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Sidewalk-to-Sofa with PropTech

Sidewalk-to-Sofa with PropTech

 The right PropTech amenities touch three primary areas: the property itself, each unit, and a smartphone to interact with them.When conceived, integrated, and properly operated, a magical thing happens: Residents, visitors, and property managers experience a secure...

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PropTech – For Property Owners

PropTech – For Property Owners

 It’s a renter’s market in cities across the United States. The pressure is on property managers not only to compete for residents but also to retain the ones they have. Below are some telling statistics about the urgency surrounding tenant turnover in today’s...

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Zoned Elevator Controls

Zoned Elevator Controls

We have recently rolled out a major update to our elevator control system (ECS), which allows the Butterfly system to assign zones to elevators. This allows for selective control of different elevators within a building. Please note that you can still wire in parallel...

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Seven PropTech Amenities Every Property Should Have

Seven PropTech Amenities Every Property Should Have

1. Access controlWhen it comes to designing a smart building, it starts with the front door. A smart building consistently denies access to certain people while seamlessly allowing access to others. Intelligent access control requires a modern system, one that offers...

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Five New Trends in Real Estate Technology

Five New Trends in Real Estate Technology

It used to be that owning and managing a property simply meant washing the windows, tending to the facade, and keeping the lobby clean. Not anymore— with new real estate technology, you can now do more with your property than ever before. New devices make it possible...

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Using Technology to Keep Residents Safe

Using Technology to Keep Residents Safe

Living in a multi-family building can pose a security risk for residents: various people enter it every day and residents, property managers, and owners likely don’t know who those people are. We all want to live in a place where we feel safe; security issues can be a...

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Six Ways to Keep Renters Happy

Six Ways to Keep Renters Happy

 Why your No. 1 priority should be to keep renters in your building— and 6 simple ways to ensure that you doAs of the second half of 2018, the United States was officially in a so-called “renter’s market” for the first time in more than eight years, according to data...

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