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How Personalized COA Management Can Increase Satisfaction in Luxury High Rises

Luxury high rises are increasingly competing on more than just refined features and community amenities. Residents want and expect opulent experiences. It takes a more thoughtful mindset to deliver on these expectations. Offering personalized service and tailored attention requires a management team that has expertise in providing experiential amenities. Condo owner association (COA) boards will…

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Towne History: As told by Neil Bortz, Founder and Chairman

"In my second year at Harvard Business School, I was planning to return to Procter & Gamble's Advertising (Marketing) Department, where I had worked for eight months before going to business school. With that in mind, I bought a fixer-upper on Mt. Adams, then a declining neighborhood, which I nevertheless found charming, with the intention…

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Neil Bortz Awarded 2022 Carl H. Lindner Award for Entrepreneurial and Civic Spirit Winner

We are proud to announce that our Founder and Chairman, Neil K. Bortz was awarded the 2022 Carl H. Lindner Award for Entrepreneurial and Civic Spirit Winner as part of the Deloitte Cincinnati 100.  This prestigious award is presented annually to a business leader who personalities the leadership, business success, and civic involvement that was…

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Board Education: How to effectively handle HOA neighbor disputes

Even with rules and regulations designed to maintain community harmony, homeowner associations (HOA) are not impervious to disputes between neighbors. A neighbor-to-neighbor disagreement doesn’t need to rise to the level of harassment or intimidation to create a headache for the association board. But by being proactive and prepared, board members can prevent relatively minor disagreements…

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring an Association Manager

Association managers can make life easier for a community’s board of directors — but hiring the right association manager can be challenging, even for well-established boards.  Candidates who look good on paper don’t always have what it takes to deliver. Industry certifications, insurance, experience, and other baseline requirements are essential qualities every candidate should possess.…

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8 Ways an Association Manager Makes Life Easier for Community Board Members

Being elected to a community’s board of directors is an honor — but one that can come with a steep learning curve.  After the rush of the election is over, new board members need to set their sights on fulfilling their responsibilities. But what are the duties of an association board member? What does your…

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VP Chad Munitz Weighs in on the Role of Tech in Multifamily

Demand for rental apartments through the first three quarters of 2021 was 28% higher than the U.S. single-year high in the same time frame in 2018. Asking rents were up 11.4% nationally year-over-year through September, with the occupancy rate of stabilized properties reaching 95.9% in August.  Stats like these inspire observers to use words like…

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20 Towne Properties Managed Communities in Elite 1% ORA Power Ranking

What is the ORA Power Rankings?  The ORA® Power Ranking is based on the relative strength of over 128,000 properties across various review sites and ILSs. It is an independent ranking; a property or a management company is not required to be a J Turner Research client to qualify for the monthly rankings.   Ranking on the…

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Towne Properties Recognized by Satisfacts as Top 10 for Resident Satisfaction

In the Satisfacts Biannual Report released on 1/20/2022 Towne Properties had the 10th highest epIQ score in the nation for property management companies with 25 or more communities.  In addition, we had a group of communities managed by Towne make the list of top 250 communities!    The epIQ score provides a reliable way for renters and industry…

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