Category: Guardian Communities

Guardian Real Estate Services welcomes Virginia Barden, Regional Lease Up Manager, to the team! Virginia oversees the transition of Guardian’s new projects from the development phase to reputable and successful operating entities. She joins us with Class A lease up experience and an extensive understanding of the changing Portland rental landscape. Focused in strong operations,… read more »

This month, Guardian proudly received the Satisfacts Resident Satisfaction National Company Award! This award recognizes 5 exceptional Guardian communities for their superior customer service and resident satisfaction. The following properties achieved this award: Collins Circle Portland, Oregon Enchanted Woods Federal Way, Washington Linden Portland, Oregon Oakmont Apartments Tigard, Oregon Sunpointe Apartments Vancouver, Washington Thank you… read more »

Congratulations to the following individuals who earned a secret shop score of 95.5% or above between January and March! Thank you for your dedication to providing an outstanding experience for all prospective residents.  Sheila Erickson East Fair Terrace Gresham, OR Maryam Sulaiman Enchanted Woods Olympia, WA Kristine Falaschi Enchanted Woods Olympia, WA Bill Maddrell Cascadian… read more »

We are so excited to share the 14 Guardian nominees for this year’s WMFHA Emerald Awards! These communities and team members have shown outstanding commitment to going above and beyond in making their community a great place to live.Thank you for representing Guardian so well, and congratulations on your nomination! Brandenwood Bellevue, WACommunity of the… read more »

The apartment market has shown no signs of slowing down this fall. Civitas Development, a local Portland developer, hired Guardian Management to lease up Corso, a brand new 46-unit apartment building in Portland’s NE Overlook Neighborhood. The property opened in mid August and was stablized by the end of September. “The demand for housing in… read more »

Guardian manages a large portfolio of apartment communities spanning the Oregon Coast from Astoria to Brookings. These apartment communities recently got a “photo facelift” and now have some beautiful new photography to share! Check out the before and after pics of our lovely communities along Oregon’s rocky coastline.

When you’re hot, you’re hot. The Addy Apartments, a 104 unit building located on NW 18th & Northrup in Portland, opened at the end of February this year and is 100% leased just four months later achieving rents from $2.42 – $3.07 per square foot! (averaging $2.69 per foot) The Addy had a few advantages… read more »

Corporate Operations Specialist Leilani Stone and Director of Marketing Meghan Hill man our booth at the Washington AHMA conference in Yakima We are so proud to congratulate three individuals who were honored with awards from the Affordable Housing Management Association (AHMA) in Oregon and Washington. These Guardian team members are a vital part of our… read more »

Customer Service Month 2014 is at a close! You can continue to celebrate all year long by finding ways big and small to brighten your residents’ days and make their lives a little easier. Check out these awesome photos of this year’s activities for a little inspiration! Thanks for making this month special, Guardian team!… read more »

Bridge Meadows is an innovative community designed to bring together three generations to support families adopting children from foster care and an opportunity for elders to have a sense of community and purpose. Located in Portland’s Portsmouth neighborhood, Bridge Meadows offers apartments for residents 55 years and older, gardens and a courtyard for gathering. An Intergenerational… read more »

Housing costs in Washington County are among the highest in Oregon, and an estimated half of the 70,000 renting households in this county live in housing that is unaffordable. This fact alone makes the preservation of 69 affordable apartments at Farmington Meadows a reason to celebrate. Guardian Real Estate Services, in partnership with HUD and… read more »

In celebration of Earth Day (April 22), Guardian is once again hosting our annual Green Awareness Month starting April 1! We’re asking Guardian communities near and far to take steps, however small, to make their community a more environmentally friendly place to live. Last year our communities did amazing things like help their residents sign… read more »

Linden, a set on Flickr. In the spring of 2012, Foursquare Living selected Guardian Management to lease up and manage their brand new, 132-unit senior living community along East Burnside in Portland, Oregon. The Central Eastside is an emerging neighborhood known for some of the very best restaurants, coffee houses and breweries in the area.… read more »

We are proud to have a large team of dedicated employees that work hard to make Guardian a successful business and a great place to work. Each year at the Guardian Leadership Conference, we honor a group of employees that has demonstrated a commitment to their job that goes above and beyond the call of… read more »

We are so proud to congratulate our team at Windsor Square Retirement Community in Marysville, WA! They are the winner of a 2013 Best of Marysville Award in the Apartment & Rental Apartment Operators category. This honor could not have happened without the exceptional teamwork this staff displays and their commitment to providing an exceptional… read more »