SOURCE: JBG Companies

January 08, 2008 09:03 ET

JBG Commercial Management, L.L.C. Earns Professional Accreditation

CHEVY CHASE, MD--(Marketwire - January 8, 2008) - JBG Commercial Management, L.L.C., t/a The JBG Companies, headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland, has earned the ACCREDITED MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION® (AMO®) accreditation from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®), an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®. The AMO® accreditation is awarded to real estate firms that have a track record of high performance, experience, stability and financial accountability and have a CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER® (CPM®) directing and supervising the real estate management team. In addition, AMO® firms must abide by a rigorous Code of Professional Ethics that is strictly enforced by the Institute.

Since 1960, The JBG Companies has been an active investor, owner and developer in the Washington metropolitan area -- one of the most dynamic real estate markets in the world. JBG is a recognized leader for discerning significant investment opportunities, creating unique environments and generating exceptional results. JBG's portfolio reflects the firm's creative development strategies, its unparalleled industry knowledge and its unwavering dedication to creating and preserving real estate values.

Founded in 1933, The Institute of Real Estate Management educates real estate managers and certifies and enhances the competence and professionalism of individuals and organizations engaged in real estate management. Also, IREM® serves as an advocate on issues affecting the real estate management industry on the local, state and national levels. IREM® has over 16,000 individual members, 8,600 who hold the CPM® designation and 3,600 who hold the ARM® certification. IREM® has 82 U.S. chapters, seven international chapters and several other partnerships around the world. There are only 530 firms that hold the AMO® accreditation worldwide.

About The JBG Companies

Headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland, The JBG Companies is an active developer, owner and operator of office, residential, hotel and retail properties with more than $10 billion in assets under management and development. Founded in 1960, JBG has established a reputation as one of the leading real estate companies in the Washington metropolitan area. More information can be found by visiting the company's Web site: www.JBG.com.

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