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Why You Need to Manage Electronics Waste in Multifamily Housing

Posted by Pearson Brock on April 12, 2019

Many residents fail to properly recycle electronics when they reach their end-of-life. Often, they throw them away in the trash. This isn't safe because the electronics may contain hazardous materials like lead, mercury, and cadmium. These could seep into water and soil. This…

5 Steps to Healthy Apartment Building Technology

Posted by Pearson Brock on April 11, 2019

Managing an apartment building requires keeping an eye on many moving parts. As such, ensuring technology remains updated and in working order doesn't always make the top of the list of things to do. Nonetheless, it's important to maintain tech to ensure things always work as…

The One Apartment Amenity You Want to Offer Tenants

Posted by Pearson Brock on April 5, 2019

The advantage of managing or owning a Class A apartment property is that tenants want to live in your building. It's typically in a desirable neighborhood with little crime. However, the fact is that apartments and condos have an 85 percent greater likelihood of being…

Are Apartment Video Surveillance Security Solutions Actually a Liability?

Posted by Pearson Brock on March 15, 2019

Many apartment property managers and owners fear installing video surveillance increases liability. The opposite is actually true. Video surveillance decreases apartment liability and there are court cases that reinforce this. Generally, a landowner has no duty to protect…

What Baby Boomer Renters Actually Want That You Need to Know

Posted by Pearson Brock on February 22, 2019

A Freddie Mac survey reports that one of the largest growing multifamily residential trends will have apartment property managers rethinking their target audience. According to the survey, five million Baby Boomers — people born before 1961 — in the U.S. plan to rent their next…

Why Your Apartment Building Needs to Appeal to Remote Workers

Posted by Pearson Brock on February 7, 2019

Apartment property managers can take advantage of the growing trend of telecommuting to attract new residents. Several factors show it's worth it to add features that support remote work as apartment building amenities. Why You Need Apartment Building Amenities to Attract…