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PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Since 1989

11

states

108

properties

13,304

units

Independent Management Services "IMS" was incorporated in 1989 to provide quality management for affordable housing communities. These affordable communities provide homes for those with limited incomes, including senior citizens and people with disabilities.
 

Today, Independent Management Services "IMS" has grown to a team of approximately 430 employees managing 108 communities and 13,304 apartment homes. The portfolio includes townhomes, garden-style, midrise and High-rise communities that range in size from 20 to 649 units. IMS currently manages communities in Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, West Virginia. IMS is headquartered in Fenton, Michigan.

2020 NAHMA Affordable 100

The NAHMA Affordable 100 comprises the largest affordable multifamily property management companies, ranked by affordable unit counts. The NAHMA Affordable 100 list contributes vital data to the ongoing national dialogue on the future of federal funding for affordable housing. In an effort to accurately determine the portfolio of affordable units receiving federal subsidy in the United States, NAHMA publishes this annual listing of affordable units containing at least one of the following federal subsidies: HUD Project-based Assistance, Section 42 LIHTC, HOME funds, USDA Section 515, or Bonds.

    

Rank

Management Company

Total Number of Units

30

31

 Conifer Realty LLC 

13,365

Independent Management Services
 

13,304

32

Pedcor Management Corporation
 

13,275

Our Vision
Our Expertise

Our accomplishments in the property management industry have turned our imagination and dreams into reality. As we progress into the future, our continuous hard work and effort will have given us the tools to provide top quality services.

  • Asset Management

  • Compliance

  • Financial Management

  • REAC 

  • Customer Service

  • Development

Connect With Us

WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU DRIVE CHANGE TOGETHER WE WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE.

 

 

TELEPHONE:

810 750 7000

MAIL:

info@imsteam.net

ADDRESS:

14381 North Rd.

Fenton, MI 48430​

News & Congratulations

05-13-2021

CONGRATULATIONS TO Jennifer Jones, Annette Stotts, Jenelle Webb, Christyn Bales, Quinessa Dawson, Brandon Schamel, Eric Knuckles and ALL TEAM MEMBERS who assisted North Acres, in Jonesboro, AR to achieve a SUPERIOR RATING on the recent Management and Occupancy Review!!

GREAT JOB, TEAM!!!

Sincerely,

Frank Carswell

Who We Are

The Carswell Group Inc., doing business as Independent Management Services " IMS ", was incorporated in 1989 with a focus on professional marketing and management services for multiple housing developments of all types; as well as commercial real estate.  IMS has successfully provided property management of all types.

 

With a broad range of management experience, the IMS Team clearly understands the urgent need for superior management services whether a development is  conventionally financed, federally subsidized or insured, or financed through a local or state agency.

 

IMS is dedicated to providing the highest possible quality in single and multiple housing environments. To achieve that goal, a standard of operation is employed which was gained through first hand experience in the successful revitalization of distressed properties.

 

In addition, the IMS Team recognizes that a successful management organization must possess the ability to adapt to constant changes in, economic fluctuations, and industry related technologies.

2019 NAHMA Affordable 100

The NAHMA Affordable 100 comprises the largest affordable multifamily property management companies, ranked by affordable unit counts. The NAHMA Affordable 100 list contributes vital data to the ongoing national dialogue on the future of federal funding for affordable housing. In an effort to accurately determine the portfolio of affordable units receiving federal subsidy in the United States, NAHMA publishes this annual listing of affordable units containing at least one of the following federal subsidies: HUD Project-based Assistance, Section 42 LIHTC, HOME funds, USDA Section 515, or Bonds.

Rank

Management Company

Total Number of Units

36

37

 Good Harbor Management LLC  

12,117

Independent Management Services
 

11,758

38

Maco Management Co. Inc.
 

11,635

Checklist

7-25-2019

 

CONGRATULATIONS to all Team Members who assisted North Hill Farms 2 in Pontiac, Michigan, to achieve a score of  98B on the recent REAC inspection!  FANTASTIC JOB, Team!

Sincerely,

Frank Carswell

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