Month: August 2013

We are pleased to welcome new Chief Financial Officer Sandra (Sandy) Rankin to the Guardian team! As CFO, she oversees all company financial, accounting and IT functions and serves on the company‚Äôs executive management team. Sandy has been in the finance industry for over 25 years and brings extensive experience in the areas of corporate… read more »

Kah San Chako Haws | Portland, OR Kah San Chako Haws, an innovative affordable community in southeast Portland, was recently honored by the Modular Building Institute as Modular Building of the Week. With a compelling story of how it came to be, we’re proud to manage this community both for its forward-thinking take on affordable… read more »

Bridge Meadows | Portland, OR Leasing an apartment to someone is much more than a warm body paying rent. We as leasing professionals, community managers, and portfolio managers are effectively handing someone the keys to their home when they choose to lease an apartment at one of our communities. At Bridge Meadows (Portland, OR) the… read more »

We are proud to honor several Guardian communities who received Superior scores in this year’s Guardian Resident Survey! In partnership with SatisFacts Research and Survey Monkey, Guardian asked our residents to provide feedback on the operations, physical aspects, and staff performance at the community where they live. We will use this feedback to update our best… read more »

In 1973, a group of concerned citizens in the Eugene, Oregon area came together with a common goal: Improve access to housing for low-income citizens in their area. This group of individuals secured property, HUD (Housing & Urban Development) authorizations, and a mortgage that made the construction of Rainbow Village a reality. Four decades later,… read more »

Congratulations to our Q2 Top Shop Winners! These individuals scored 96% or better on one or more shops this quarter, sending them home with a $100 bonus! We sincerely appreciate your effort to create an exceptional experience for potential residents and want to congratulate you on a job well done. Serena Anca Oak Creek, Vancouver,… read more »

We were thrilled to host the 2013 Maintenance Summit on June 25th in Olympia, Washington. The annual event is meant to provide training tailored to our valuable (and very busy) maintenance technicians. This year’s theme was Disaster Preparedness, providing advanced training on current trends in prevention and response. Several of our Guardian Preferred vendors were… read more »

First celebrated in 1984, National Night Out has now become a nationwide movement that partners neighborhood watch groups, law enforcement agencies, businesses, and citizens to promote safe communities for all. Almost 30 years later, NNO events are held in 15,000 cities in all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian provinces, and military bases across the world.… read more »

Linden (left) and The Milano have recently been added to Guardian’s Portland portfolio. PORTLAND, OR, August 6, 2013 – Guardian Management LLC (Guardian), a division of Guardian Real Estate Services LLC, picks up two new apartment communities oriented toward the low-car and car-free lifestyle. Linden, a 135 unit mixed-use community located on East Burnside is… read more »