Balke Brown Transwestern Selects Yardi RENTmaximizer for Better Service and Clear Results


Leading real estate development and management company optimizes NRI with a transparent revenue management system built into Yardi Voyager

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., March 03, 2015 — Yardi announced today that St. Louis-based Balke Brown Transwestern has selected Yardi RENTmaximizer™, a transparent revenue management system built into the mobile Yardi Voyager® property management and accounting platform. Balke Brown Transwestern leverages the Yardi Voyager single-stack solution to manage their entire residential portfolio.

Yardi RENTmaximizer provides holistic revenue intelligence to its clients, including market-specific data that enables accurate benchmarking to improve asset performance. According to Carla Powell, vice president of residential operations at Balke Brown Transwestern, “We considered other leading revenue management systems before selecting Yardi RENTmaximizer. RENTmaximizer emerged as the obvious choice for us, because it is easy to set up, the cost of ownership is very affordable, and it provides complete transparency and fast ROI.” She continued, “We were also impressed with the proven results RENTmaximizer has delivered for many other clients.”

She added, “We have a dedicated revenue manager at Yardi who does an outstanding job of understanding our business goals and ensuring RENTmaximizer helps us meet them. No other revenue management system provider in the industry offers that level of service.”

In addition to Yardi Voyager and Yardi RENTmaximizer, Balke Brown Transwestern also uses RentCafe™, Yardi LeasingPad CRM™, Yardi Resident Screening™, Yardi Payment Processing™, ResidentShield® Protection Plan™, Yardi Maintenance™ and Yardi Budgeting and Forecasting™ to achieve a single business-wide real estate marketing and management platform with full mobility.

“We’re delighted that Balke Brown Transwestern is optimizing their rental income growth and customer service with RENTmaximizer as part of their Yardi Voyager platform,” said Terri Dowen, senior vice president of sales for Yardi.

About Balke Brown Transwestern

Founded in 1979, Balke Brown Transwestern (BBTW) is one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the St. Louis region. BBTW’s management, leasing and development portfolio includes over 57 projects containing over 6.8 million square feet of Class A office, medical, industrial, retail and multifamily residential space. For more information, visit

About Yardi

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 Multifamily Suite™, Yardi Marketing Suite™, Yardi Commercial 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