All pet-friendly communities deal with the challenge of unscooped pet waste. This challenge creates additional costs for operators who have to pay someone else to clean it up or task maintenance teams with doing the job, causing valuable time and resources to be wasted.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are boosting renewals with automation, strategies for community building, the importance of reliable connectivity, multifamily construction continues to increase, the future of leasing tech and becoming pet-inclusive.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are giving a warm welcome to new hires, the new customer experience, the power of tech, renters and the 2022 elections, the coming multifamily down cycle and promoting responsible pet ownership.
Perhaps one of the most positive developments in the rental-housing industry over the past decade is the increased focus on pet-friendly communities. Operators understand the importance—and benefits—of better catering to pet owners and have begun to create less-rigid policies.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are synergy and proptech, winterizing rental properties, smart sustainability and business resilience, multifamily fundamentals remain strong, emotional support animals and pet policies and reliability in EV chargers.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are using tech for more efficient construction, why centralization is not one-size-fits-all, empowering teams with proptech, using mushrooms to decarbonize construction waste, Q3 multifamily data and the cost of pet waste.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are portfolio evaluation for centralization, the importance of technology partners, driving resident retention, human-trafficking education, construction delays continue in multifamily and customizing renters insurance to increase compliance.
While there are a few apartment operators who would rather not allow pets onsite, most are modernizing their pet policies and removing pet restrictions altogether because of that broader resident pool and the monetary benefits that come with doing so.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are raising the bar on apartment searches, development in historic neighborhoods, pet-friendly vs. pet-inclusive, college-town apartments flourish, helping minority developers scale up and increased interest in active-adult communities.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are driving ancillary revenue, the biggest mistakes on community websites, better leasing through centralization and technology, consumer preferences and amenities, boomerang millennials and Gen Zers staying at home and the single-family rental experience.