Fostering a Culture of Learning Pays Bottom-Line Benefits - employee training

Fostering a Culture of Learning Pays Bottom-Line Benefits

Many see employee training as a necessary evil – a boring to-do that interferes with “real” work and often ends up on a back burner, or at best is limited to checking the boxes of required courses completed. But the truth is that an engaging, effective employee training program of ongoing learning is vital to motivating,[]

Payment Platforms Reduce Fraud and Paperwork in the Affordable Segment

Payment Platforms Reduce Fraud and Paperwork in the Affordable Segment

Handling rent payments has always had unique challenges in the low-income housing market, causing additional administrative burden on top of already-complex housing rules and regulations. Property managers typically receive rent via money orders in the office, sometimes in multiple payments if rent is above $500, and manually post. Paying rent in person at the leasing[]

AXIOStudent Delivers a Gold Mine of Data for Student Housing Operators

AXIOStudent Delivers a Gold Mine of Data for Student Housing Operators

A business that until recently has been driven by limited information and gut feel is rapidly giving way to deep, hard data. The extensive data AXIOStudent is now pumping out about student housing in markets nationwide is being pounced on by owners, investors, developers, lenders, operators and vendors in the student space, which has become[]

Apartment Amenities that Sell - Back to the Basics

Apartment Amenities that Sell: Back to the Basics

Just as much as you hear what sells in multifamily, behind closed doors apartment leaders are scratching their heads about the next frontier of amenities. Resident and pet pleasures and perks are sliced, diced and stewed in board rooms just about every day. As it is, many rental housing communities are already loaded to the[]

Motivating Residents to Conserve Water and Energy in Multifamily

Motivating Residents to Conserve Water and Energy in Multifamily

The foundation for using energy in multifamily responsibly is resident behavior. Benchmarking is important. Data analysis is critical. But connecting resident consumption with the “on” and “off” switch moves the needle. Can apartment operators really motivate residents to conserve energy and water in their apartments and make a significant impact? Behavioral scientists say “yes.” The[]

Technology Puts Muscle into Saving Time, Money in Residential, Commercial Construction

Technology Puts Muscle into Saving Time and Money on Construction

Ben Bruns of the Weitz Co. says that in some ways the construction industry was more efficient before World War II. Erecting buildings just didn’t take so long. At a recent student housing conference, the company’s national development director pointed to the Empire State Building as an example. Built in 1931, the wondrous tower stretched[]

The Three Key Leasing Tools Proven to Maximize Occupancy [eBook]

The Three Key Leasing Tools Proven to Maximize Occupancy [eBook]

With the market starting to soften, it is more necessary than ever to adopt new strategies and marketing solutions in order to increase occupancy and accelerate leasing quantities. Lead management, leasing analytics, and contact centers, are three key leasing tools proven to be indispensable according to the National Multifamily Housing Council’s (NMHC) top property owners[]

Navigating Through ADA Compliance on Property Websites

Americans with Disabilities Act compliance is going beyond the physical equipment around the property and into the digital age. Website accessibility for the disabled has become a hot topic in recent years and the multifamily community needs to consider property website compliance. Earlier this year, regulations aimed at federal institutions to ensure website-accessibility compliance began[]

It’s up to Multifamily to Listen to What Gen Z Is Saying

It’s up to Multifamily to Listen to What Gen Z Is Saying

With the arrival of a new generation of renters, marketing strategies typically change in multifamily housing and other businesses. Millennials have made more impact in the apartment industry by transforming leasing and amenity preferences than any other generation. And Gen Z, the next wave coming into focus, isn’t just following suit. One thing both are[]

OneSite Leasing & Rents Enhanced User Interface

OneSite Leasing & Rents Enhanced User Interface

OneSite Leasing & Rents is already known as one of the easiest to use property management systems and we are simplifying it even more with the launch of an improved user interface and experience. A new, clean look with easy-to-use workflows and navigation will help save you and your business time. Best of all, no[]

A Preoccupation with Occupancy Might Be Hurting Your Student Housing Profits

A Preoccupation with Occupancy Might Be Hurting Your Student Housing Profits

Student properties are in perpetual lease-ups. Maybe that’s why there’s a fixation on maximizing occupancy over every other objective: the pressure to keep beds full as students continually move in and out can seem like all that matters. Maximize profit in student housing The trouble is, even 100% occupancy isn’t such a great result if[]

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