PetScreening Announces Partnership With Bridge Property Management

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — PetScreening, a first-of-its-kind screening platform that empowers property managers to outsource their pet risk assessment and assistance animal validation processes at no charge, today announced it has partnered with Bridge Property Management to implement its platform across Bridge’s entire multifamily portfolio. 

Bridge Property Management, headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a vertically-integrated real estate investment and property management firm with offices located in New York, San Francisco and Orlando. With over 25 years of experience, Bridge Property Management has overseen more than $5 billion of assets and continuously provides top-tier resident management services to 129 apartment communities throughout the country. Currently, the PetScreening platform has been implemented at 44,309 Bridge apartment homes spanning 122 communities and will soon be in place at the rest of Bridge’s portfolio.

“With pet ownership on the rise, it is important that

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Kingston property management firm eyes third apartment tower at site near Baseline Road

A major Kingston-based real estate developer is looking to boost its inventory in the National Capital Region by building another residential highrise at a west-end site where it already owns and operates a rental apartment complex.

Homestead Land Holdings recently filed an application with the city to construct a 25-storey tower with 235 apartment units at 1300 McWatters Rd., near the corner of Baseline and Greenbank roads.

The company currently owns and manages 17- and 20-storey apartment buildings at the seven-acre site. The new highrise would be located just west of the 20-storey tower at the southeast corner of Greenbank Road and Lisa Avenue.

The proposal calls for 260 underground parking spaces as well as a surface parking lot with 29 spots. 

Under the plan, a two-storey recreation complex located between the two existing highrises would be redeveloped and new recreation facilities would be installed in the proposed 25-storey tower. 

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How to go about it

Running a chain hotel comes with several challenges. You may have to deal with a higher cost of operations, lack of communication between teams within properties, inefficient centralized control over all the member properties, etc. When not appropriately addressed, they will impact your profitability and guest service capabilities. So what is the resolution? The answer is – a robust technological infrastructure in the form of a comprehensive multi-property hotel property management system. It will help you with a strong management structure that is imperative for a successful multi-property operation.

As always, you have to do thorough research to find a Hotel PMS that would streamline and automate end-to-end processes to help meet the unique requirements of your chain hotel operation. Let’s explore more –

Cloud is the only way out

As a modern hotelier, you know the power of new-age solutions that are built on the cloud. However, here are

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Santa Barbara Property Manager Accused of Embezzling $700,000

Adam Pirozzi | Credit: Courtesy

District Attorney Joyce Dudley announced Thursday that felony embezzlement charges have been filed against Adam Michael Pirozzi, 40, of Santa Barbara. Pirozzi has also been charged with financial elder abuse and an aggravated white-collar crime enhancement, Dudley said.

Pirozzi’s arrest stems from an investigation into his local property management company called AMP Core, Inc., which went by several fictitious business names including Santa Barbara Property Management and Harbor View Real Estate. Authorities allege Pirozzi embezzled more than $700,000 from approximately 100 of his AMP clients.

Few other details of the case have been provided, and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact District Attorney Investigator Kristin Shamordola at (805) 560-1044.

Pirozzi is scheduled to be arraigned on August 26 in Santa Barbara Superior Court.


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What’s Next for the Future of Hotel Property Management Systems – Skift

As the hospitality industry finally rebounds from the effects of the global pandemic, operators are seeking new technological solutions to upgrade to the shifting landscape. By embracing the right technology for their business — especially property management system infrastructure — hotels stand to benefit strongly in the new era.

SkiftX spoke with Kevin King, chief operations officer at Shiji Group, about the transitions currently taking place in the industry, what operators should be thinking about when it comes to property management technology, and how the industry is setting itself up for future innovation and growth.

SkiftX: Shiji has expanded globally over the last few years by growing its portfolio and opening new offices. What’s the strategy behind this?

Kevin King: Our chairman set some milestones on where we should be heading in the coming years. One of those points was to become a truly global company, servicing the hotel industry

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Reputation Property Management Report Shows that Top

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reputation, the global leader in reputation experience management (RXM), today released findings from its 2021 Property Management Reputation Report, which analyzed more than 80,000 multifamily residential properties across the U.S. The research shows that the property managers who have adapted to changing consumer behaviors have protected or improved their reputations as they emerge from the pandemic. Additionally, renters are leaving more reviews than ever, with positive sentiment centered around digital tools used by property managers and the speed at which building staff respond to various requests.

Analyzing data from Google, Facebook and Twitter, along with proprietary machine learning algorithms and natural language processing technologies, the report found that:

  • Reviews are essential. 84% of people read reviews before touring an apartment. But a shocking 32% of property management locations did not receive a single review on Google in the last 12
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Striving for Property Management Perfection

Diana Pittro, Executive Vice President, RMK Management Corp. Image courtesy of RMK Management Corp.

After assisting passengers for years as a flight attendant, Diana Pittro took a job as a leasing agent, thinking it would be temporary. Little did she know she would build a career in real estate and continue to help people in so many different ways. As RMK Management Corp. Executive Vice President, Pittro oversees all management, marketing and operations as well as capital programs for more than 6,500 units across the Midwest.

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She enjoys mentoring and watching people grow, and she’s always ready to go overboard taking care of her employees and residents. She is convinced that women have the ability to bring balance to a business, which is why she is encouraging all female professionals in the industry to speak up because they can make

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OTAs: The End of Property Management as We Know It

OTAs: The End of Property Management as We Know It



A $70 Billion Difference 

A manager at one of the three big global listing platforms recently told me, “There is no doubt that rent-by-owner has become much easier during the last 10 years.” On the face of it, it’s an obvious statement: Without the help of a property manager, 10 years ago, I would have been largely relegated to market my property on my own, and I would have struggled. Today, in a few minutes, I can list on Airbnb, Vrbo, or, which collectively generated about $70 billion in bookings in 2019. 

The listing platforms have been responsible for much of the value creation in our industry in the last decade, and much of that was due to Airbnb’s success. Today, Airbnb’s brand supports a market cap of more than $100 billion. That market cap is

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How To Make investments In Actual Estate

By taking advantage of a flowery tax-deferred rule often called a 1031 alternate, you may promote a property and reinvest the profit into what the IRS calls a like-sort” funding.

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When presenting the provide to a property owner, that you must give attention to their needs, and their why. After you’ve got accomplished your setup, it’s time to get some shoppers. Generating business means advertising your providers to property owners. Most property managers use a combination of online and conventional marketing Real estate news methods to succeed in property house owners of their area. Networking with actual property brokers and buyers is an effective way to search out clients. Problems emerged virtually immediately. Juvenile court docket judges from Miami to West Palm Seaside started fielding complaints about fetid conditions, violence and employees abuse at one Correctional Companies Corp. facility, the 350-mattress Pahokee Youth … Read the rest

Vacation rental management association offers swimming safety tips to prevent future drownings

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Florida Vacation Rental Management Association is teaming up with Orlando Health to increase awareness after a recent increase in pediatric drownings.

The safety campaign comes weeks after a News 6 investigation showed drownings among children have increased dramatically, mainly at vacation rentals.

A Brooklyn family renting a vacation home in Osceola County made a frantic call to 911 earlier this year after finding their 4-year-old unresponsive in the pool.

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Dr. Donald Plumley is a pediatric trauma doctor at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and says the calls are happening way too often.

“We’re at record numbers,” Plumley said.  “We’ve seen a big increase in drownings and it has us concerned.”

Rafael Neves, the co-chair of the Florida Vacation Rental Management Association,

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