What's so simple, and yet so forgotten, at events that helps people instantly feel connected? Name tags! You can’t build meaningful connections without knowing who people are. Knowing their name is a significant first step. It’s that recognition that helps residents warm up to the idea that they are a specific and unique part of the apartment community. When people are called by name, when they’re recognized, they feel a part of something. It starts with a person’s name! That
Building community in apartment complexes isn't all that different from the Neighboring movement that is gaining popularity throughout the nation. It's the idea that we should "Love your neighbor as yourself." So what makes the best neighbors? Here's 4 things that we do to help us reach our neighbors, love them best, and be a positive change in our neighborhoods. Stay - obviously in our transient culture, we rarely keep the same neighbors for our whole lifetimes (especially i
Gathering around a screen to watch the local team can often be isolated to single families and groups of friends, but what if you gathered a community together? We love to bring out communities to cheer as one for our local athletes. But you've have to overcome the lure of the "comfort" of their own homes. How do we do this? By offering food and fun that's unforgettable! By offering COMMUNITY! Here's some of our favorite ideas: See more on our Pinterest Page!
Once those leaves start changing and there's that new coolness at night, it seems like everyone breaks out their carnival games and has a fall festival. So how do you make a fall party memorable? Here's some of our favorite ideas: Have outdoor stations that accommodate for all different ages: Hot Cocoa station-for all ages S'mores by the fire-pit station- for all ages Crafts for small hands An area to gather to sit down and chat- for adults A bouncy house to get the wiggles o