• The rise & growth of e-commerce has been one of the most significant trends of the past decade, and it shows no signs of slowing down. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this trend, as more people turned to online shopping to avoid in-person contact and our beloved high street stores [...]

    By Published On: 3 March 2023Categories: General, Parcel Management, Tenant Amenities
  • Storing Electronics with Parcel SafePlace Christmas is right around the corner, and if your building hasn’t already been inundated with packages, then it’s time to get ready for the parcel delivery rush. Electronics, in particular, make for popular gifts, with residential buildings receiving everything from TVs, laptops and game consoles [...]

    By Published On: 14 December 2022Categories: General
  • The festive period might be earmarked as the season where delivery companies go into overdrive across the country. But anyone working in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) will attest to the chaos during a new student year. And chaos is the only word that can describe student residential properties up and [...]

    By Published On: 22 September 2022Categories: Parcel Management, PBSA
  • It has never been more important to create a Parcel SafePlace parcel room and market it as one of your key amenities. They reassure your residents that the items they order will be collected, properly stored and sorted until they are ready to pick them up. Here are five reasons [...]

  • Many residential developments provide access to key amenities. Gyms, a roof terrace, co-working spaces and cafe kiosks are all available, but not everyone will actually use these facilities. Yet your parcel room will be widely used. Throughout each month in 2021, internet sales counted towards at least 25% of all [...]

    By Published On: 23 February 2022Categories: General, Parcel Safeplace, Tenant Amenities
  • Reputation counts for a lot across the residential sector. It takes a long time to build a positive reputation; tending to the needs of residents and championing best business practices while keeping the books balanced and investors happy. But the time spent growing your development’s standing is worth it in [...]

    By Published On: 7 December 2021Categories: General, Residential Buildings, Tenant Convenience
  • When you run a residential development, it’s always useful to know how happy your residents are. In a competitive market where other BTR and PBSA companies are always trying to one-up each other, the knowledge you gain on your residents can make all the difference when it comes to retention. [...]

    By Published On: 6 December 2021Categories: Residential Buildings, Tenant Convenience
  • PRS rental properties are by far the most numerous types of accommodation in the residential sector. Despite the rise of BTR, build to rent is in its infancy, and most renters aren’t aware of it. They’re still turning to traditional apartment buildings. This is great news for any landlord who [...]

    By Published On: 24 November 2021Categories: PRS, Residential Buildings, Security, Tenant Convenience