Motili Interview Series: Ty Rivers, Director of Operations

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Ty Rivers’ background in the Air Force, working as a sales representative and national accounts manager, paired with his MBA degree has landed him the role of Motili’s Director of Operations. In this interview, we ask Ty about his background, his favorite part about working at Motili, a leadership book suggestion, which one of Motili’s […]

15 Common PropTech and HVAC Tech Terms Explained

15 Common PropTech and HVAC Tech Terms

Environmental sustainability, saving time and energy, improving the overall well-being of residents, and maximizing cost savings are important aspects and topics for multi-family and commercial building managers. Understanding and maximizing these areas can be accomplished by proactive data-driven decisions that begins with property technology – or PropTech. Here are 15 PropTech and HVAC technology terms […]

PropTech Interview Series: Sonya Verny, Operations Director, Mace

Sonya Verny has worked within the real estate and facility management sector for over 15 years, overseeing business development and account management for Fortune 500 companies and AmLaw 100 firms. Currently, Sonya is the Operations Director of Business Development for the Americas at Mace, specializing in Outsourced Facilities Management Operations. Sonya joined Mace earlier in 2020 to […]

PropTech Interview Series: Sean Miller, President at PointCentral

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Sean Miller is the President of PointCentral, the leading provider of smart properties to short and long term residential property managers and owners. Prior to PointCentral, Sean was global director of sales and business development for WeMo, Belkin’s International’s Connected Home/IoT division. Before WeMo, Sean held several positions with Generac, including leading the creation of […]

PropTech Interview Series: Franco Faraudo, Co-Founder of Propmodo

Franco Faraudo has an MBA in entrepreneurship and has worked with companies on their branding and content strategy. He has worked in real estate as an agent, manager, and investor. He writes and speaks about the intersection between the physical and digital world and is a co-founder of Propmodo, the premier PropTech publication many of […]

20 HVAC Industry Terms for Multifamily, Commercial, and Singlefamily Property Managers

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Feeling confused and overwhelmed when you meet with your HVAC technician? In the market for a new HVAC unit and feeling lost in the jargon? From common system types to HVAC components and efficiency ratios, here are the top terms in the HVAC industry that will help you in your purchasing and maintenance journey.  AFUE: Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency measures a gas furnace’s efficiency to convert fuel into energy. This […]

RETCON Round-Up | Your Guide to The Hottest PropTech Event of 2020

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The real estate industry is growing and evolving at a rapid pace – and the technology surrounding the industry is the propellent of this movement. From marketing to property management, technology plays an integral role in real estate. As we transition into a new era of technology, is important now more than ever to not […]

Motili PropTech Interview Series: Vincent Dermody, Managing Director, CohnReznick

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Vincent Dermody is a Managing Director at CohnReznick and a PropTech, Smart Building Specialist. Vincent started out as a civil engineer back in Ireland. After University, Vincent found the opportunities were stronger in technology than they were in civil engineering, so he ended up veering into technology, became a technologist, spent some time working with […]

Self-Storage Boom Continues in America and Beyond

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In 2020, it’s practically impossible to drive through any town or city without seeing a few storage facilities. The self-storage market has boomed over the past decade, and more locations pop up every day. In fact, the industry has grown by an average of 7.7 percent each year since 2012. Why the storage boom? A […]

Motili Interview Series: Amy Tiemann, President and CEO, TM1 Properties

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Amy Tiemann is a multi-family investor and consultant, and President of TM1 Properties. She was recently featured in Forbes, with a piece on due diligence in multifamily investing. In the below interview we get to know Amy, her whirlwind journey into real estate investing and property management, and her views on proptech and importance of […]