Zego Teams with S2 Capital and Amazon to Modernize 30,000 Apartments

via PRNewswire

Zego, the hub for smarter apartment living, today announced a landmark partnership with S2 Capital, in cooperation with Amazon, to extend its novel smart apartment platform to 30,000 S2 apartment units over three years. Zego's unique solution integrates smart home devices with a single mobile app that allows residents to connect with property staff, as well as a marketplace of products and local services...

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Coming Soon: "Alexa, pay my rent."

via Housingwire

Over the past year, Amazon has pushed further and further into real estate with its smart home devices. Much of that expansion has been focused on single-family homes, but it was only a matter of time before the smart home came to apartments as well...

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Smart Home as a Service Might Speed Multifamily Tech Adoption

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Deciding to invest in smart home hardware is an easy cost-benefit analysis for most homeowners. But things get a little more complicated when you have a renter living in an apartment building. If the renter wants to upgrade they usually have to get permission from the property manager, not to mention having to overcome the fact that they are spending money on someone else’s property...

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How Technology is Changing the Landlord Tenant Relationship

via Propmodo

There is always a push and a pull between landlords and tenants. The relationship is usually viewed as a zero-sum, any gains made by one side come at the expense of the other. Both sides have varying amounts of power depending on legal obligations and market forces and often use it to their advantage...

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