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Independence Realty Trust is a REIT that owns and manages apartment communities primarily in the Southeast and Midwest portion of the U.S. IRT strives to provide its residents with the best place to live and its employees the best place to work which is inherent in the company's beliefs.
  • 1/17/2020

    Independence Realty Trust’s Value-Add Initiative Generating Substantial Returns

    CEO Scott Schaeffer said the REIT is investing $11,000 per unit, resulting in 16% to 18% returns.
  • REITs in the Community: Rep. Boyle in Philadelphia

    Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA) met with Independence Realty Trust CEO Scott Schaeffer and Liberty Property Trust CEO Bill Hankowsky at IRT's downtown Philadelphia headquarters. 

  • 5/11/2018

    Residential REITs Adapting to the Future of Housing

    Residential REITs adapt to the evolution of how people live.

  • 12/4/2017

    CEO of Multifamily REIT Independence Realty Says Shift to Renting Has Staying Power

    CEO Scott Schaeffer sees better access to capital since management internalized.