Property Management

How to Handle Generational Clashes in the Workforce

As one generation nears retirement and hands the reins to the next, it can cause clashes and headaches for management–but nothing a little understanding can’t fix.

Cyber-Rain Brings ‘Smart Irrigation’ to the Palm of Your Hand

Cyber-Rain, makers of Internet-based smart sprinkler controller systems, introduces XCI Cloud, an application that lets property owners and managers monitor and control watering from any location.

Magnatag Board Keeps Track of Rental and Maintenance Needs

A new magnetic whiteboard from Magnatag makes it easy for property managers to keep track of rental and maintenance activity.

WEB FEATURE: How to Ace Prospect Phone Calls

Huntington Beach, Calif.–The customer call is an important touch point for prospects, according to panelists at the Apartment Internet Marking conference.

New Artist Housing Fitted with Green Roof

Washington, D.C.–Volunteers are taking to the roof of Brookland Artist Lofts on Friday in Washington D.C. to add sustainable features to the property’s roof.

Student Housing in Delaware Wins Award for Best Turnaround

Newark, Del.–Campus Living Villages spent $6 million to repurpose and renovate a 665-unit student-housing community near the University of Delaware.

First Response to Tornado Damage at Alabama Seniors Community

The day after tornados flattened parts of Alabama, Lane Management personnel arrived in storm-ravaged Tuscaloosa, Ala. to assist the residents of Chastain Manor.

Riverstone Residential Hosts Parade of Apartment Homes to Help Kids

Dedham, Mass.–Riverstone Residential Group recently hosted a multi-regional “Parade of Apartment Home,” with 65 communities participating to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network.

Leasing Goes Fully Green and Virtual at Manhattan’s MiMA Residential Tower

New York–Through the Related Companies website, future residents can facilitate a lease agreement from start to finish without touching a sheet of paper.

IREM Approves First Chapter in China

Chicago–The Institute of Real Estate Management recently approved the formation of IREM China Shanghai Chapter No. 118.