propertyfundsworld | August 24, 2020
Commercial Ground Rents: investment opportunity in a time of adversity says commercial ground rents, which are financing structures whereby a real estate owner or acquirer sells the freehold land to an investor and simultaneously agrees a long-term (generally over 75 years) lease with them to continue using a real estate asset, is the fastest growing segment of the long income real estate market, and that over the past five years the sector has grown from virtually nothing to around GBP4 billion in size, with around GBP1.5 billion of new deals completed in 2019 alone.
Dealpath | June 16, 2020
Dealpath, the leading software solution for real estate investment and portfolio management, announced today that Manulife Investment Management has chosen Dealpath as its real estate deal management solution. Dealpath will provide its industry-leading software solution to manage the investment pipeline and streamline the acquisition and disposition process. Manulife Investment Management’s Real Estate team will leverage Dealpath as their command center for smart pipeline tracking, powerful deal analytics and collaborative workflows empowering smart acquisition decisions, driving operational leverage and mitigating enterprise risk.
SmartRent | September 09, 2021
SmartRent, provider of smart home and smart building automation for property owners, managers, developers, homebuilders and residents, announced today it now integrates with AppFolio Property Manager, an innovative cloud-based solution designed to enable property management businesses to digitally transform their business, address critical business operations and enable exceptional customer service.
The integration for customers of AppFolio Property Manager Plus, designed for larger businesses with more complex needs, enables the automated synchronization of units, leases, residents and service orders from AppFolio Property Manager with SmartRent’s Internet of Things (IoT) smart home technology.
“At AppFolio we are continually looking for new ways to deliver efficiency gains that allow our customers to focus on what matters most – managing and growing their business,” said Shane Trigg, General Manager, Real Estate for AppFolio. “This integration will allow AppFolio Property Manager customers to leverage the power of smart home automation across their portfolio.”
The partnership allows SmartRent to deliver its smart home and property technology to a new segment of the housing market while aligning with a technology provider similarly known for its customer-centric approach.
“We’re excited to integrate with AppFolio Property Manager, which shares our focus on delivering innovative solutions to the real estate industry,” said Mitch Karren, Chief Product Officer for SmartRent. “Through this integration, we are extending our ability to serve owners and operators across multifamily and single-family properties, and we’re excited to broaden the SmartRent footprint in the industry.”
Founded in 2017, SmartRent is an enterprise smart home automation platform company for property managers and renters. The SmartRent solution is designed to provide property managers with seamless visibility and control over all their assets while delivering additional revenue opportunities through all-in-one home control offerings for residents. For more information, please visit smartrent.com.