Supporting Small Business Saturday & Shopping Local this Holiday Season

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The holiday season is right around the corner and many individuals are already thinking about all the gifts they want to purchase for their loved ones this year and the endless Black Friday deals. However, this year has been very difficult for many businesses, especially small businesses. With Small Business Saturday approaching on November 28, now is a great time …

Designing Modern Senior Living Communities

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Stuffy and bland senior living communities are a thing of the past, and gone are the days where each activity or amenity needs its own room. As modern senior living designs continue to adapt to the needs and desires of its target market, master plans now integrate free-flowing and spacious living spaces that encourage movement and engagement. Current senior and …

5 Tips for How to Stage a Model Apartment Space for Prospective Residents

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Successful apartment model staging flatters the space without being obvious. Some may see an empty unit as a blank canvas, but in today’s world where virtual tours are commonplace, staging is a must.  When a potential resident walks into a staged apartment model whether it be in person or via a virtual tour, they can easily see how large a bed …

Here’s How to Show Appreciation for Your Essential Workers — The P.B. Bell Way

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This year more than ever, essential workers have been the glue that has held businesses together through the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no time like the present to celebrate and honor the hard work and dedication that essential workers do every day, and especially during these unprecedented times. P.B. Bell recently celebrated Maintenance Appreciation Week across its portfolio to thank …

Federal Health Guidelines — How To Stay Safe in Your Apartment Community

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As we continue to adapt to the new normal and its changes, it’s easy to forget that we need to continue to practice the important CDC guidelines in our own home and community in order to keep ourselves and others safe. While it is extremely important to practice social distancing and proper hygiene while we are out in the world, …

P.B. Bell Announces New Apartments in Phoenix and the Valley

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P.B. Bell has been busy working on a number of new high-end multifamily projects in the Valley. This includes a variety of brand new apartment communities in Phoenix, as well as the East Valley, West Valley and Prescott Valley. With so many developments underway totaling 2,400  units, and multiple 3rd party management deals equaling more than 700 units, our team …

How to Make a Date Night at Home

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As many of us continue to play it safe during this new normal by avoiding dining in at restaurants, browsing shops, going to movie theaters and other larger gatherings, it can be hard to make time for and find ways to still “date” your significant other while being stuck at home. Whether you are a newer couple looking for innovative …

Coronavirus Design: Amenities Might Not Change as Much as You Think

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As COVID-19 in the U.S. continues to remain a prevalent problem, multifamily real estate developers are adapting apartment design to accommodate this new era and the changes that it brings long term. Although multifamily design will adjust to fit social distancing standards, the amenities that many consider to be a staple within luxury apartments will not change as much as …

New Ways of Leasing are Here to Stay: What You Need to Know to Stay Ahead

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COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines have shifted the multifamily industry across the country forcing leaders to have to completely rethink how they conduct business in order to stay afloat and meet their prospects and resident’s needs. Owners and management companies have had to drastically shift their focus on offerings that most thought they had a few years to implement. Multifamily …

Tips for Packing & Moving to a New Home During COVID-19

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Moving into a new space during the COVID-19 pandemic can cause a lot of unnecessary stress. On top of packing up your old home, you also need to find a quality moving company that you can trust, as well as move into your new space safely. Here is P.B. Bell’s top tips for packing and moving to a new home …