From Our FounderAncillary Services Management
Andrew’s Ancillary Advice
From Our Founder
Taking what you learned and saw while putting that into practice in your community and/or within your organization is the next step in maximizing your Apartmentalize experience.
Bulk Internet can be a great choice for many communities, but before you jump into Bulk Internet, there are many things to consider.
As the Electric Vehicle (EV) market in multifamily charges up, there are a lot of articles about why you should install and what to consider.
The FCC has decided to come up with new rules regarding Telecom Marketing Agreements.
Several people have asked me what I learned last year or better yet, during the pandemic, since the last two years have basically melded into one looooong year. So here are a few of my top takeaways.
The mantra, “if you don’t ask, you will never know” is a good one when negotiating an agreement with a new provider. I say, “if you ask for the moon and the stars, but end up agreeing to just the moon or just the stars, you were successful”.
Like many of you, I want partnerships with providers where I am a valued partner, and when an issue arises, it is addressed quickly.
People ask me, “What was one of those ‘business life lessons’ you will never forget?” I’m not sure if there is just one lesson, but a few.
Everyone asks me “how long should it take to negotiate an agreement?” There is no clear cut answer…
Many owners, management companies, and developers don’t have the manpower or budget to bring on an in-house ancillary service and contracting expert, so they rely on current staff to handle negotiating agreements.
Staying ahead of the competition and meticulously managing your amenity and ancillary services can lead to happier staff and residents, therefore resulting in an increase in your bottom line.
We do not just negotiate deals and walk away; we assist our clients throughout the lifecycle of a contract, including handling issues on agreements we did not negotiate.