Self-Storage Mar30

Self-Storage

The cat is out of the bag. Self-storage is a hot industry with hefty returns and minimal operating costs. If you haven’t explored the possibilities in this sneaky big market, you may be running out of time. Vacancy rates have gradually declined in the past seven years as rentals proved to be...

Project for a Village Mar27

Project for a Villag...

Yardi CSD manager Terry Kelly and his wife Pam took the trip of a lifetime to Nepal this spring, but they weren’t on a typical tourist agenda. Instead, the focus of their visit was to volunteer at a pop-up health clinic, called a Health Camp, in the foothills of the Himalayas. The two-day...

Superstar Leasing Agents Mar26

Superstar Leasing Ag...

Deena Howell’s granddaughter sells an uncanny amount of Girl Scout cookies. “That’s because I taught her everything she knows about sales,” Howell smiles with a twinkle in her eye. “That’s why she’s so good at selling those cookies.” For nearly a decade, Howell worked as a leasing agent...

SLO Affordable Mar25

SLO Affordable

A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week for South Street Family Apartments, 43 new, sustainable apartment homes for workforce families in the city of San Luis Obispo, Calif. The homes are a project of the Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo (HASLO), a Yardi client; and builder ROEM...

Yardi Store Mar24

Yardi Store

Yardi announced today that it has completed an examination of its security and internal controls for 2014 and has received its final SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type 2 report for its Store Enterprise and Store Advantage applications. Formerly known as SAS 70, SOC 1 is published by the AICPA (American...

3D Printed Apartment...

Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1439; since then the printing industry has evolved, from printing blocks to 2D printers with the capacity of mass-producing documents in just minutes. Today,  3D printers are capable of creating pretty much anything, from mechanical parts to...

7 Key Drivers Mar23

7 Key Drivers

Accessibility on several counts tops the list of secrets to success in e-commerce. That was the determination of a session on e-commerce site and building selection at NAIOP’s second annual E.Con e-commerce conference, held late last week in Atlanta. Moderator K.C. Conway, senior vice...

Mark Coverdale Mar23

Mark Coverdale

For most California kids, growing up watching football on TV with Dad on the weekend might mean college games on Saturdays and the NFL on Sunday. For Mark and Jennifer Coverdale’s two young daughters, it’s an early Saturday morning ritual – with all the excitement of English and European...

Vantage Point Mar20

Vantage Point

Vantage Point Retirement Living (Vantage Point) has selected the Yardi Senior Living Suite, including flagship components Yardi Voyager® Senior Housing and Yardi EHR™, as its completely integrated platform for marketing, finance, community operations, and resident care management. Rita...

Aging Apartments Mar19

Aging Apartments

Multi-family development has steadily grown to reach today’s pre-crash average of 330,000 units each year. Coupled with America’s slowest population growth in 70 years, the time seems ripe for the renewal of the nation’s multi-family housing stock. That, however, is not the case. In...

Introducing iUnit Mar19

Introducing iUnit

Believe it or not, iUnit is not the next device a certain ubiquitous technology company wants you to run out and buy. Rather, it’s a new modular housing project coming to Denver, Colo. in 2015, blending smart energy use, wireless connectivity, green construction and the urban living...

John Hammill Mar18

John Hammill

When Jones Lange LaSalle acquired The Staubach Company from football hero-turned-real estate leader Roger Staubach in 2008, the firm’s two experts on single tenant, net-lease retail real estate decided to strike out on their own. John Hammill, a Managing Director at Staubach focusing on net...

Townhouse Trends Mar17

Townhouse Trends

National multifamily rents are no longer skyrocketing at breathtaking rates. The news could cause renters to send thank you letters to the powers that be, if they knew who or what those powers were. Primarily, renters can thank a boost in multifamily development which is helping to balance...

Apple Springs Forward

Clocks sprung forward announcing spring and so did Apple one week ago in San Francisco, where the latest devices and services were announced. Some of them were expected, having been announced in late 2014, some of them were surprises which kicked up international conversation. A brief review of the company’s numbers reminded the audience why Apple is one of the top companies of the world – 453 retail stores worldwide were visited by 120 million people during the last quarter alone. 700 million iPhones have been sold so far, making the iPhone the top selling device in the world. Apple TV, shy until now, seems to have found a way to outgrow...

GSMA Mobile World

The Mobile World Congress grows bigger every year. Over 93,000 visitors from 200 countries attended the 2015 MWC at the Fira Gran Via and Fira Montjuïc venues in Barcelona; more than 2,000 exhibiting companies showcased their latest products and services across 100,000 net square meters; more...

e-Commerce Delivery Mar12

e-Commerce Delivery

The NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association recently held its second annual E.Con in Atlanta, a conference dedicated to e-commerce innovation. During the two-day event, last mile delivery stayed at the forefront of conversation. As the nation faces a shortage of 240, 000 truck...

Principal Real Estate Investors Mar11

Principal Real Estat...

Institutional asset manager Principal Real Estate Investors will use newly acquired solutions from the Yardi Commercial Suite™ and the Yardi Investment Suite™ to help reduce business process lifecycles, increase transparency into operational performance and monitor investment risk as it...

PMB Real Estate Services Mar10

PMB Real Estate Serv...

Real estate companies involved in medical office buildings are thriving with Yardi® commercial property management solutions that help them carry out multiple business operations. For one of them, PMB Real Estate Services (PMB RES), a Yardi Voyager® client since 2006, the platform stands in...

Genius Quiz Mar10

Genius Quiz

Are you a property management marketing professional, social media specialist or operations executive? If you answered yes, we’d like to take a minute to pick your brain! We invite you to take our 5-minute marketing genius survey and share your thoughts on online property marketing and SEO in...

Cindy Braden Mar09

Cindy Braden

You probably know a few triathletes. Chances are good that you might even know someone who has completed an Ironman. But the probability that you know an Ultraman are rarer – and an Ultrawoman? Well, there are only 131 of them to be found worldwide. Yardi Accounting Manager Cindy Braden...