Central to our success has been the ability to attract outstanding people to the organization. They have joined our team because Grand Peaks provides a special environment for the talented real estate professional. Imagination is valued, as is hard work and the entrepreneurial spirit. The offices are staffed with seasoned professionals who have a wealth of multifamily real estate experience, remarkable creativity, and who are highly trained in generating optimal returns for the owners. Grand Peaks sets aggressive leasing targets and establishes rigorous cost controls. All communities have a specific management plan, which includes renovations, repositioning and other strategies, designed to create incremental appreciation in value. The quality of our employees work and integration of their efforts in pursuit of our corporate objectives are the best guarantee of Grand Peaks' and the owner's success.
Our team of Regional Managers oversee an average of five properties each, with a max of eight. This allows each property to receive focused attention on ensuring each property is operating at an optimal level.
Our marketing team provides some of the most on-trend and emerging technologies in the industry. Our range of immersive marketing and branding strategies including search engine marketing, social media, and the latest online leasing technologies with data-driven analytics.
Financial security comes from knowing you have the right people managing all your accounting requirements. With a CPA-led accounting department, we deliver accurate and on-time financial reporting.
Our expertise in understanding the importance of both operating an efficient property and maximizing its value have earned the trust and confidence of the world’s most sophisticated institutional and individual investors.
We provide acquisition assistance and due diligence services including unit by unit inspections, market surveys, and cost analysis. Our team will focus on areas of income such as maximizing rents, ancillary income collections, and utility charges.
Our in-house IT team takes care of the complex environment of hardware, software, and computer networks including security, anti-virus protection, data backup & recovery, and server monitoring that allow our teams to perform important business functions and workflow. Our company’s success depends on it being able to use these functions reliably and efficiently.
Our in-house Certified Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) compliance team’s monitoring tools ensure that all LIHTC properties are trained on the very latest IRS and HUD regulations, using the most up-to-date forms and are in compliance.
Our unique Master Insurance Program allows us to achieve economies of scale savings that could not be achieved when insuring the properties on a one-off basis.
Each property uses a fully automated software which is an integrated, end-to-end, web-based solution and helps streamline all day-to-day operations. Centralize accounting, reporting, and spend management. Automate service requests and manage asset conditions. All designed to simplify operations, reduce costs and allow the on-site team to maximize their time.
Out with paper. In with productivity. A paperless environment saves our residents and office teams time and money. Our system allows everyone to stay organize and store electronic records and other digital documents quickly and easily.
We belong to a group purchasing organization, or GPO, the entity leverages the purchasing power of a group of businesses to obtain discounted pricing from vendors based on its collective buying power. This unique vendor partnership program provides our properties with the most competitive pricing (typically a savings of 3-7%). As a result, Grand Peaks has national purchasing power and pricing with preferred vendors which assist our management and maintenance teams by formalizing pricing for our properties most frequently ordered supplies and services. All contracts are competitively bid.
Our employees have countless opportunities to grow personally and professionally. Employees have exposure to both classroom training through Grand Peaks Corporate University and online through Grand Peaks eUniversity.
There is no price on the valuables someone owns in their home. We provide residents with pre-approved, low-cost renters insurance options. This is peace of mind not only for the renter but also for the owners knowing that should a resident have to replace items unexpectedly damaged or ruined, they are covered up to the applicable coverage limits.
"The Simpson family legacy is instilled in everything we do, and it is incumbent upon each of us to live our Core Values every day. At Grand Peaks we do not just build and manage apartment communities, we create community for all team members and residents alike. We will continue to grow and succeed by supporting each other." —Marc Swerdlow, President
MOTTO: Creating Community
CORE VALUES (GRAND):
Guard a culture that values everyone within our community
Recognize and embrace innovation and creativity
Achieve results with integrity
Nurture passion, humility and intelligence
Delight in a family environment