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Go modern: Amenities your residents want in 2019

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 2/14/19 10:05 AM

Your building doesn't have to be constructed in the past five years to be modern and engaging with residents and perspective residents. Modern spaces at your property will help you stay competitive in a changing landscape. 

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Commercial, Real Estate, Multifamily

How to cut energy cost

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 1/8/19 2:24 PM

From a completely solar powered resort to a lower cost solar powered roof, people are innovating ways to cut back on energy and rely on alternative sources. It can be costly to live in newer buildings that are energy-forward, so here are a few ways that you can lower your energy costs no matter where you're living.

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Topics: Commercial, Multifamily, Smart Cities

Amazon HQ2: Virginia housing impact

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 12/18/18 1:57 PM


Photo provided by JBG Smith

As we inch closer and closer to the new year residents of Northern Virginia and New York anxiously await to see what will happen once their new neighbors move in. It's still unclear how and exactly when Amazon is going to move into its Northern Virginia campus, but one thing is certain: people are stressed. Keep calm because we're going to dive into how the megacorp could impact the DMV area.

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Topics: Real Estate, Smart Cities, Multifamily, Commercial, Retail

TOD in Central Florida can help create a smarter city as it grows

Posted by Guest Blogger on 12/13/18 12:33 PM

Central Florida is a quickly growing region. In fact, it’s growing so quickly that meeting its
housing needs would require the equivalent of a new 330-unit multifamily building each week.
As part of its growth, it also has one of the country’s newest passenger rail lines – SunRail, a
47-mile commuter rail line that traverses exurban, suburban, and downtown areas. It adds a
transportation option for thousands and opens up opportunities for Central Florida to have true
transit-oriented development (TOD) to address our housing issues as well.

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Topics: Mobility, Commercial, Retail, Real Estate, Multifamily, Smart Cities, Real-Time Information, TDM

2018 Wrap up: Mobility trends

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 12/11/18 11:37 AM

Was 2018 a great year for you? It certainly was for mobility. You probably didn't notice that electric scooters have been in America since 2017, or how many bikeshare companies and stations there are currently, or even how many companies are investing into getting the first autonomous vehicle on the street. Don't worry, we got the inside track. 

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Topics: Scooters, Mobility, Bikes, Commercial, Smart Cities, TDM

How to decorate your property for the holidays

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 11/15/18 11:42 AM

It's the most wonderful time of the year, right? Ignoring the cold gusts of air and random freezing rain showers, I think most of us would agree. What's great about this time of the year for property managers is that you can show your residents, tenants, or guests that you care about creating a community — and we know just how you can do it!

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Commercial, Real Estate, Multifamily

Shop til' you drop: Improving curb space could boost foot traffic for retailers

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 10/23/18 1:07 PM

                      Photo by Artyom Sklyarov on Unsplash

Urban development has been structuring itself around a new concept lately: mobility. Mobility isn't just about how easy it is to get out of your neighborhood, but also about what's in your neighborhood. Can you walk out of your home and walk to a grocery store, a shop, or a bar? 

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Topics: Mobility, Design, Bikes, Retail, Commercial, Real Estate, Smart Cities