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What McDonald’s Teaches Us About A Smooth-Running Operation

I recently watched the movie The Founder on Netflix, starring Michael Keaton.  The Founder is a compelling story about American inspiration, ambition and greed. Love it or hate it, McDonald’s is one of America’s most recognized brand names and greatest success stories. Its success is partly because of its ability to streamline its operations and give […]

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Ascent Forms Partnership with Updater

Ascent Multifamily Accounting has formed a partnership with Updater, an integrated platform for move-in and property related services. The partnership offers Ascent’s clients up to a 33 percent discount for their residents to use the hugely popular move-in concierge service. Typical fees are $99 to $299 per year per property. “Updater is a great tool […]

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Multi-Housing News Discusses Multifamily Trend

Multi-Housing News Discusses Multifamily Trend Years ago, the Harvard Business Review reported that “Outsourcing is not just a trend; it is an integral part of how smart companies do business.” Whether or not outsourcing is a trend, multifamily operations are beginning to adopt outsourcing in a big way. As reported in last month’s Multi-Housing News, […]

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Ascent in Denver

Ascent partners Scott Seegmiller and Mike Ballard were in Denver for BisNow’s Denver Multifamily & Mixed Use event. The standing room only crowd of almost 400 people came to learn about the Mile High City’s hot projects and real estate trends. Mike moderated a lively discussion entitled 2017 Capital Markets Forecast. Speakers included Ken Cope, CIO of Sagebrush; Charlie […]

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Costar Says “A Storm is Brewing in Multifamily”

The CoStar Group, the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, published a brief about the multifamily market that states the demand is set to decline in the apartment market. As Millennials get married, start having families, and begin buying homes, demand will decline as a result of this trend.  They report […]

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