PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Since 1989

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12

states

105

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 530 employees managing 105 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, South Carolina, West Virginia.

IMS is headquartered in Fenton, Michigan.

Upward Curve
Our Vision

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.

Our Expertise
  • Asset Management

  • Compliance

  • Financial Management

  • REAC 

  • Marketing

  • Development

  • Customer Service

Who We Are

The Carswell Group Inc., doing business as Independent Management Services " IMS ", was built 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
38
Maco Management Co. Inc
11,635
37
Independent Management Services
11,758
36
Good Harbor Management LLC
12,117
News & Congratulations

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
32
Pedcor Management Corporation
13,275
31
Independent Management Services
13,304
30
Conifer Realty LLC
13,365

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