Fall 2022 IREM Property Manager Professional Development Events

Clarity Commercial is a proud, active member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Minnesota. IREM Minnesota offers continuing education for property managers who work in commercial real estate. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in the fourth quarter of 2022—there’s a lot on the calendar! Be sure to check the IREM website for additional opportunities as they are scheduled.

Managing a Large Fire Loss | September 29

Excelsior fire marshal Kellie Murphy-Ringate leads this 90-minute training for property managers. Learn what happens if your building experiences a large fire loss, who’s involved in the aftermath, and what to expect during the claims and clean-up process. This training will likely be eligible for 1 hour of real estate continuing education.

Register today on the IREM website.

Hoarding in Commercial Buildings | November 2

Yes, it happens. Learn what you can do if you discover a hoarding issue in your commercial building. SERVPRO of Minnetonka owner Scott Clemente leads the discussion, giving an overview of hoarding, the challenges it poses to you as a property manager, and what you can do about it. This course is approved for one hour of real estate continuing education.

Register today on the IREM website.

CAPTRK CPM Capstone Track (MPSAXM, CPMEXM) | November 14

Tom Elmer, CPM®, CPA leads a two-day intensive prep followed by the MPSA exam and CPM certification exam. The two-day intensive prep takes place November 14–15 online or in-person at the IREM Minnesota chapter office. Participants have seven days after the prep session to complete the MPSA exam. Participants have 30 days after the prep session to complete the CPM certification exam. The prep course and two exams comprise the CPM capstone track. These courses meet the program requirements for CPM certification.

Register today on the IREM website.

IREM Certified Sustainable Property (CSP)

Your certification is waiting

Earning IREM Certified Sustainable Property certification is meaningful recognition that says a lot about you and your property. The IREM CSP is applicable to a wide variety of properties and many hard-to-certify properties have already earned the certification. The process is understandable and actionable, so not only can you do it, but you can do it on your own. It’s likely that you’re already implementing many of the required practices. It’s more affordable than you might expect too. If it’s something you’ve thought about in the past, now’s the time to act.

Click here to learn more about the certification.

Clarity Commercial owner Mel Schultz, CPM, CCIM, CCAM, is an active IREM member. He is passionate about continuing education in the commercial real estate industry. For more information about IREM and how our participation in the organization helps you, contact Clarity Commercial today.

Upcoming IREM Property Manager Professional Development Events

Clarity Commercial is a proud, active member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Minnesota. IREM Minnesota offers continuing education for property managers who work in commercial real estate. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in the third quarter of 2022. Be sure to check the IREM website for additional opportunities as they are scheduled.

Hearts and Hammers Volunteer Event | September 15

Join fellow IREM members for the Hearts and Hammers volunteer event on September 15. The all-day event will be a great chance to do some good in your community while networking with other commercial property managers.

Learn more on the IREM website.

ASMTRK Asset Management Track (ASM603, ASM604, ASM605) | September 19–23

IREM’s asset management track builds your knowledge of financing and valuation of real estate assets. Join instructor Tom Elmer, CPM®, CPA, and IREM Minnesota for a week of intensive training. On September 19 and 20, complete ASM603: Financing and Loan Analysis for Investment Real Estate. On September 21 and 22, complete ASM604: Performance and Valuation of Investment Real Estate. Finish the asset management track on September 23 with ASM605: Asset Analysis of Investment Real Estate. These courses meet the program requirements for CPM certification.

Register today on the IREM website.

CAPTRK CPM Capstone Track (MPSAXM, CPMEXM) | November 14

Tom Elmer, CPM®, CPA leads a two-day intensive prep followed by the MPSA exam and CPM certification exam. The two-day intensive prep takes place November 14–15 online or in-person at the IREM Minnesota chapter office. Participants have seven days after the prep session to complete the MPSA exam. Participants have 30 days after the prep session to complete the CPM certification exam. The prep course and two exams comprise the CPM capstone track. These courses meet the program requirements for CPM certification.

Register today on the IREM website.

Clarity Commercial owner Mel Schultz, CPM, CCIM, CCAM, is an active IREM member. He is passionate about continuing education in the commercial real estate industry. For more information about IREM and how our participation in the organization helps you, contact Clarity Commercial today.

Upcoming IREM Property Manager Professional Development Events

Clarity Commercial AMO® is a proud, active member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Minnesota. This year, IREM Minnesota offers commercial property managers a full slate of professional and personal development opportunities. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in the second quarter of 2022.

FIN 402 Budgeting, Cash Flow and Reporting for Investment Real Estate | April 4

Managing a portfolio of investment properties requires some financial know-how. In this IREM course, instructor Tom Elmer, CFO of Oakwood Partners, LLC, goes over basic accounting practices and budgeting for investment portfolios. Then, he’ll do a deep dive on cash flow analysis and how to use data for forecasting and modeling. You won’t want to miss it!

