Wednesday, April 20, 2011
H G Fenton, based in San Diego, Calif., and Ellis Trick Multifamily, Tuscaloosa, Ala., tied for the highest portfolio score in SatisFacts’ 2010 National Resident Satisfaction Awards.
Additionally, Fogelman Properties, Memphis, earned the Exceptional Portfolio Score Award through its participation in SatisFacts’ 365 Day/Year Resident Feedback Program.
These firms are among the more than 100...
Monday, April 18, 2011
Large water rate increases are being adopted in many regions across the country. With water bills likely increasing in many regions around the country, it might be time to reevaluate your land scaping, and how this affects your water usage.
It’s been reported that residential areas use an estimated 60 percent of their total water intake on their landscaping alone, and businesses an estimated 40...
Thursday, April 14, 2011
If I were named CEO, which will probably happen in three to four years tops, my immediate to-do list would be as follows:
1. Get a door for my cubicle. Or at least some decorative beads for the entryway.
2. Institute Macaroni Mondays. One box per employee, strictly of the shell variety. I like it when the cheese gets trapped inside.
3. Commission an artist to paint a window with pretty scenery...
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Microwave popcorn is pretty straightforward. You take the bag out of the wrapper, put it in the microwave right-side up, and remove it when the kernels have popped. All things considered, it’s an easy task for the average college-educated professional.
Then again, I never claimed to be average.
Just this week I destroyed my third bag of popcorn this year, unable to grasp a very valuable lesson...