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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 salary.com 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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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.

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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.

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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

Career Paths in Multifamily
Are you interested in working in the multifamily industry, but you aren’t quite sure where to start? Check out NMHC’s summary of the six major business areas within the apartment industry and the types of specializations within each one.
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Free Student Memberships
Pursuing a degree in facility management? Now through October 31st, IFMA is offering FREE student memberships. Learn more here.
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Dirty Jobs: Training the Next Generation of Maintenance Techs
The rental housing industry is battling other sectors for skilled maintenance technicians looking for growth and career development.
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This is FM
Ever wonder what keeps places running? And how buildings stay beautiful, comfortable, and safe? Who is working behind the scenes?
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Apprenticeships: A Proven Solution for Developing Talent
A change in hiring strategy is needed to keep pace with the growing demand for skilled maintenance teams.
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Career Networking at Real Estate Industry Events: 15 Tips Everyone Can Use
If the three keys to real estate value are location, location, location, then surely the three keys to career advancement or securing a great new position are networking, networking, networking.
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10 Tips on Writing a Real Estate Resume
Executive recruiters, professional resume writers, and hiring managers say they’ve seen more poorly written resumes cross their desks recently than ever before.
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Does the Office Have a Future?
Is the office dead? As the world emerges from the pandemic, organizations are rethinking the role of the office in a hybrid work environment.
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FREE IFMA Membership
Attention recent graduates! If you're looking to kickstart your career in facilities management, we've got great news for you! Any student who graduates from an accredited program gets a FREE professional membership in IFMA!
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IREM Student Leader Recipients
IREM’s Student Leaders program recognizes 10 outstanding college/university students who have demonstrated academic achievement and are looking to pursue a career in real estate management.
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Facility Management Internships
It’s internship season! If you’re looking for a rewarding internship in facility management, check out IFMA’s internship career center:
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Who employs property managers?
Real estate managers are employed by owners of real estate − either directly or through third-party management firms – and the manager’s job is affected by the type of employer.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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