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Apartments & Property Management

Landlord Resource Toolkit: A Collection of Best Practice Resources for Landlords and Owners During COVID-19

As a landlord or building owner, you know that happy, reliable tenants pay their rent and keep your properties full.

But over the last six months during COVID-19, the landscape of rentals has changed drastically, and renters’ needs and capacity have changed too. Information and best practices have shifted as government regulations, health information, and the economic picture continue to evolve. Keeping up with this information can be challenging at best, but we’ve assembled a landlord resource toolkit to help you navigate some everyday situations and keep your reliable tenants as happy as possible.

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing, Restaurants

Can Food Trucks Survive the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Food trucks were born from a world of necessity and frugality.

Many restaurant owners realized that food trucks presented a unique opportunity—a less expensive way to expand their offerings without massively increasing their overhead. Other prospective restaurant owners saw the opportunity to use a food truck to get a solid start. From there, they could expand into a brick and mortar operation down the road. Food truck culture was popular, and they were experiencing a boom. Then Coronavirus hit. So how do food trucks survive a global pandemic?

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Restaurants

The Masked Server: Making Hospitality Happen Despite Masks in Restaurants

The last several months have been some of the toughest the restaurant industry has seen.

Staff has worked hard to weather the blows and keep customers coming in the door. Although there have been many positive steps, from focusing on increasing pickup and to-go orders to allowing dining outdoors and proper social distance, restaurant owners are still figuring out the right path in this new territory. So, how can staff create a welcome atmosphere for diners when the situation still feels daunting? How do we convey a sense of joy and hospitality when servers’ smiles are hidden behind masks?

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Apartments & Property Management

Adapting to the New Normal: Is Virtual Leasing the Way of the Future?

This year sure isn’t panning out the way anyone expected. As COVID-19 began shutting down the country and made many things in our everyday life come to a screeching halt, it left us wondering when things might be normal again.

Housing needs don’t halt for a pandemic. As a property owner or manager, you still need to lease your available space. To do so safely, you may need to make some changes to the way you market your residential properties. As more and more states are reemerging from lockdown, what can we expect to see as a “new normal” in the apartments and property management industry?

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Breweries & Craft Brewing

Setting Up Beer Gardens and Coronavirus: Moving Your Brewery Experience Outdoors

We’re nearing the end of summer, and the hospitality industry is still on uncertain terms. With openings, closings, reopenings, and ever-changing guidelines, it’s hard for brewery owners to know how to navigate.

One guideline that seems to stick is that outdoor, socially distanced activities are mostly safe. Fortunately, this presents a unique opportunity to move your brewery experience outdoors with a beer garden! Here’s what you need to know about safely setting up beer gardens during Coronavirus.

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing

6 Ways to Ensure Pandemic Safety of Manufacturing Employees

While we’re certainly not out of the woods of the Coronavirus outbreak, many employees have been creeping cautiously back into the workforce.

For those in the food manufacturing industry, work never stopped. Essential workers kept food production steady, taking risks to ensure the United States had plenty of food in grocery stores and restaurants. As we see the workforce return to some normalcy, it’s more important than ever to continue diligence and practice pandemic safety for food manufacturing.

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Hotels & Hospitality

Reopening Hotels During Coronavirus: 7 Tips to Navigate the Reopening of On-site Amenities

Over the last few months, we’ve all learned to navigate through the new normal of an ongoing-pandemic world.

Hoteliers have been significantly impacted by the changes, with most temporarily shutting down operations. Now, as we start to reopen hotels after Coronavirus guidelines have begun to change, we have new waters to navigate. How do you provide guests with the amenities and attractions that drew them to your hotel before? Here are what hotels are doing to protect customers (and encourage their return).

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Restaurants

6 Guidelines for Restaurant Owners Reopening in a COVID-19 World

The Coronavirus isn’t behind us, but we see some containment and progress. Many states have given the green light for reopening restaurants amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

But with little guidance, many restauranteurs are trying to navigate as best they can. Most of us aren’t epidemiologists or public health experts, but we know we want to keep diners safe and happy. So, what are the best practices for reopening your restaurant? What do you need to know as you move forward?

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Senior Care Facilities & Senior Living

5 Ways to Help Families Understand Visiting Restrictions at Senior Living Facilities During COVID-19

Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, social distancing has become the “new normal.” Nowhere have these guidelines been as necessary as in senior living and long-term care facilities.

It’s no secret that the virus has been particularly dangerous for vulnerable older adults, and senior care center staff have worked hard to protect their patients. As restrictions ease up in many areas, they are still necessary for senior care. Here’s how to help families understand visiting restrictions during COVID-19.

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Senior Care Facilities & Senior Living

How to Protect Residents: Highlighting the Unparalleled Need for Hygiene in Senior Care

It’s always important to stay vigilant in keeping your senior residents safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Proper hygiene and sanitization practices are vital for both residents and staff. For seniors, personal hygiene can become a sensitive topic as residents age, as they’re often more dependent on the help of others in their day-to-day lives. Ensure the safety of your entire senior care community, including management, staff, and residents, by employing proper sanitizing, cleaning, and hygiene procedures. Review these essential measures to keep this at-risk population safe during these unprecedented times.

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