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Package Lockers + Multifamily Developments = Perfect Match

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Package lockers are the cherry on top of any multifamily development. There are plenty of reasons to love package lockers, but these are a few of the biggest reasons why they’re popping up in multifamily facilities across the country: They save time on managing package deliveries They provide a desirable amenity for Millennial renters They reduce package theft There’s no …

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Don’t Fall Into These Common Property Development Traps

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Property development is appealing to fearless entrepreneurs, and for good reason. With the possibility of making dramatic profits in short period of time, property development can be a lucrative and rewarding venture. However, one small misstep can derail a project, leading to enormous setbacks, and in some cases, financial ruin. While novices might be especially vulnerable to making mistakes, seasoned …

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5 Pesky Property Management Tasks That Can Be Automated

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Property manager: a small job title that encompasses an endless list of responsibilities and daily tasks. With a complex job like property management, it’s only natural to look for ways to increase efficiency in your daily workflow. Luckily, some of the more tedious and time-consuming tasks can be automated with a little help from property management software, package management systems, …

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6 Shocking Stats about Package Theft

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When you order something online, you expect the package to arrive safely, right? Well, according to the statistics, there’s actually a good chance that your deliveries could get swiped by “porch pirates.” Here’s what the numbers have to say. Nearly one-third of Americans have had a package stolen off their front porch. One in three. 33%. Three people out of …

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Apartment Amenities You’re Guaranteed to Notice in 2018

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Swimming pools and treadmills aren’t enough to attract desirable tenants anymore. With so many young people choosing to rent over buying a house, multifamily building owners will have to step up their game. Amenities that will gain more popularity over the next few years will focus on technology, security, and a sense of community, so don’t be surprised if you …

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Renters Are Ready for Meal Kit Delivery, But Is Your Building?

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The meal kit industry is booming. In fact, the meal kit industry’s revenue is projected to grow to over $10 billion in 2020 according to Statista. With that kind of rapid growth, you’ll undoubtedly be seeing HelloFresh and Blue Apron packages show up in your mailroom more frequently. And here’s the thing: no facility that caters to a younger demographic …

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Success Story: University of Nevada Las Vegas

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When’s the last time you were able to give your student workers an immediate raise? That’s exactly what happened at the University of Nevada Las Vegas after they installed Smiota’s package delivery system in their residence halls. Streamlining their package management system doesn’t just save UNLV money. It saves their residence hall staff time, too, so they can focus on …