Miller-Valentine Group May22

Miller-Valentine Gro...

As the nation’s apartment industry revels in Gen Y’s affinity for apartment living, developing high-density, high-amenity projects in urban centers across America, there is another force shaping the industry: aging Boomers. In 15 years one in five Americans will be 65 and older and the...

Wood Residential May21

Wood Residential

With demand for new, high-quality urban apartment projects on the rise nationwide, Wood Residential has been busy. Parent company Wood Partners builds, positions and then sells Class A apartment communities in the nation’s most popular major cities. Wood Residential’s job is to lease up the...

Property Management May20

Property Management

The second quarter of 2015 has begun on a positive note for built-to-rent single family properties. Markets for existing single family rentals across the nation enjoy occupancy rates close to 95%–and these properties need managers. If you’ve positioned yourself properly, then success is...

YASC DC 2015 May19

YASC DC 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yardi’s largest ever Advanced Solutions Conference launched Tuesday, May 19 at the Washington Hilton. Nearly 1,500 clients are attending the three-day event, which continues through May 21. Remarks from Yardi founder and CEO Anant Yardi began the day....

Promoting Conversions May19

Promoting Conversions

Whether you’ve tapped into your inner Marketing Genius with RENTCafé or you’re piecing together a plan on your own, your site analytics can help you capitalize on your areas of opportunity. Understanding how to interpret the metrics on your analytics reports can influence changes in your marketing techniques that increase leads and conversions. At first, simply pulling up reports may seem intimidating. Familiarizing yourself with common concepts will take the guess work and the trepidation out of analytics. Use these ground rules as a foundation before wading through the key metrics: You’re in sales and marketing, not IT, but when you’re...

New Directions May18

New Directions

Since 1971, New Directions Housing Corp has committed to building and preserving a sense of community. The Kentucky-based nonprofit has expanded its portfolio to include real estate development, asset and property management, resident services, home ownership preservation, and community...

Post Properties May18

Post Properties

At Atlanta-based Post Properties, standing still is simply not an option – for executives and site level employees alike. In the last year, the company has taken on a major technology overhaul, converting from a disparate, multi-system approach to a single stack solution. The transition involved significant investment in change – not just from the perspective of making a major technology purchase, implementing a new system and conducting portfolio-wide employee training – but outside of the company as well. As the first user of Yardi’s VendorCafé, Post introduced more than 1,000 vendors who do business with the company to a dynamic new...

Children’s Creative Project May15

Children’s Creative Project

The Children’s Creative Project (CCP) is needed now more than ever. As traditional support for the arts dwindles, students need programs like CCP to help them develop as creative thinkers and contributors to American culture. The nonprofit arts organization works with schools to customize programs that unite students and professional artists. Students receive the opportunity to learn from professionals free of charge. Arts funding has been slashed across the nation. School music and theater departments, community centers, professional theaters—all have witnessed a decline in federal, state, and local support. Yet the cutbacks do not reflect...

Silent Victims May15

Silent Victims

Awareness of the affordable housing crisis has grown exponentially inside of industry circles. Unfortunately, public awareness is still woefully low and solutions to the problem have yet to manifest. A new organization lead by Ron Terwilliger will collect data that can guide policymakers...

A Smart Case

Alongside the evolving smartphone industry develops another one: accessories for these can’t-live-without devices, and particularly smartphone cases. Most of them are meant to protect the smartphone in case you drop it, other are designed with a heightened sense of fashion and put vibrant...

Value Quantified May13

Value Quantified

Research by DTZ, one of the top three global commercial real estate services companies in the nation, has quantified the perceived benefits of sustainable office spaces. The studies are helping owners channel their efforts towards features that are most valuable to tenants. In 2014, studies...

iStorage May12

iStorage

Yardi® announced today that it has been selected by iStorage® to provide the management software for its self-storage portfolio. With over 65 properties in ten states and several new acquisitions under contract, iStorage needed an innovative and flexible system that provided time-saving...

Leasing Quiz May12

Leasing Quiz

We’re looking for some geniuses in leasing and marketing strategy to share their thoughts with us in our newest survey. If you have just 5 minutes to spare, we’d love to pick your brain! Take Our Leasing Strategy Genius Quiz This quiz is ideal for multifamily marketers and management...

Rudin Management May11

Rudin Management

Rudin Management Company Inc. will manage 15 million square feet of diversified real estate holdings in New York City with a mobile-enabled platform consisting of Yardi Voyager®—the core property management and accounting system—and comprehensive front office and back office solutions from...

UK Asset Management May11

UK Asset Management

Asset Management companies in the UK have experienced several years of growth due to foreign capital flowing into the country during the lean years. As rents stabilize, the rate of growth is clearly unsustainable. Yardi brought together several asset management experts to discuss how asset...

Ubuntu Phone

Canonical’s first Ubuntu-based smartphone has finally been released – BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition is available in the European Union for €170 ($190). Chinese distribution is also underway – a date for U.S. release hasn’t yet been publicized. The technical specifications of the...

Five Affordable Cities May07

Five Affordable Citi...

“New York apartment market stays white-hot,” “Seattle multifamily development on a roll,” “San Francisco rents through the roof,” – we’ve all read the headlines. We come across them daily, as the nation’s top metro areas continue to post high rent growth numbers and apartment projects...

Passive Retention May06

Passive Retention

As building permits increase this year and healthy competition is restored, multifamily must revisit resident retention practices. Luxury amenities, home automation technology, and quarterly vacation giveaways are unsustainable: amenities and technology quickly become outdated, requiring...

AIM Highlights May05

AIM Highlights

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – in a competitive Washington D.C. multifamily market, WC Smith released a secret weapon to lease up its 2M property in NoMa: an adorable, social media-savvy English  bulldog puppy. “Everyone loves pets (in D.C.), but no one has time to take care of...

The Facebook Bridge May05

The Facebook Bridge

Pretty much everybody (and their mommas) is on Facebook. With 1.44 billion monthly active users at th end of Q1 2015, you can’t afford to not be on Facebook. But you can’t afford to waste your time on the platform, either. In 2013, Facebook changed its algorithm so that your content will only...