to take courses toward the achievement of a BOMI designation and the BOMA Foundations of Commercial Real Estate Course. Scholarships available may vary year to year.


BOMA New York Scholarship Program

The BOMA New York Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students enrolled in BOMI educational programs. To date, BOMA New York has awarded 214 Scholarships.


BOMA Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches’ Ron Macklin Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to real estate professionals to be used toward Property Management courses geared to provide the knowledge necessary to add value to commercial real estate assets.


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