Multifamily Housing Blog

Take These 5 Steps to Achieve Purchasing Optimization

January 23, 2023 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo, Multifamily Housing

In the multifamily housing industry, nine times out of ten, you don’t have a dedicated purchasing department like other types of organizations have. Regardless of the departmental makeup of your company, the goods and services STILL have to be purchased.Without team members dedicated to optimizingsupply chain and purchasing, you may be missing out on savings and ways to streamline the process.  

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Top 7 Sourcing Mistakes in Multifamily Housing

January 9, 2023 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo

In multifamily housing property management, there is often a lot going on at once. You may wear a lot of different hats requiring you to juggle diverse responsibilities including everything from future resident tours to purchasing refrigerators.

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Keeping the Holiday Season Joyous at Multifamily Housing Properties

December 15, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Multifamily Housing

As the holiday season is approaching, multifamily housing properties may see an influx of safety risks and increased traffic from resident guests. While the holidays are an exciting time for all, it is important to keep your properties safe and secure for the sake of all residents, staff, and guests.

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Fire Safety 101: Protect Your Properties & Residents

October 27, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo

Multifamily housing property fires are one of the most common disasters that cause major damage to communities nationwide. Whether the fire started in one unit and spread or it started as a wildfire, there are a few ways you can put up defense in order to protect your property and residents. 

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Group Purchasing Strategy for Property Inspection Preparation

October 14, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, Multifamily Housing

Imagine you're sitting at your desk with a mound of work to do and then BAM-an email hits your inbox about an upcoming property inspection. What do you do first? Do you know what steps you need to take to be prepared? 

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Optimize Your Budget with the Help of a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO)

August 11, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, gpo

New residents, expiring and renewing leases, employee vacations, an increase in HVAC repairs and pool season are just a few of the stressors that come with the late summer and fall months, making it the busiest season for multifamily housing owners and operators. On top of all that, it is also time to start working on your budget. 

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How Do Multifamily Housing Owners & Operators Benefit from a GPO?

July 20, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Procurement, gpo, Multifamily Housing

Multifamily housing owners and operators are managing millions of dollars across numerous categories and often with limited procurement resources. With a growing to-do list, the team responsible for purchasing is tasked with delivering reliable products and services on quickly and at the best possible price. 

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Purchasing to Support Safe & Efficient Properties

June 22, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, First Aid & Safety Solutions, Multifamily Housing

Having proper safety measures in place for your residents and properties is a critical component of not only preventing injury but also attracting and retaining great residents. There’s an increasing number of demands that must be met in the health and safety realm, giving multifamily housing owners and operators a heightened awareness in anticipating and solving community issues.

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4 Actions to Take with Your GPO to Maintain Your Property Pools

June 13, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Multifamily Housing

The sun is shining, the weather is heating up, and in the world of multifamily housing, pool season is officially underway. Your residents are counting on you to keep the community pool well maintained for the summer and implement all of the necessary safety and operational protocols.

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How to Avoid Emergency System Downtime & Extra Cost

May 24, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Multifamily Housing

Are you aware of what the 3G decommission would mean for your communities? The current transition to 5G goes beyond cell phones and mobile devices. As cellular companies remove 3G networks to make room for the new 5G, your property’s fire, safety, or security systems running on 3G will become inoperable as their connected network is no longer in service. Read more about this change on the FCC website.

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