Recent Posts by Don Jensen

 
Don Jensen serves as the vice president of Business Development for the Multifamily and Student Housing sectors at Allbridge. The Allbridge Multifamily practice assists owners, managers, developers and general contractors to design and deploy the best possible resident-facing and sustainable building technology services. Our mission is to create relevant designs and deployable projects with minimal scope gap and uniform accountability across multiple technology platforms. We enjoy working with real estate professionals who want to take control of the technologies being deployed in their new-builds and retrofits, and focus on building strong relationships with every client consult. We will work through multiple iterations of a tech plan to ensure clear scope and projects that progress downhill, finishing on-time and at-budget.

How Owners, Architects, and Contractors Can Partner with Tech Providers to Raise the Standards of Connected Properties

Developers need to future proof their buildings. The pandemic has left an indelible mark on how and where we work, play, and live - a recent NMHC survey showed that over 91% of apartment residents say high-speed internet is an important factor when considering an apartment with nearly 75% stating that Wi-Fi should be pre-installed. According to that same survey, an additional 69% of residents indicated that community Wi-Fi ranked as an important amenity.  

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How progressive owners and developers can use strategic planning to take control of the technologies in their multifamily properties

As a real estate and technology professional, when I had the opportunity to tour a brand-new multifamily apartment complex, I was excited to see the types of property technology, also called “proptech,” that the developer installed and what new tech would be available to the residents in this beautiful, well-constructed building. As I entered into a model unit, I was impressed with the FF&E (furniture, fixtures and equipment) finishes, the high quality, and the attention to detail of the unit layout. It was easy for me to envision the elevated experience anyone would encounter while calling this place home. 

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