Category: property management

We’re pleased to welcome Jennifer Gentry, Portfolio Manager, to the Guardian team! Jennifer is a property management veteran with over 13 years of experience as a community leader, ensuring strong tenant and client relationships. With an extensive background in conventional and affordable housing, Jennifer has a comprehensive knowledge of public housing, tax credit certification, and all aspects… read more »

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 »

Kim DeMarcus,Manager of Compliance and Administration Guardian Real Estate Services is excited to announce the addition of Kim DeMarcus to our team. Kim joins Guardian as the Manager of Compliance and Administration where she oversees Guardian’s Compliance Department, the Portfolio Assistants and Corporate Support Staff. Affordable housing is an important aspect of Guardian’s business and… read more »

Guardian Real Estate Services proudly celebrated the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Re-Opening of the Village East Apartments in Springfield, OR on October 2, 2015. Village East is an affordable multifamily community in Springfield, Oregon comprised of 42 one, two and three bedroom apartment homes. In 2012, Village East was in need of substantial repairs and… read more »

Last week a group of Guardian employees attended the Washington Multi-Family Housing Association’s 5th Annual Emerald Awards Gala! Guardian boasted 14 outstanding nominees for the awards. An evening of honor and excellence was had by all, and we are very excited to announce our 4 finalists! Riverside Landing Bothell, WA Curb Appeal Cambridge Cove Oak Harbor,… read more »

At our Annual Leadership Conference held each January, we take the time to honor employees who have reached important employment milestones at Guardian. We’d like to thank the following employees who have reached their 5, 10 and 15 year marks for their hard work and dedication to the Guardian Team! Five Years of Service Jennifer… 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 annual Guardian Resident Survey responses have been reviewed and tabulated, and we want to recognize some outstanding communities who achieved noteworthy scores on this year’s survey! Congratulations to all, keep up the great work! How’s this for bragging rights: Guardian communities achieved an overall “superior rating” for our office and maintenance staff professionalism and response… 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.

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 »

On Thursday, May 15, Multifamily NW held their annual ACE Awards gala at the Portland Art Museum. Multifamily professionals from across the state of Oregon gathered to honor 98 professionals as some of the best in the business. Guardian was proud to have submitted 13 of those nominations. Even while up against terribly stiff competition,… 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 »

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 »