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When Weather Strikes, Keep Employees Informed and Safe

2018 has been dramatic in terms of weather for the United States. Just after New Year’s, Winter Storm Grayson blanketed parts of Florida with more snow and ice than they have seen since the 1980s. Then in March four nor’easters  hit New England in just three weeks. April brought the deep south record rain falls and flooding.  […]

Tornado Preparedness Starts Now

As tornado season gets underway it’s time to get prepared. There was a small outbreak of 10 tornadoes in the Southern United States on January 21st and 22nd. Then there were 44 tornadoes confirmed in the month of February in the US. Although the 2018 season isn’t predicted to be as bad as 2017, there have already […]

Property Managers Need to be in Touch

Residents of apartment communities appreciate communication from their property managers, especially when it comes to critical information like severe weather alerts. Even for everyday occurrences like maintenance, resident satisfaction tends to increase as communication increases. Providing residents with a way to respond — and reach a live staff member when necessary — also fosters positive relationships. In […]

Dorothy’s Got Nothing On You This Tornado Season

Early tornado reports are whirling in now that spring has finally arrived, and it’s not looking pretty. In fact, as of last month, the country’s preliminary tornado reports showed numbers well above average, according to The Weather Channel. Here’s a closer look at the data to date, along with the reason for the rise in this […]

Forecasters Weigh In: Spring is Coming… and So is Bad Weather

When Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his den and saw his shadow this past February 2nd, he sentenced us to six more weeks of winter. (Or so the tradition goes.) And as people all over the country now well know, Phil wasn’t kidding: Since Groundhog Day, many regions have been walloped with snow. And it’s not […]

Do You Know What’s Headed Your Way This Winter?

It’s time to put those flip-flops away once and for all. Because whether you like it or not, winter’s coming, and it looks like might be a doozy. Let’s take a closer look—with a little help from the experts—at what weather to expect in the weeks and months ahead. Bundle Up, East Coast! While the […]

What’s the Forecast for Hurricane Season 2016?

While hurricanes are notoriously unpredictable, scientific advancements allow unprecedented insight into what to expect as a storm season approaches. The bad news? 2016 is anticipated to be a doozy, according to a just-released report from The Weather Company. Let’s take a closer look at what weather experts say lies ahead, along with tips for overcoming […]