News & Events | January 2022
The Official Newsletter of Greater Nashville Apartment Association
A Letter From the Chairman
By: Tracey Crowe, CAM, GNAA 2022 Chairman
I am immensely grateful to God for such a time as this. I am proud to announce that I am the First African American Woman, Board Chair in the 53-year history of the Greater Nashville Apartment Association. It's an honor and privilege to share this Chairmanship!
The Greater Nashville Apartment Association has made an impact on my professional development. During the last 21 years, I have gone from a Leasing Consultant, Assistant Manager, Community Manager, and to date Regional Property Manager with Lion Real Estate. GNAA has stretched, challenged, and helped me grow in ways that you could not imagine--- it was during this time I fell in love with the business. If you declare your career path, align yourself with good people, and a solid organization like the GNAA, you can do anything you set your mind to. It was not easy, let me tell you, but I trusted the process and stayed the course.
Thank you to L.I.C.R.A Nashville: GNAA's 2022 January Feature/Cover Sponsor!
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The Apartment Search is Changing
As professionals in the apartment industry, it is important to know the factors that contribute to the current state of the market. In recent years, several influences have exerted pressure on the residential rental market, some pre-dating the COVID-19 pandemic and others arising from it.
On Trends | Operations & Technology
November brought the opportunity to attend the NMHC’s [National Multi-Housing Council’s] Operations and Technology [OpTech] conference just outside of Washington DC. Learn more about On-Demand Services, Platform-Base Smart Home Solutions, and Bulk Wi-fi.
NextGen: Rising Stars Series
NextGen presents its next installment in the Rising Stars Series. This article introduces an in-depth interview with Lacey Smithson, Regional Account Executive with GreenWay Waste & Recycling. Gather advice from GNAA members and leaders in the multifamily housing industry.
Join a GNAA Committee!
Our committees depend on your participation and attendance to successfully meet their goals and the goals of GNAA. Joining is easy! Just let us know the committee(s) you are interested in and we will add you to their email list. Call the GNAA office at 615-365-3047 or contact us to be added to the email lists of specific committees.
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.