Kelly Smith is a 22-year veteran of the Multifamily industry and the current Property Manager at Parc at Wesley Chapel in the Tampa Bay area in Florida. The property is a 248-unit garden-style community that has reached full occupancy in just over a year since opening. Smith contributes some of that success to the technology amenities they offer that other communities in the area do not- including keyless apartment entry, app-based control for lighting and thermostats, and the Gatewise mobile access solution that provides access to the community via a smartphone.
“We use Gatewise as a selling feature, as a competitive amenity that we provide to the residents. None of our other complexes have anything like it. People are always like, ‘Oh! That is really cool!’ and they love that they can just buzz right in and out.”