Outperforming the Recession
Renter households increased from 34.1 percent in 2009 to 35.4 percent in 2011 according to a recent report released by the U.S. Census Bureau. A consistent pattern may be observed countrywide, with nearly a quarter of the metro areas seeing a rise in renting households, while less than 3.0...
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Flown the friendly skies lately?
No matter where you went, you probably noted that some airports are better than others. Some are easy to navigate while you’re rushing to make that tight connection. Some had concessionaires that were more convenient to your departure gate than others. And...
Integrity and Imagination
Not too many apartment renters can say they’ve seen the Budweiser Clydesdales pull up to their apartment building. But that happened to residents of a property managed by Yardi client The Wooten Company in Springfield, Missouri not too long ago. The stocky iconic horses were in town to deliver a case of beer to a lucky contest winner and Wooten Company resident.
The event turned into a property-wide block party for residents and Wooten Company staff. The company invited everyone out to see the beautiful Clydesdales and enjoy hot dogs, cake and sodas. It was a great opportunity for connecting a community, a day when one residents’ good...
NYC Parks and Rec Uses Yardi
New York City’s Central Park is a place where millions of memories have been made. The iconic mid-city oasis has captured the hearts and imaginations of New Yorkers and visitors from around the world. Whether rowing a boat across The Lake, observing Gus the polar bear at the Zoo, or enjoying...
Historic high for app downloads
The number of applications downloaded from Apple’s iTunes store has now surpassed 50 billion.
That’s a lot of apps in five years’ time. And the lucky person who downloaded the 50 billionth app is being handsomely rewarded with a $10,000 iTunes gift card to be spent on – guess what? –...
New Editor for Facebook Ads
Facebook has introduced a powerful tool for managing online advertising campaigns that is being heralded as a major advancement in targeted marketing.
If you are using social media-based ads to reach potential renters for your multifamily property, the Facebook Power Editor could change and...
Manhattan Valley Dev. Corp.
The Manhattan Valley Development Corporation will mark 45 years of providing affordable housing in Manhattan at the end of 2013. As part of the celebration of this milestone anniversary, Yardi client MVDC will award the first Leah Schneider scholarship in honor of the organization’s former...
Tech, transit top wish lists
iPod docks, fireplace lounges, electric vehicle charging stations, yoga studios and kickboxing rooms might not have had a place in apartment communities in the past, but when it comes to attracting young renters, developers are taking a new approach. Most often referred to as Gen Y-ers or...