Whirlpool and Greystar Sign Appliance Agreement
- Jun 27, 2011
Benton Harbor, Mich.–Whirlpool Corporation and Greystar Real Estate Partners have announced a new joint national appliance program that will allow Ggreystar to provide quality appliances to its facilities. The agreement includes a preferred vendor program that will recommend Whirlpool and Amana brands for new construction, rehabilitation and appliance replacement at all Greystar communities.
“This agreement will allow us to provide the greatest return on investment for our clients by leveraging the strength of Whirlpool Corporation’s brands and services,” says DeeAnne Clowes, senior director of national procurement at Greystar. “Our community owners will be able to easily select from a variety of ENERGY STAR qualified kitchen and laundry appliances and have them delivered to the right place at the right time, which is crucial to a smooth-operating portfolio and meeting Greystar’s sustainability objectives for energy management.”
Whirlpool Corporation worked with Greystar’s new web-based expense management program, OpsTechnology Spend Management Systems, to ensure Greystar’s processes remained efficient.
For the third year in a row, Greystar has had the biggest portfolio growth among the nation’s 50 largest apartment managers. According to the National Multi Housing Council, the firm has the most apartments under its management in the industry.