Enroll in the training on the IREM website.

The Development of Malcolm Yards—Tour | April 12

Join IREM MN for a happy hour and tour of the brand-new multiuse neighborhood in Prospect Park called Malcolm Yards. Formerly the Harris Machinery Building, Malcolm Yards features a food gallery, historic grain elevators, and Surly Brewing.

RSVP today on the IREM website.

ALM Barrel House Building Tour & Happy Hour | April 14

Why limit yourself to one happy hour a week? Join IREM MN for a tour and happy hour at the Barrel House, hosted by the Advancing Leaders of Minnesota committee. The event is free to attend, but you do have to register first.

RSVP today on the IREM website.

Save the Date for the 2022 Golf Tournament | June 6

IREM’s annual golf tournament is back and better than ever! Register yourself and your team for a day on the links at Mendakota Country Club. More information coming soon!

Get the details on the IREM website.

Clarity Commercial AMO® owner Mel Schultz, CPM, CCIM, CCAM, is an active IREM member. He is passionate about continuing education in the commercial real estate industry. For more information about IREM and how our participation in the organization helps you, contact Clarity Commercial AMO® today.

Start 2022 Off Strong with These Professional Development Events

Clarity Commercial is a proud, active member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Minnesota. This year, IREM Minnesota offers commercial property managers a full slate of professional and personal development opportunities. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in the first quarter of 2022.

After two years of online events, IREM is now offering in-person learning opportunities across the Twin Cities. Locations for first-quarter events include the IREM Minnesota Chapter office in the Harrington Company in Minneapolis and the office building at 7700 France Avenue in Edina. Both are convenient locations for commercial property managers across the Twin Cities metro area.

ETH 800 Ethics for the Real Estate Manager | February 2

How you respond to ethical challenges can make or break your reputation as a commercial property manager. ETH 800 helps participants resolve ethical dilemmas and avoid conflicts of interest. The best thing about this course? It’s taught by our very own Mel Schultz! Participants may earn four hours of real estate CE.

Enroll in the training on the IREM Website.

A New Year: CRE Prospects in 2022 | February 8

CoStar economist Brandon Svec leads this 90-minute seminar on the state of the CRE market and where it’s headed in 2022. Not only will you get the inside scoop on the Minneapolis market, you’ll learn what’s happening in Chicago, the Midwest, and across the country. Don’t miss this insightful look into what’s ahead.

Enroll in the session on the IREM website.

Clarity Commercial owner Mel Schultz, CPM, CCIM, CCAM, is an active IREM member (and instructor!) and is passionate about continuing education in the commercial real estate industry. For more information about IREM and how our participation in the organization helps you, contact Clarity Commercial today.

Commercial Real Estate Management Continuing Ed Opportunities with IREM

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Minnesota is finishing 2021 strong with several professional development opportunities for commercial property managers, including its flagship certification and accreditation courses. The Clarity Commercial team hopes to see you at an upcoming event!

Online – Overview of IREM Certified Sustainable Property Program | November 3

Sustainable properties are well-managed properties. Get your property certified sustainable and open up a whole new market of tenants. This hour-long, interactive seminar will discuss the benefits of becoming a certified property and wasting fewer resources across all operations.

Enroll in the virtual training on the IREM Website.

Online – ARM Accreditation | Ongoing

Just starting out in your residential property management career? The Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) accreditation is designed just for you. Learn all about budgeting, leasing, maintenance, risk management, and resident relations and retention while you gain real-world experience at your current management job.

Enroll on the IREM website.

Online – ACoM Accreditation | Ongoing

If you’re new to commercial property management, then you want to pursue your Accredited Commercial Manager (ACoM) accreditation. As an ACoM, you’ll master the fundamentals of commercial property management while becoming more confident as a lease negotiator and manager of onsite management and maintenance staff. You’ll also learn how to use a financial analysis, build a budget, and forecast your portfolio’s financial outlook.

Enroll on the IREM website.

Online – CPM Certification | Ongoing

Will 2022 be the year you finally become a Certified Property Manager (CPM)? CPM certification has certainly helped the Clarity Commercial team become more effective property managers. Take the first step and enroll on the IREM Minnesota website. Instruction occurs online and, in some cases, in the classroom.

Enroll on the IREM website.

Clarity Commercial owner Mel Schultz, CPM, CCIM, CCAM, is an active member of IREM and is passionate about continuing education in the commercial real estate industry. For more information about IREM and how our participation in the

Commercial Real Estate Management Continuing Ed Opportunities

Clarity Commercial is a proud and active member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Minnesota. In the next few months, IREM Minnesota is offering commercial real estate management professionals a full slate of professional and personal development opportunities. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in the second quarter of 2021.

