SmartRent Launches Community WiFi for Multifamily Properties
Communitywide connectivity can improve smart communities by providing stability for property technologies and smart-home devices. Community WiFi can be leveraged to boost lead conversions and resident retention, SmartRent notes.
NOI Drivers to Combat Rent Growth Decline: Revenue Recovery
While the typical industry reaction to rent growth decline is to batten down the hatches, operators are finding that focusing on resident renewals and identifying new NOI strategies within day-to-day operations better positions them to weather the storm.
Industry Trends Report | Week of May 22
The top storylines in multifamily this week are ESG reporting, pet-centric amenities, combatting rent growth loss with revenue recovery, pet tech, selecting proptech, ChatGPT and real estate, the dying American Dream, popular amenities and government lending.
Achieving Corporate Wellness in Multifamily
Mental health remains a crisis in the U.S. with more than 1 in 5 Americans dealing with the issue. Stephanie Anderson, senior director of communications and social media for Grace Hill, joins the Apartment Academy Podcast to discuss how multifamily can improve corporate wellness.
Pet-Friendly Rentals Can Help You Attract New Residents
Operators shouldn’t overlook the impact that their pet policies and amenities can have on their efforts to attract new residents. After all, we are a nation of pet lovers: 70 percent of U.S. households own a pet, according to the American Pet Products Association.
PetScreening Partners with Updater to Simplify Pet Compliance at Move-In
PetScreening, which offers the rental housing industry’s first and leading pet policy management software at no charge to property owners and managers, today announced it has integrated with Updater, the leading resident onboarding and relocation technology company.
Rent. Introduces Aerial View for RentMarketplace. Listings
Rent., today announced a landmark enhancement to listings on its RentMarketplace. network of sites. Rent. is the first in the multifamily industry to provide a cinematic bird’s-eye view of communities and their surrounding areas nationwide, utilizing Google’s innovative Aerial View product.
Grace Hill Names Gregory Lozinak as SVP of Account Management
Grace Hill, the real estate industry’s only talent management solution covering policies, training and assessment, today announced that Gregory Lozinak, a well-respected industry veteran and proptech advocate, will join the company as senior vice president of account management.
Former GoPro Marketing Executive Paul Crandell Joins Xeal
Xeal, a leading provider of EV charging technology, today announced Paul Crandell as its first Chief Marketing Officer. Crandell will spearhead Xeal’s branding and marketing initiatives, further establishing Xeal as the most reliable EV charging solution for commercial and multifamily real estate.
The Many Challenges of Assistance Animal Accommodation Requests
If the topic were cut and dried, it would be much easier for property teams. That is not the case with assistance animal accommodation requests, however. They are filled with nuances that can make them very challenging to the untrained eye—and sometimes even to those experienced on the topic.