Project Phire

One is tough, you drop it and it doesn’t shatter, the other is super resistant to scratches; one is named after a massive primate, the other after a wonderful gemstone. Gorilla Glass and Sapphire Glass are the two major product players in the tough glass race. Gorrilla Glass is developed by...

Alfrieda Green Apr20

Alfrieda Green

Beginning this June, the city of Chicago has mandated utility benchmarking for all commercial buildings larger than 50,000 square feet. Urban Innovations, which manages 11 properties totaling 750,000 square feet in the Windy City, is one of a handful of property managers that already has...

What (Not) to Say Apr17

What (Not) to Say

You’ve explored how to get renters through the door. Now that the prospects have arrived for a tour, don’t sabotage your sale with conversational faux pas! Check out these ten conversational dos and don’ts that will help fast forward the conversion cycle. 5 Convo Faux Pas That Will Kill Your...

Tricon American Home Apr16

Tricon American Home

As part of a plan to scale its operations, Tricon American Homes wanted to replace several business systems with a single, integrated source of data whose automation and efficiency would let it grow its portfolio without adding overhead costs. The single-family rental home owner and...

Turf War

The battle for territory in the mobile payments sector is heating up. The ability to pay at the cash register with just the smartphone is motivating other mobile armies to take a stand, especially after Apple Pay was launched with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple Pay proved to be easy to...

Yardi RENTmaximizer Apr15

Yardi RENTmaximizer

Yardi RENTmaximizer™ may just be the industry’s best-kept secret. The revenue management system increases rental income growth and equips you with the tools needed to improve occupancy and outperform your market’s norms. Recent reports suggest that the system also outperforms expectations....

Thornton Oliver Keller Apr14

Thornton Oliver Kell...

Thornton Oliver Keller is preparing for anticipated portfolio growth by eliminating manual processes, streamlining budgeting, and improving client services and reporting. To accomplish these objectives, Idaho’s largest commercial real estate firm recently selected Yardi Voyager® 7S, a...

Balázs Székely Apr14

Balázs Székely

“If I could have any superpower in the world it would be X-Ray vision, no doubt about it. I mean, come on, who doesn’t want to have X-Ray vision?” laughs Balázs Székely, an enthusiastic member of Yardi’s publishing team. The 25-year-old aquascaper and Red Hot Chili Peppers fan joined Yardi in...

Be Responsive Apr13

Be Responsive

It’s increasingly apparent that the future of computing is moving from one type of screen – traditional desktop monitors – to many types of screens with a multitude of different sizes and resolutions. But computers themselves aren’t driving this sea change, consumers are. Today’s online...

Surface 3 Tablet

Microsoft recently announced the next element of its Surface line, the tablet that can play double role as laptop due to a keyboard attachment (sold separately). Surface 3, now available for pre-order at $499, will ship by May 5th. Surface 3 has lost some weight, in figure and in price,...

High Tech Hospitalit...

In a world where getting around a foreign city is unimaginable without Google Maps, the hospitality industry has no other option than staying ahead of the curve when it comes to technology. The top hospitality players are aggressively expanding new ways to enhance guest experience with...

Improving Occupancy Apr08

Improving Occupancy

Yardi announced today that Memphis-based Alco Management, Inc. has reported significant benefits using Yardi RENTmaximizer™, a transparent revenue management system built into the Yardi Voyager® property management and accounting solution. Alco Management uses the Yardi Voyager single-stack...

Resmark’s 10Eleven Apr08

Resmark’s 10El...

Yardi client The Resmark Companies has teamed with Streetscape Partners LLC and Community Three Development LLC to develop 10Eleven, a 71-unit condominium and 4,257 square feet of ground-level retail space, in the historic Logan Circle area of Washington, D.C. “The project, dubbed 10Eleven,...

Leads to Leases Apr07

Leads to Leases

You’ve followed the online marketing basics: you have a website with property contact info and pictures. You set up social media accounts and add some new content every week. But now you’re frustrated because your efforts aren’t paying off. What can you do? SatisFacts 2015 Online Renter Study promotes a better understanding of today’s “online resident and prospect,” the largest segment of apartment renters in the US. The company analyzed more than 7,600 renter responses representing over 21 property management companies. Answer these questions to learn how SatisFacts’ research could boost your conversion rate. Can prospects find you? First...

Excellence Awards Apr06

Excellence Awards

MHN Excellence Awards recognize the multifamily industry’s most noteworthy people, companies and properties. The 2015 winners will be selected by a panel of judges representing expertise across all multifamily disciplines. Submissions will be due by Monday, June 15. Here’s how to enter. 1)...

Holistic Senior Care Apr06

Holistic Senior Care

Seniors are the fastest growing segment of the population, with more than 16 million seniors in need of housing by 2050. This previously underserved population has taken center stage as a national housing priority. Yet before the construction and investment boom began, Yardi client Senior...

Hiring Online Apr03

Hiring Online

Hired.com is the first two-sided online marketplace designed to match technology talent with the most suitable job opportunities, while giving them control over their career decisions. Currently there are more than 2,000 companies engaging with Engineers, Data Scientists, Designers, and...

Bright Future

With the effects of climate change becoming more and more visible every passing day, introducing environmentally friendly practices into everyday life becomes increasingly important. And while renewable energy still has high investment costs in many cases, returns on initial investments do...

Project Loon

With all the amazing progress technology has made so far, two-thirds of the world’s population does not have access to Internet, 4 billion people out of Earth’s 7 billion inhabitants.  Google’s Project Loon aims to change that. This larger part of the population who needs access to the...

Designing the Future Apr01

Designing the Future

The increasingly varied makeup of the rental pool means that developers need to deliver not only a large apartment supply, but a diverse one at that. Currently the two largest rental demographics are aging Baby Boomers, taking up 26.6 percent of rented housing units, and Millennials, with a...