• 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 [...]

  • You have a lot of responsibilities as a residential operator, and finding ways to improve building management is almost always at the top of the list.

    By Published On: 12 August 2021Categories: BTR, Parcel Management, PBSATags: , ,
  • The modern way of life has severely impacted the planet. While it might not seem much, the effect of greenhouse gases has raised Earth’s temperature by 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit, which has disrupted the delicate balance of nature. If left unchecked, this will lead to more extreme weather patterns, the melting of the polar ice caps and a great number of animals becoming extinct.

    By Published On: 3 August 2021Categories: BTR, General, PBSATags: , ,
  • Shopping as we know it has changed for good. Back in the 1990s, the idea of doing all your shopping on something called “the internet” would have been a pipedream. Nowadays, it’s the done thing.

    By Published On: 26 July 2021Categories: BTR, Parcel Management
  • We spend a lot of time discussing how parcel tracking software and dedicated package rooms help your staff and residents. But there’s another key group that benefits from our product; the couriers.Couriers are the unsung heroes of the delivery world. Come rain or shine, day in and day out, they carry heavy parcels around with them, making sure everything is delivered safely.

    By Published On: 15 July 2021Categories: BTR, Parcel Management, PBSA, Residential BuildingsTags: , ,
  • Package management in residential buildings has quickly become a hot topic. It seems like every day, the amount of deliveries your team has to handle just grows and grows.Naturally, this is having a huge effect on workloads, costing site teams countless hours over the weeks and months. Not only are they fulfilling their roles as managers and resident advisers, they’re on the fringe of becoming full-time postal workers, too.

  • Maximising rent collected in a residential building usually boils down to one core element: keeping the tenants in situ happy. The more “at home” they feel, the more likely you are to retain their custom, which means:

    • Accepting rent increases
    • Minimising revenue lost through void periods
    • You won’t have to spend time and money finding a replacement tenant
    • Your staff can continue to build on their relationships with existing tenants (which can be very useful for resolving issues quickly and calmly)
    For a great number of renters across PRS, PBSA and BTR, tenant amenities play a huge part in their happiness. According to research by Knight Frank and UCAS, 91% of students claimed the facilities on offer influenced where they chose to live.