Reporting capabilities, software as a service were key factors in Canadian company’s choice
SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., Dec. 04, 2013 – Yardi announced today that Avison Young Property Management Ontario Inc., the Ontario property management division of Avison Young Canada Inc., has selected Yardi Voyager® as its property management and accounting platform.
“We needed to replace our previous outdated platform, and in evaluating options in the marketplace we saw the power of Voyager. We especially liked the flexibility it offers to prepare customized reports that satisfy our International Financial Reporting Standards and Sarbanes-Oxley obligations,” said Susan Russell, principal and vice president of finance for Avison Young Property Management Ontario. “The integration of portfolio-wide data within Voyager will make it much easier to create operational reports and financial statements.”
She added, “Another big plus is the fact that Voyager is a software that provides a service platform that will host our data in the Yardi Cloud. This means that the marketplace’s most advanced property management technology is fully secure and accessible from the multiple platforms that our employees use, including iPads and desktops.”
“We would like to welcome Avison Young on board as a client,” said Peter Altobelli, vice president for Yardi Systems in Canada. “We’ve seen incredible demand for our Software as a Service platform and we are very proud that Avison Young has selected Voyager software products for use throughout their property management division.”
About Avison Young Property Management Ontario Inc.
Avison Young Property Management Ontario Inc. is the Ontario property management unit of Avison Young Canada Inc., the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company comprises 1,500 real estate professionals in 53 offices in North America, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial and multifamily properties. For more information, visit www.avisonyoung.com.
Now in its fourth decade, Yardi® is committed to the design, development and support of software for real estate investment management and property management. With the Yardi Commercial Suite™, Yardi Multifamily Suite™, Yardi Investment Suite™ and Yardi Orion™ Business Intelligence, the Yardi Voyager® platform is a complete real estate management solution. It includes operations, accounting and ancillary processes and services with portfolio-wide business intelligence and platform-wide mobility. Yardi is based in Santa Barbara, Calif., and serves clients worldwide from offices in North America, Asia, Australia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.yardi.com.
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