Virginia Tech students recognized for aiding heart attack victim

Top 5 Ways to Use Social Media in Your Property Management Company

Have you noticed lately that your property management company has evolved into a “people management company?”

Empowerment, Vision, Passion: Three Success Drivers Your Employees Need

The multifamily industry continues to struggle with employee retention. The turnover rate has continued to stay in the 30 percent range for quite some time1. Every company, regardless of industry, has the task of keeping their employees happy. People want to love where they work, so companies have to compete with other career opportunities, above average pay, affordable benefits, and realistic work-life balance expectations, all while keeping costs at a minimum.

Habitat shifts gears to unbuild housing

BLACKSBURG — Volunteers were unbuilding the OakBridge apartments as fast as they could Thursday. 

Construction from destruction

New River Valley Habitat for Humanity director Shelly Fortier stands in one of the units in the Oak Bridge apartment complex in Blacksburg. Habitat hopes to salvage as much of the materials and appliances as they can from the units during their “Unbuild” which will begin next week. Photo by Christina O’Connor special to The Roanoke Times
BLACKSBURG – In just more than a week the walls will start coming down at OakBridge apartments.