Urban Smart Growth Adopts Yardi Solution Suite


Online leasing and marketing, staff time savings are key features

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 14, 2016 – Urban Smart Growth (USG) sought a real estate software platform on which to build its mixed-use real estate business. USG chose Yardi Voyager®, a platform that will save staff time, eliminate redundant data entry, and manage multiple business operations from a single database.

“Online convenience will make our properties more attractive to residents and tenants. It will also give our staff more time to show properties and perform other essential tasks,” said Aaron Iskowitz, chief financial officer for USG.

USG is growing its portfolio, with numerous new projects planned in the next two years. Yardi software will help manage that growth effectively.

Yardi products USG has or is implementing include:

  • Yardi Voyager® for property management and accounting
  • RentCafe® for online leasing, marketing and resident services
  • COMMERCIALCafé for marketing and tenant services
  • Yardi Resident Screening™ for credit and background checks
  • ResidentShield® Protection Plan™ for renters insurance
  • Yardi Procure to Pay™ for online invoice processing

“Urban Smart Growth will eliminate redundant data entry with Voyager and its other products. This single stack approach will provide unique benefits, such as a single source of information and better customer service, that aren’t possible with multiple systems,” said Terri Dowen, senior vice president of sales for Yardi®.

About Urban Smart Growth

Los Angeles-based Urban Smart Growth is an innovative real estate development and management company. With a mission to create diverse, sustainable and successful communities, Urban Smart Growth advocates transit-oriented, bicycle-friendly land use. For more information, visit www.urbansmartgrowthllc.com.

About Yardi

Yardi® develops and supports industry-leading investment and property management software for all types and sizes of real estate companies. Established in 1984, Yardi is based in Santa Barbara, Calif., and serves clients worldwide. For more information, visit www.yardi.com.