News & Events | February 2022

The Official Newsletter of the Greater Nashville Apartment Association

February's Featured Management Company

Freeman Webb 

Freeman Webb Company Realtors, based in Nashville, Tennessee is one of the largest owners and operators of apartments in Middle and East Tennessee owning and managing more than 16 million square feet of multi-family, office and retail space throughout the Southeast and Midwest.  The company was founded by Bill Freeman and Jimmy Webb in 1979 when the two volunteers at the Nashville Junior Chamber of commerce became best friends. In 2014 Freeman Webb acquired First Management Services and then merged with Continental Property Management company in 2020. 

2021 was an incredible year for Freeman Webb. The addition of 2,600 units to the portfolio, and multiple awards such as Top Workplaces by Knoxville News Sentinel and The Tennessean for the fifth consecutive year, and was recognized as a Top 40 multi-family property management firm. 

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Thank you to Contractors Inc:  GNAA's 2022 February Feature/Cover Sponsor!

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Featured Articles

Package Volume Projections Presented by FETCH

With the emergence of Covid-19 in 2020, property managers began to experience overwhelming increases in package deliveries to their communities. As protocols were lifted, the trend would seem to slow. However, this is not the case as data supports the number of packages per unit will only increase over the next three years.

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On Trends | All About That Pattern

This spring’s all about that pattern. Creating connection has never been more critical in residential. The look and feel of things evoke a sense of memory. The aspirational aspect is key, whether recollection of home or the most sophisticated resort experience. 

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It's the Law | Debt Collection & Social Media

As we are all painfully aware, since the establishment of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the practice of debt collecting has become a not-so-fine art of jumping through various consumer-friendly hoops that, if you ask most debt collectors, are specifically designed to make life miserable for those attempting to collect debt.

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Tips for a Stressed Property Manager

New year, new you! You set your goals, make your resolutions, etc. You have good intentions to complete them and to achieve them. I am confident the most common resolution is "I want to be less stressed." We all have stress, and as property managers, we also have a significant amount of pressure.

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NextGen: Rising Stars Series - Nicole Samson

NextGen presents its next installment in the Rising Stars Series. This article introduces an in-depth interview with Nicole Samson, Regional Vice President of Carter-Haston. Gather advice from GNAA members and leaders in the multifamily housing industry.

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NextGen Mentorship Program 

In 2021, the NextGen Committee successfully launched a new Mentorship Program and it is something we are very excited to continue in 2022.  The NextGen Mentorship Program is open to all members of the GNAA who are interested in participating in the program by connecting with a mentor or a mentee.

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Introducing GNAA New Members

Join us in welcoming the GNAA New Members! GNAA brings you the resources needed for professional growth in the rental housing industry while also hosting a variety of networking events to connect members throughout the year. Learn more about GNAA membership on the Become A Member page. 

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