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This week in property management news: July 31, 2017

Industry News & Events

Look to college renters to foresee the future of renting; Senior American desire walkable neighborhoods too; Amazon’s delivery lockers hitting apartment lobbies; Property Manager sued for lying about apartment improvements; And, The power of rebranding.

Look to college students to foresee the future of renting
Online listings, virtual tours and online payments allow college students to sign their leases for off-campus housing without even seeing the apartment first. Bloomberg predicts this is the future of renting.

Older Americans place higher value on walkable neighborhoods
Although it has been perceived that only millennials and generation X care about walkable neighborhoods, a recent survey revealed that senior Americans are just as interested.

Amazon’s delivery locker concept replacing mailboxes in apartments
The new high-tech delivery lockers are expanding into apartment lobbies and will now accept packages from any sender. Geekwire shares the latest.

Property Manager lies about improvements to charge more in rent
A Queens property manager is being sued by their tenants for lying about apartment improvements and charging more in rent.

The power of rebranding
Cottonwood Residential shares how rebranding their communities and complexes has helped them to grow their portfolio and improve their overall business.

Sarah Pallatroni

Sarah Pallatroni

As Buildium's social media marketer, Sarah is responsible for brand promotion across multiple social media platforms and keeps the team up-to-date on industry trends. With a BS in Marketing from Bentley University, she is constantly learning new ways to represent the Buildium brand via the wonders of social media. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys traveling and critiquing new restaurants.