Your Guide to Commercial Security Systems

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on October 12, 2021

Get Your Free Copy of Security Systems 101 Now! Is your business losing money because of criminal activity like theft, damage and vandalism? Perhaps you’re looking for ways to mitigate risk and liability from those issues. One way to help put an end to unwanted and suspicious…

What Is Crime Displacement and Why Does It Matter to Your Business?

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on September 15, 2021

Every city experiences it. One neighborhood would be a low-crime area for decades and then crime starts climbing. You know this happens when neighborhood stores start installing bars on the windows and doors. There are also crime-ridden neighborhoods that flip flop and become…

Multi Multifamily Common Area Thefts

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on August 30, 2021

Multifamily residential communities offer a variety of common areas and amenities to provide residents with one-of-a-kind living experiences. Most communities provide open access to these areas 24/7. This is great for residents, but can also inadvertently invite thieves,…

Top 4 Considerations During Multifamily Budget Season

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on August 13, 2021

Multifamily budget season. Ah yes, that rather special time of year when ledgers, numbers, spreadsheets, timelines and dollar bill signs swirl around in your head as thoughts of planning and anticipating what lies ahead for the coming year of 2022 illuminates in your mind ……

Attempted Theft Averted in Apartment Community’s Common Areas

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on August 6, 2021

Common areas in apartment communities can help residents truly feel “at home” as these areas are often considered amenities for residents. What needs to be considered, though, is common areas are typically easy to access on any day at any time. This makes these areas popular for…

How These Hidden Costs of Resident Turnover Eat Profits

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on May 20, 2021

It may be a forgone conclusion for many apartment property managers and owners to avoid resident turnover at all costs. But it's not always the case. They may not realize there are more costs that come with a turnover besides the lost revenue from rent. With so many residents…

Arrest of Apartment Bicycle Thief

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on April 19, 2021

In this month’s video, we caught someone trying to steal a bicycle from an apartment bike room. The ride he left in wasn’t in his original plan.

What Does the Future of the Workplace Look Like?

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on April 13, 2021

As more people get vaccinated, the light at the end of the tunnel finally appears. What does that mean for the workplace? Will we go back to pre-pandemic normal? Will we have a new normal? All signs point to a new normal. The biggest reason being that companies have discovered…