As multifamily communities are sprouting up in cities—big and small—all over the country, residents are demanding a more personalized, connected living environment.
We’re here to help you best serve them, while uncovering asset value.

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Building Monitoring Systems Help Reduce Wasted Utilities

Building Monitoring Systems may not be as shiny and showy as consumer-facing smart devices, but they do help assets in the hospitality industry increase efficiencies & NOI.

William Hogan
William Hogan
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Wireless Protocols & The Quest for Connectivity

When your team is considering how to approach a smart tech transformation of your asset, the first step is ensuring complete connectivity. Here’s how to approach that big initial decision.

David Warner
David Warner
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Successfully Navigating the Concession Conversation

Prospects and renters are always looking for a “deal”, and often expect concessions upon signing or resigning their lease. Here we discuss ways to navigate these conversations.

Robert Mudd
Robert Mudd
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Top 5 Smart Home Starter Devices for Multifamily

If you’re an owner or operator that’s considering a smart device package to get your feet wet in the smart home arena, there are certain features we suggest you start with.

William Hogan
William Hogan
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The Smart Script for Saving on Utilities

Who wouldn’t want to save on utilities? How do smart homes increase utility savings? What’s the playbook for saving the most you possibly can? We address all of that and more in our latest article.

Robert Mudd
Robert Mudd
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The ABC’s of Apartment Automation

What does automation do for your apartment? How might these in-home automations elevate your everyday? Let’s take a closer look at what automation means for multifamily communities and why it’s so intriguing.

David Warner
David Warner
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Access Control in the COVID-19 Era

Property-wide access control is more than just a perk. In the COVID era, it adds another layer of safety for staff and residents through keyless access and remote management.

William Hogan
William Hogan
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Voice Assistant Implementation for Multifamily

Voice assistants are rightfully all the rage and have been for years now. As they make their way into multifamily buildings, we must effectively implement them to realize their full potential.

David Warner
David Warner
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Top 5 Smart Apartment Questions for Owners & Operators

There’s an increasing desire among residents to live in a smart apartment, and for good reason. Understandably, owners and operators want to know a few things before investing.

Robert Mudd
Robert Mudd
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Perfect WFH With Smart Home Solutions

WFH will probably be embraced by some companies post-pandemic, so let’s examine how smart home solutions could make the weekday in-home work routine better for your residents.

William Hogan
William Hogan
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Innovation Means More Than New Devices

Like many antiquated things or processes, the world of Smart Systems or IoT in the MDU arena is changing—breaking the traditional business model and introducing solutions for devices and services.

Robert Mudd
Robert Mudd
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What Makes a BAS Building a "Smart Building"?

The Building Automation System (BAS) is an integral part of harmonious multifamily communities with high functioning systems making properties more profitable, better performing, and more livable.

David Warner
David Warner
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Locked in on the Top Smart Locks

Smart locks may not seem like the sexiest smart device to upgrade your multifamily community, but these products will forever change your perception from a hardware and software perspective.

Robert Mudd
Robert Mudd
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The 5 Smartest Thermostats on The Market

Arguably the most valuable, game-changing smart devices out there, smart thermostats not only allow you to seriously save on energy costs, but they provide residents with personalized comfort.

William Hogan
William Hogan
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They Certainly Aren’t Making Any More Land...

Resident amenity preferences are shifting from the static to the dynamic, from the physical to the connected, from public to personalized, and MDU properties need to get smart, soon.

Robert Mudd
Robert Mudd
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Increase Efficiency with Smart Integrations

Aside from improving the resident experience within the apartment, smart integrations foster a holistic, elevated environment throughout the whole building for everyone involved.

Robert Mudd
Robert Mudd
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Elevating the Needs of the Modern Resident

Smart devices are everywhere these days, but why aren’t they in multifamily communities? Give today’s residents what they want: connectivity, personalization, and a sense of home.

William Hogan
William Hogan
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What’s in the box?!

We all know that full occupancy is every owner’s, developer’s and management firm’s ultimate goal, and to achieve that requires adapting to an ever-evolving resident base with new preferences.

Robert Mudd
Robert Mudd
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Why Smart Lighting is Your Next Bright Idea

Lighting has undergone some transformative changes in recent years outside of LED, pendant lighting and Edison bulbs. Let’s talk about the impact of smart lighting in your building.

Robert Mudd
Robert Mudd
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The New Standard for HVAC

Out of all the systems in the MDU arena, HVACs have arguably evolved the most with the advent of automation and a smart managerial dashboard, so staff can be proactive, not reactive.

Robert Mudd
Robert Mudd
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Smart Access Transforms Communities for the Better

Physical keys are going the way of the Dodo bird not just to lighten your pocket or purse, but to offer residents and staff immediate control of locks and reclaim time and effort.

Robert Mudd
Robert Mudd
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Reimagining the Concept of the “Smart Apartment”

What really makes a home smart? There’s some confusion around digital versus smart. In our debut PropertySense blog article, we explain how connectivity makes all the difference.

Robert Mudd
Robert Mudd