Online – Asphalt and Concrete Maintenance | April 28

Starting a concrete or asphalt project this year? Don’t miss Asphalt and Concrete Maintenance on April 28 with two experts from Asphalt and Concrete Solutions. You’ll learn about the basics of asphalt and concrete and learn what to consider when planning, installing, and maintaining asphalt and concrete surfaces at your property. Eligible for 1 hour of continuing real estate education credit.

Enroll in the virtual training on the IREM Website.

Online – The Case of Rotting Roofs | May 11

This training takes a close look at a curious case of a non-leaky but rotting roof as a way to understand moisture build-up, vapor drive, vapor and air barriers, and other roof moisture issues. Learn how to assess moisture in your roof. Eligible for 1 hour of continuing real estate education credit pending Minnesota Department of Commerce approval.

Enroll in the session on the IREM website.

Online – How Property Managers Can Emerge Stronger and Healthier from Adversity | May 18

It’s been a tough year for commercial property managers. In this hour-long session, work with executive coach Matt Norman to increase your awareness of how you relate to your team, your tenants, and yourself and your work. Learn how to make choices in difficult circumstances and avoid anxiety and dysfunction. Eligible for 1 hour of continuing real estate education credit pending Minnesota Department of Commerce approval.

Register on the IREM website.

Clarity Commercial owner Mel Schultz, CPM®, CCIM, CCAM, is an active member of IREM and is passionate about continuing education in the commercial real estate industry. For more information about IREM and how our participation in the organization helps you, contact Clarity Commercial today

Start 2021 Off Strong with These Professional Development Events

Clarity Commercial is a proud and active member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Minnesota. This year, IREM Minnesota offers commercial real estate management professionals a full slate of professional and personal development opportunities. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in the first quarter of 2021.

Online – Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion | February 4

As commercial real estate managers, we build community, and creating a community that secures equal opportunities and protections for all is absolutely necessary. In this hour-long training, learn how to cultivate a diverse workforce to ensure your company’s long-term success.

Enroll in the virtual training on the IREM Website.

Online – Marijuana in Commercial and Residential Properties | February 16

As the effort to nationally legalize medical and recreational marijuana gains momentum, it’s important to understand its possible effects on the commercial real estate market and the industry more generally. Learn about the challenges facing commercial real estate managers in regard to legalized weed and the potential opportunities legalization presents.

Enroll in the session on the IREM website.

Online – Student Connect Trivia & Networking | February 25

Do you have what it takes to become a trivia master? IREM student members can test their knowledge on February 25 at the Student Connect Trivia & Networking virtual event. Don’t miss your chance to show off your trivia chops and win prizes!

Register on the IREM website.

Clarity Commercial owner Mel Schultz, CPM, CCIM, CCAM, is an active member of IREM and is passionate about continuing education in the commercial real estate industry. For more information about IREM and how our participation in the organization helps you, contact Clarity Commercial today.

IREM Events Can Help Commercial Property Managers Find Success in Their New Normal

The last few months have been challenging for commercial property professionals and businesspeople across Minnesota. Everyone is struggling to define how they will conduct business in their new normal. The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) offers networking and educational opportunities for commercial property managers to help them expand their connections and keep their skills current.

IREM 2020 Golf Tournament | August 3

Blow off some steam and make connections at the IREM 2020 Golf Tournament. Join fellow golfers at the Mendakota Country Club for a day on the course. The tournament will follow the COVID-19 tournament guidelines from the Minnesota Golf Association to ensure everyone stays safe. It will be a great opportunity to meet other commercial property professionals and vendors, so register yourself or an entire team today.

Register for the IREM Golf Tournament on the IREM website.

Online – Virtual CPM Capstone | September 14

The pandemic shouldn’t put a stop on your career development. The IREM CPM Capstone course will prepare you for the MPSA and CPM exams (scheduled separately). Review key commercial property management concepts and management plan skills and learn tips for completing the MSPA and CPM exams. Participants will earn IREM certification credits.

Enroll on the IREM website.

Online – Marketing and Leasing Strategies for Office Buildings | September 23

This day-long course will help you secure new tenants, maximize your available space, and make more money for your property owners. Learn all about lease types, market analyses, and how to attract and retain good tenants. Participants will also learn how to create a leasing plan for the office buildings in their portfolios. Course meets CPM and ACoM requirements.

Enroll on the IREM website.

Online – Budgeting, Cash Flow, and Reporting for Investment Real Estate | November 10

This day-long course will use several real-life case studies to illustrate budgeting, cash flow, and reporting for commercial properties. Participants will learn all of the accounting and budgeting skills they need to meet property owners’ goals for their portfolios. This course meets the requirements for CPM, ARM, and ACoM.

Enroll on the IREM website.

Clarity Commercial owner Mel Schultz, CPM, CCIM, CCAM, is an active member of IREM and is passionate about continuing education in the commercial real estate industry. For more information about IREM and how our participation in the organization helps you, contact Clarity Commercial today.