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2019 First Quarter Multifamily Rent Report Vacancy Rates Remain Unchanged Apartment vacancy rates for the first quarter of 2019 were 4.8% according to a recent report from REIS. While this number remains unchanged from the fourth quarter of 2018, it increased 0.1% year over year. First quarter vacancy rates also increased from 4.3% Read more about 2019 First Quarter Multifamily Rent Report[…]
Looking For A Great Contractor? Congratulations to the newest members of our BidSource contractor network! These qualified contractors are all looking to do more work with property and facility managers. Even better, they have capacity to take on projects! Precision Painting Contact: Vasilios Katehis Service Area: New York Phone Number: 718-22-30918 Primary Service: Read more about Our March 2019 Featured Contractor Partners[…]
The 10 Largest Apartment Management Companies With over 1,400,000 multifamily units under management, these are the ten biggest apartment management companies in the United States. Click on any company to learn more about their organization and portfolio. 1. Greystar Real Estate Partners – 418,475 Units 2. Lincoln Property Company – 190,542 Units 3. Pinnacle Read more about The 10 Largest Apartment Management Companies[…]
What Are On Demand Apartment Amenities? As a result of mobile apps, smartphones have made life more convenient by virtue of making many services available on demand. These conveniences include things like mobile bank deposits, booking flights, hailing a ride, or ordering delivery from a local restaurant. Consequently, this demand for conveniences has trickled Read more about What Are On Demand Apartment Amenities?[…]
Apartment Resident Event Ideas For April While the month of April isn’t packed full of national events like March, it does mean the official arrival of spring in many parts of the country and there are plenty of great ways to get residents involved. Here are our top apartment resident event ideas for April Read more about Property Manager Insider’s Top 7 Apartment Resident Event Ideas For April[…]
6 Tips to Avoid Low Quality Contractors Every property manager has at least one contractor or vendor horror story. They are an unfortunate reality of the industry. While they are bound to happen, taking steps to avoid low quality contractors improves overall property operations and eliminates headaches. High quality vendors complete projects correctly, Read more about 6 Tips to Avoid Low Quality Contractors[…]
Calculating LED Life LED lights have failed when their light output reaches 70% of the original output. This is commonly referred to as L70, because the light output is measured in lumens. The industry standard L70 operating life of an LED light is 50,000 hours. More simply, after 50,000 hours the LED light will Read more about Factors Reducing LED Life[…]
Looking For A Great Contractor? Congratulations to the newest members of our BidSource contractor network! These qualified contractors are all looking to do more work with property and facility managers. Even better, they have capacity to take on projects! Habecker Pressure Washing Contact: Jared Habecker Service Area: Pennsylvania Phone Number: 610-802-0271 Primary Service: Read more about Our February 2019 Featured Contractor Partners[…]
Pro’s and Con’s of Commercial Flat Roofing Systems When property managers are ready to replace the flat roof at their property, they are faced with many options in terms of their next roofing system. As a result, it can be challenging to pick the best type of flat roofing system. Do you choose the Read more about Pros and Con’s of Commercial Flat Roofing Systems[…]
What is Mulch Blowing? Mulch blowing uses special equipment to blow mulch into place at commercial and residential properties through long tubes or hoses that connect back to a central truck. It is significantly more efficient than traditional mulching methods that use wheelbarrows. It is also commonly referred to as blown mulch or blown Read more about What is Mulch Blowing?[…]