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Getting Started with your Inclusion & Diversity Initiative
Getting Started with your Inclusion & Diversity Initiative

Practical Initiatives to Get Started On Here are four practical ideas to implement change that has a staying, powerful and longterm impact at your company: 1. Review Company Materials Your handbook, onboarding policies, websites/digital media, career development, hiring practices -... Continue Reading

11/4/2022


Chili Cookoff 2022 Results
Chili Cookoff 2022 Results

Congratulations to the finalists and winners of our 2022 Chili Cookoff! It was great to be back in person and INSIDE RediCarpet's warehouse as usual. Thanks to Redi for being our amazing host sponsors for so many years! Check out Pictures from the Event! People's Choice Awards: ... Continue Reading

10/12/2022


The (Not So) Scary Side of AAMD
The (Not So) Scary Side of AAMD

For the first five years of my career, I worked in student housing in Gainesville, Florida. Partly becauseI was young in my career and partly because Gainesville is a small town, I really had no idea how big the industry was that I was working in. It wasn’t until I moved to Denver in 2007... Continue Reading

by Amie Robertshaw
10/7/2022


Denver Rising: Breaking the Mold Non-Traditional Options in Apartment Living
Denver Rising: Breaking the Mold Non-Traditional Options in Apartment Living

For this issue we will step away from the traditional apartment communities that we normally feature to address some non-traditional trends that are breaking the mold in the rental market. We will focus on three properties that represent the most popular development types, including the... Continue Reading

by Erin Shumaker
10/7/2022


Key Findings: From the 2022-2023 Compensation Report
Key Findings: From the 2022-2023 Compensation Report

The Apartment Association of Metro Denver has conducted an industry compensation study every other year since 1999. Compensation data was collected from 32 different management companies, and included specific data for 3,354 individual people who work in the Metro Denver apartment industry. The... Continue Reading

by Mark Williams
10/7/2022


Initiative Spotlight: Cardinal Group
Initiative Spotlight: Cardinal Group

Cardinal launched it’s DEI Council in the Summer of 2020. The purpose of the council is to ensure that all team members can bring their best true selves to work each day. The council seeks to empower each team member while elevating their voice in the future trajectory of the company... Continue Reading

10/7/2022


The Pros and Cons of Having a Pet-Friendly Rental Property
The Pros and Cons of Having a Pet-Friendly Rental Property

Pets can create quite a conundrum for landlords who want to appeal to a broad group of tenants but are also concerned about potential damage to their rental property. If you're wondering whether to offer your rental property to tenants with pets, here are a few key benefits. The Rise of Pet... Continue Reading

09/12/2022


People-Meleon & The Art Of Matching Your Leasing Prospect
People-Meleon & The Art Of Matching Your Leasing Prospect

What are chameleons known for? Chameleons possess a host of physical adaptations which help them survive. Most notably, they are known for their swiveling eyes that help them pinpoint fast-moving prey and their color-changing skin helps them blend in, stand out to potential mates, and... Continue Reading

by Bob Donahue
09/12/2022


AAMD Announces New Member Referral Program
AAMD Announces New Member Referral Program

Want to earn AAMD Bucks and support AAMD's charitable initiatives at the same time? Refer a new member! With AAMD's new Referral Program, current members who refer a new member now receive a $75 bonus - $50 in AAMD bucks and a donation in your name of $25 to the Apartments Giving Back... Continue Reading

09/12/2022


Best Practices for Social Media: 15 Tips From Our Multifamily Marketing Experts
Best Practices for Social Media: 15 Tips From Our Multifamily Marketing Experts

Despite the economic climate, now is not the time for apartment communities to ignore social media. Social media is critical to attracting and engaging with residents. There’s no ifs, ands, or buts about it — your residents are actively online, using multiple social media platforms. ... Continue Reading

by Ashley Tyndall
09/12/2022


Digital Nomads: How They Impact Multifamily
Digital Nomads: How They Impact Multifamily

Digital nomads are remote workers who take advantage of their location-independent jobs to travel and live where they choose, whether domestically or internationally. According to a research study from the MBO Partners State of Independence, there are around 15.5 million digital nomads in the US,... Continue Reading

by Erica Sanchez
08/5/2022


AAMD Honors Leadership by Donating to Their Choice of Charitable Organization
AAMD Honors Leadership by Donating to Their Choice of Charitable Organization

Through the Apartments Giving Back campaign, AAMD honored each of the 2021-2022 Leadership team members by making a special donation in their name to the non-profit organization of their choice. Below are the organizations chosen by our leadership team: Danette Barrett: Go-Humanitarian Teri... Continue Reading

07/29/2022