Category: Guardian Real Estate Services

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 »

We are very lucky to have an outstanding team of professionals here at Guardian, and we are excited to be able to nominate them for one of the Portland area multifamily industry’s most coveted honors: The ACE Awards, presented by Multifamily NW. Nominations have been sent and the award winners will be announced on May… read more »

Robert Falcouner (Crystal Lake, Milwaukie, OR) and PM Tiffany Glines celebrate Robert’s Top Shop! We were amazed at the number of Top Shop winners we have had thus far in Q1 of 2014! Thank you to all of you for representing our company with caring attitudes, outstanding service, and professionalism.As a reminder, each of these… read more »

From Left to Right: Scott Teem, IT Support Specialist, Mathew Ketterer, IT Support Specialist, and Director of IT Cameron Barry Being so often behind the scenes, it can be difficult to wrap the brain around everything that Guardian’s Information Technologies department manages. But that’s just it: they’ve got a hand in just about everything. IT… 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 »

Intern Grace performs various office tasks that keep our business running smoothly De La Salle North Catholic High School in Portland, Oregon places a premium on real world work as part of the high school experience. To accomplish this goal, the school partners with local business in their Corporate Internship Program. Business partners operate in… read more »

Training Manager Brandy Guthery arrived in Oregon to pursue her passion for dance. What she didn’t know at the time was the her dream would lead her to form a non-profit dance collective called A-WOL. Brandy performing with A-WOL “I’ve been dancing forever,” says Brandy, “but when I took an aerial class, I was hooked.”… read more »

Accounts Payable Specialist Jennifer Kresek has five items that she promises will improve your success with Avid and make it easier for Accounts Payable to assist you: 1. Include the unit number and/or service dates in the description on all utility invoices. The more information you include, the easier it will be to find! Also,… read more »

The operations side of the property management industry is intricate and detailed, but that doesn’t mean that keeping your ledgers clean is impossible. Guardian’s Accounting Manager Vlad Mukhin gives you his top five checklist items for making your accounting easy: 1. Process rent receipts and post batches in Yardi daily. By posting batches daily, you… read more »

Strictly following Fair Housing Law not only limits your personal liability and that of the company you work for, but it also ensures that everyone has equal opportunity to obtain housing that works for their family. Often Fair Housing can seem like an overwhelming set of rules, but keeping these four tips in mind will… 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 »

Each year we honor those employees who have earned outstanding scores on their secret shops. The individuals listed below earned 95.5% or better on their shop report in the year 2013, those with an asterisk scored 100%. Please help us congratulate these employees who have shown noteworthy dedication to representing our communities in the best… read more »

Each year at the Guardian Leadership Conference, we honor employees who have reached employment milestones with Guardian. The following employees reached 5, 10, and 15 year milestones as members of our team. We want to thank them for their hard work, so please help us by congratulating them in a comment below! Five Years 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 »