This week’s top multifamily stories include operational lessons from the pandemic that are now best practices, increasing multifamily salaries, responding to negative reviews, the impact of ground-floor grocers on asset value, the NYC rent slip and the most popular cities for millennials.
This week’s multifamily news hot topics: Covid-19’s impact on operations, earning ancillary revenue through pet amenities and services, helping employees cope during the pandemic, criticism mounts against Trump’s plan to stop evictions and more.
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Overburdened onsite apartment teams are constantly searching for ways to automate processes and save time. But one of the common timesaving methods for managing online reviews might not be such a good idea . Put yourselves in the consumer’s shoes for a moment.
Residents might rant at length about their perceived mistreatment and nitpick any community shortcoming they can dredge up or manufacture. What matters is making the community or management company look bad. Online review sites aren’t in the fact-checking business.
Reputation management has always been a delicate balance of publicly acknowledging concerns, working to address them and holding your ground when necessary. The process has become a bit more complicated in the multifamily world during the pandemic.
Though communities have been spared the onslaught of negative online reviews that they may have anticipated thanks to Google shutting down reviews, onsite teams can’t just wash their hands of their reputation management responsibilities.