NAA Apartmentalize has come to be known as THE multifamily industry conference and this year was no exception. Apartmentalize 2019 was packed with an outstanding keynote from Mindy Kahling, a high intensity maintenance mania, a wellness lab to help you de-stress, and the biggest exposition floor the industry has seen to date. What stuck out even more was the increased session topics based on IoT and smart apartment technology. Did you have a favorite session? We would love to hear about it!
Dwelo, a leading provider of smart-technology solutions purpose-built for apartment owners, managers, and residents, announced that it has completed an extension to its Series A round led by existing investors Wasatch Venture Holdings, with participation from Perot Jain, and several customers. Dwelo’s total investment in developing smart technology for apartments now exceeds $20M.
Smart apartment technology represents major potential value for owners and operators who could turn simple hardware in their units into revenue-generating and cost-saving assets. See these posts about all the reasons why smart technology is a no-brainer. Today, however, we will discuss the importance of a service model for utilizing this technology.
Are you deciding if Dwelo Smart Apartments are right for your communities? Dwelo provides value to all types of assets. If you want to know specific details about these communities and the type of rent premiums and operational saving that are being seen, reach out to us here.
Check out these ten unique communities benefiting from having Dwelo Smart Apartments installed.
This week we wanted to build on that knowledge and provide the top questions that people ask specifically about Dwelo Smart Apartments. Dwelo approaches the implementation of smart apartments differently than any other technology provider. This information will help you differentiate between vendors and technology. Check out the questions and answers below!
Researching and implementing smart technology can be a daunting task. That process usually begins with a number of questions regarding hardware, software, vendors, devices, and so much more. To help with your navigation of the new smart technology process, we rounded up Dwelo’s most frequently asked questions and provided answers for you below.
2018 was an incredible year for Dwelo! We saw our team and business double in size. We officially became a coast-to-coast company with our first installs in Florida and the southeast. We put down roots, with new offices in California and Texas.
Every year executives gather at NHMC’s OPTECH Conference to learn about “whats next” in multifamily. OPTECH brings together 1,700 apartment executives and features more than 150+ participating speakers and more than 40 sessions focused on emerging trends for property operations, marketing, technology, sustainability, and telecommunications.
While consumer-facing home automation has captured our imagination, the real play for apartment owners and managers is likely in capturing the benefits from property and portfolio-wide smart home technology
On Thursday October 18, 2018, Dwelo’s Chief Architect, Karen Sun, spoke at Twilio’s yearly user conference SIGNAL. Dwelo uses Twilio products to solve problems with IoT in the multifamily industry. Twilio is one of the few companies that is specifically trying to cater to solving technical IoT problems.
Residents value Smart Apartments for a number of reasons. First, residents value the security and peace of mind offered by smart homes. Connected locks provide the ability to lock the door remotely, see who is coming and going, and ensure that the people who should be able to get in such as visitors and vendors can do so with ease.
After decades in the multifamily industry, Wasatch began seeing a shift in the consumer landscape. Prospects were becoming less impressed with traditional amenity packages that included pools, gyms, and television and internet services. So Wasatch set out to find a way to stay a step ahead of multifamily communities competing in noisy markets.
Moderne Ventures, a venture investment fund, hosted its third annual Moderne Portfolio Company & Industry Summit last week hosting over 120 leaders in real estate, insurance and finance. The leaders came together with Moderne’s 40+ portfolio companies in working sessions to foster partnership, innovation and growth. At the Summit, Moderne announced seven companies selected for its 2018 Midyear Passport Program.
The Hudgins Companies, a developer and owner group based in Fort Worth, Texas, has been developing multifamily and retail projects for over seven decades. In the past ten years Hudgins has developed more than 5,000 Class A residential units.
Brighton Residential, a real estate development and investment group out of Boise, Idaho, has stakes in four multifamily properties throughout Treasure Valley. In their latest project, Arboretum at Barber Station, Brighton touts the renter experience as being “on vacation all year round”.
Alliance Residential Company didn’t become one of the nation’s largest apartment development and management companies in the country by chance. Their performance-driven perspective, and superior market knowledge and customer understanding, has propelled them to a perennial spot on NMHC’s top manager and developer lists.
Dwelo CEO, Mike Rovito and Alliance Residential Innovation Team Lead, Taylor Wiederkehr, teamed up to present on the benefits of smart home technology in apartment communities as part of the NAA Apartmentalize Learning Zone Sessions.
Alliance Residential Company, in collaboration with Dwelo, Google and Nest, announces the launch of its "Alliance SmartHome" technology package across more than 25,000 luxury apartments nationwide. Utilizing thermostat and lighting control, digital home access and voice-enabled control, the smart tech will deliver convenience, connectivity and conservation capabilities, as well as provide management operational efficiencies.
NAA conferences have a history of successfully connecting excited groups of multifamily professionals and this year’s NAA Apartmentalize conference was no exception. The conference agenda was packed with great sessions from stars such as Mike Rowe and Alex Rodriguez to the hyped Maintenance Mania. Even more electrifying was the buzz and increased focus around smart technology for apartment communities.
Let's get into what some of the emerging technology is and why future proofing really matters. As you all have probably seen there's a lot happening inside of the home, it's kind of the next big wave of technology. In fact by 2022 , that's just four years away, it's expected to be $120 billion market and a third of that is going to be inside of rentals and apartments.
This partnership will offer owners, managers, and residents a more complete smart community experience by connecting in-unit device management with smart access control for every door in the community.
Dwelo is now better for property managers! At Dwelo, we are dedicated to improving the experience that owners, property managers, and residents have with our smart apartments.
At Dwelo, our mission is to make living and working in rental housing more magical, efficient, and connected. We are excited to announce another step towards that mission. Dwelo is now integrated with Amazon Alexa!
Implementing smart technology in rental communities can be a bit nerve racking. The investment can be significant, and you are making a choice that must last at least a few years. How do you ensure that your investment won’t be obsolete by the time it is installed?
Resident’s rapid adoption of smart home technology is forcing owners’ hands. A huge driver of that has been the adoption of voice controllers such as Amazon Echo and Google Home.