We’re pleased to welcome Kris Bryant, Senior Project Manager, to the Guardian team! Kris joins Guardian Real Estate Services as a Senior Project Manager bringing more than a decade of experience in real estate development and finance. Kris’ skills and expertise include a strong command of market analysis strategies, innovative financial modeling and tactical relationship management.… read more »
Guardian Team members in the Portland Metro Area attended Multifamily NW’s Spectrum Educational Conference and Trade Show on September 18th. This annual event attracts over 1200 landlords, property managers, leasing agents, maintenance professionals, investors and owners. Spectrum is a great event for our staff to get valuable training, face time with vendors, and an opportunity… 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Wishing you and your family a joyous holiday season and wonderful New Year!
Check out this brand new video featuring our new community, Linden! See for yourself what life at Linden can be, right in the heart of Portland’s trendy East Side. To learn more about Linden, visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LindenPDX or their blog at blog.lindenpdx.com.
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 »