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AAMD Members Learn How to Be their Greatest with Goats
AAMD Members Learn How to Be their Greatest with Goats

On Thursday, January 19th, approximately 75 AAMD members gathered at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds for an all-new addition to the POWER Program. Focusing on both personal and professional wellness, Be Your Own G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All Time) was the first AAMD event of its kind, opening... Continue Reading

by Annie Williams
01/27/2023


Gen Z Job Seekers: Reaching The Next Generation To Work In Apartment
Gen Z Job Seekers: Reaching The Next Generation To Work In Apartment

What does 2023 have in store for Gen Z job seekers? If it’s anything like 2022, change is guaranteed. We have entered a year defined by record inflation, economic uncertainty, hybrid workplaces, and the influx of Gen Z — the largest generation to enter the workforce. Considering... Continue Reading

by Judy Delhey-Champagne
01/27/2023


Apartment Association Statement Regarding Introduction of HB23-1115
Apartment Association Statement Regarding Introduction of HB23-1115

In response to the Colorado State House introducing bill HB23-1115, which would allow municipalities to enact rent control to the detriment of their communities, Drew Hamrick, general counsel and senior VP of government affairs, of the Colorado Apartment Association issued the following... Continue Reading

01/25/2023


Rent report shows substantial decrease in 4th quarter rent, while vacancies increase overall
Rent report shows substantial decrease in 4th quarter rent, while vacancies increase overall

This week, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver (AAMD) released the 2022 Fourth Quarter Vacancy & Rent Report for Metro Denver. The average apartment rent went down $32 from the 3rd quarter, which amounts to an extra $384 of savings per year in the pockets of Denver area renters –... Continue Reading

01/24/2023


Reducing Employee Turnover: Our Industry's Employee Exodus is real. What can we do about it?
Reducing Employee Turnover: Our Industry's Employee Exodus is real. What can we do about it?

Staff turnover was already a major issue in the multifamily industry before the pandemic. According to the National Apartment Association, after rising steadily since 2010, the average turnover rate at apartment firms reached 33% in 2019, far above the 22% average for all workplaces at the... Continue Reading

01/6/2023


14 Surefire Ways to Increase Renewals and Maximize Resident Retention
14 Surefire Ways to Increase Renewals and Maximize Resident Retention

Did you know it costs $3,976 to replace one of your residents when they don’t renew their lease? Zego found the average turnover costs to include: Lost rents: $1,598 Unit repair costs: $775 Concessions: $1,240 Marketing and advertising: $364 As a multifamily professional, you know that... Continue Reading

by Ashley Tyndall
01/6/2023


The Importance of Mentorships
The Importance of Mentorships

The right mentor at the right moment can change the trajectory of a life! When an individual has the desire and the will to get to the next level, it’s a mentor that can step in to light the path and show them the way. Do you remember the first time that someone closed a door in... Continue Reading

by Jenny Jorgensen
01/6/2023


Congratulations! Mary Oldenburg
Congratulations! Mary Oldenburg

AAMD joins the Denver multifamily industry in congratulating Mary Oldenburg on her retirement! The moment Mary began her career in Denver, she immediately became involved with the Apartment Association, chairing nearly every committee at one time, and serving as the National Apartment... Continue Reading

01/6/2023


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


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