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Property Management Companies

SIC 6531 | NAICS 531310

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Property Management  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Journal of Property Management

Bimonthly trade publication features news and information for real estate management professionals, with topics addressed in various issues including industry trends and outlook, business management, building operations, property maintenance, technology and software, and legislative and regulatory issues. Journal preview and table of contents for current and past digital editions is available online.

First Research

Commercial Real Estate Management
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

Occupational outlook handbook provides job outlook and wage information for personnel employed in this occupational category, with job duties performed by these personnel including leasing space and collecting lease payments, paying bills and maintaining financial records, dealing with tenant issues, and arranging for property maintenance, landscaping, trash removal, security, and other services.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Residential and Nonresidential Property Managers  Search for "531311" and "531312"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Income/Expense Analysis® Reports

Annual financial benchmarking surveys provide detailed income and expense information for residential and commercial properties on a national, regional, and metropolitan area basis, with properties covered separately in individual reports including conventional apartments, federally assisted apartments, office buildings, retail shopping centers, and condominiums, cooperatives, and planned unit developments.

First Research

Commercial Real Estate Management

Financial information section of this profile provides income statements, balance sheets, and financial ratios by company size based on annual revenues for companies that manage commercial real estate properties—such as office buildings, office parks, shopping centers, retail space, industrial buildings, warehouses, and mixed-use properties—for property owners on a contract or outsourced basis.

Compensation Surveys

Publications available from this organization include:

Profile and Compensation Study, ARM® Edition
Triennial compensation study provides compensation and fringe benefits information for accredited residential managers based on educational background, years of management experience, type of property managed (e.g., conventional apartments, federally assisted housing, single-family homes, manufactured home parks, and senior housing), number of units managed, and geographic region.

Profile and Compensation Study, CPM® Edition
Triennial compensation study provides compensation and fringe benefits information for commercial property managers based on education level, management experience, type of organization, type of property managed (e.g., office buildings, retail properties, medical office buildings, research parks, warehouses, self-storage facilities, and industrial properties), portfolio size, and geographic region.

CEL & Associates
National Real Estate Compensation & Benefits Survey

Annual compensation survey provides salary, bonus, and employee benefits information for personnel employed in this sector, with survey results broken out by company size based on total employment, company type (e.g., public, private), product specialization, geographic region, and metropolitan area. Summary data for executive, office/industrial, residential, and retail job positions is available online.

Commercial Real Estate Compensation Survey

Annual compensation survey provides base salary and bonus information for over 150 job positions by company size, type, specialization, and region, with job positions covered in the property management section including top executive, vice president, regional manager, senior manager, manager (Levels I - IV), on-site administrator, and concierge. Job descriptions for these positions are available free online.

Facility Management Jobs, Salary Information, and Career Resources

Online database provides salary and bonus information for property management job positions, with compensation data available by geographic region (e.g., Northeast, Midwest, South, West), job type, building type (e.g., office, commercial, retail, medical, educational, government, and industrial), level
of education, facility square footage range, and annual facility operations and maintenance budget.

Business Valuation Resources

Small Business Valuation Multiples

Property Management Companies

Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based valuation multiples for small businesses that manage residential and nonresidential real estate properties (e.g., apartments, office buildings, retail space, industrial buildings, and warehouses) for property owners on a contract or outsourced basis.