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The Package Aftermath of a $7.4 Billion Black Friday

Posted by Luxer One
on Dec 11, 2019 9:59:50 AM

Following a trend that has lasted more than a decade and shows no sign of slowing down, holiday shopping online has hit record highs this year - as brick-and-mortar sales continue to decline. This affects property managers at multifamily residences, as well as shoppers waiting for their holiday gifts to arrive.

 

We want to shed some light on how these increasing numbers affect the world of package delivery, and prepare everyone on what's yet to come for the rest of December. In this article, we cover four shocking statistics on online shopping, package deliveries, and Luxer One for the holiday season of 2019.

 

Smart locker systems like Luxer One can help you beat the holiday package blues. Reach out to a team member anytime to learn more. 

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Topics: Package Delivery, Luxer One, Holiday, Property Management, Package Management, Package Lockers

Interview with Melody Akhtari: Creating Magical Package Delivery Solutions

Posted by Luxer One
on Jun 3, 2019 8:40:41 AM

In 2011, Amazon introduced TV & movie streaming as part of its Prime subscription service. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this boosted Prime subscriptions, boosting Amazon sales, and creating a boom in package deliveries. Today, nearly 47% of package deliveries come from Amazon! In multi-family and mixed-use buildings, this created a huge problem.

 

Melody Akhtari, Director of Marketing & Communications at Luxer One, says that what started as a front desk courtesy in these properties is now a major headache. Luxer One has the solution.

 

In this episode of The Future of Living Podcast, Blake Miller and Melody discuss:

Read the interview transcript below, or listen to the original 25-minute podcast here.

 

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Topics: Insider, Package Delivery, Property Management, Package Management, Package Lockers, Tips, Technology, Interview, FirstLookResidential

5 Creative Ways to Launch Your New Package Locker Amenity

Posted by Luxer One
on May 22, 2019 9:06:50 AM

It’s an exciting time at your property. By investing in package lockers, you're giving your residents the gift of time and peace of mind. No more rushing home to get their packages before the office closes, and no more worrying about package theft. With your new Luxer One package lockers, your residents can pick up their packages with ease whether it’s 1 PM or 1 AM.

 

Now that you have these lockers in place, it’s important to get your residents informed and excited about their new package locker amenity. In this post, we'll share five locker launch tips guaranteed to pump up your residents.

 

To download an infographic version of this article, click here.


Don’t have our lockers yet? Reach out to a Luxer One team member, or download this quick guide to locker features.

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Topics: Property Management, Package Management, Package Lockers, Tips, FirstLookResidential

5 Record-Breaking 2018 Holiday Package Statistics

Posted by Luxer One
on Dec 10, 2018 5:59:57 PM

This year, shoppers smashed previous records for Black Friday and Cyber Monday spending, with over $7.9 billion spent online. As a result, multifamily properties have been bracing for the millions of package deliveries following in their wake. The dust has settled from Black Friday, and we've pulled a snapshot of package delivery statistics from thousands of Luxer One systems across the United States. These stats shed light on the aftermath of “the largest online shopping day in US history”, and paint a picture of the unique package management challenges apartment communities face every December. 

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Topics: Package Delivery, Luxer One, Holiday, Property Management, Package Management, Package Lockers

Luxer One on Becoming a Certified RealPage Exchange AppPartner

Posted by Luxer One
on Jun 20, 2018 11:20:17 AM

Big news—we’re excited to announce that Luxer One has become a Certified RealPage Exchange AppPartner. We've been working to build this integration with the RealPage team to make life easier for our customers. This deeper partnership with RealPage allows us to do just that—we're working together to provide our shared customers with an unparalleled level of service.

 

Beyond software, RealPage has also selected Luxer One as the hardware provider to service RealPage clients’ package locker needs. Read further for details on the RealPage and Luxer One integration. 

 

This article was published as a press release on June 12, 2018. You can check out the full release here.

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Topics: Luxer One, Property Management, Technology, FirstLookResidential, FirstLookUniversity

3 Property Management Productivity Tips for 2017

Posted by Luxer One
on Jan 2, 2017 4:48:34 PM

If you commit to just one resolution this new year, shoot for the grandmaster of them all: increasing productivity. When you increase your productivity, you save time and can greatly improve your entire community.

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Topics: Property Management, Tips

Fun and Festive Holiday Ideas for Property Managers [Part 3: A Helping Hand]

Posted by Luxer One
on Dec 20, 2016 10:00:45 AM

In Part 1 and Part 2, we talked about decorating, snacks, and events. All these holiday ideas have been in the interest of making life better for your residents, and this final post drives that home.

 

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Topics: Holiday, Property Management, Tips

Fun and Festive Holiday Ideas for Property Managers [Part 2: Events]

Posted by Luxer One
on Dec 18, 2016 10:40:00 AM

Check out Part 1 here.

 

As the days get colder, and you start to see your breath in the air, give your residents an extra reason to emerge from their cozy apartments. 

 

The extra mile that you go to create memorable holiday experiences can go a long way toward making your residents happy!

 

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Topics: Holiday, Property Management, Tips

Fun and Festive Holiday Ideas for Property Managers [Part 1: Decorations]

Posted by Luxer One
on Dec 15, 2016 5:54:08 PM

The holiday season is a perfect time to strengthen the bonds of your community with a bit of festive cheer!

 

Creating the right ambiance is a simple way to put your residents in high spirits. Set the holiday mood with the sights, smells, and tastes of the season. 

 

So, how do you create those warm, fuzzy feelings?

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Topics: Holiday, Property Management, Tips

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