Investment Real Estate LLC (IRE), a property-management and consulting firm specializing in the self-storage industry, has hired Richard Clark as maintenance manager. Clark works directly with Rod Lockard, vice president of IRE Construction LLC, and is responsible for property maintenance at the company home office as well as all IRE-managed self-storage facilities.
His responsibilities include building appearance; parking lot and fence repair; lawn care and landscaping; facilities maintenance such as painting, electrical work and general repairs to the office and storage buildings; and other construction needs on location as necessary. Clark also assists on construction and renovation projects for IRE Construction.
Clark has more than 36 years of residential and commercial construction experience. He has worked for major construction firms in the York, Pa., area such as Abel Construction Co. and Keystruct Construction Inc. He has a wealth of knowledge in general carpentry including blueprints and site drawings, power tools, bridge construction and maintenance, concrete and masonry work, supervision of site personnel, problem solving, project completion, and professional customer-service skills. Clark has a degree in masonry from York County School of Technology.
I joined IRE and quickly learned they are a company that is dedicated to doing things right," Clark said. "The company and the employees take pride in their work, and it shows by how they treat their employees and customers. From my first day, they made me feel like one of the family.
Since its inception in 1998, IRE has specialized in the self-storage industry, providing brokerage, construction, management and development services to owners and investors.