Entrata Student: Most Loved by Student Housing Operators

February 15 2017


Software Implemented by 44 percent of Student Housing Business Top 25 Managers

LEHI, UTAH - Entrata announces its commanding lead in the provision of software tools to the Student Housing Business list of Top 25 Managers. With 11 companies on the list using Entrata Student , the industry's first property management software built uniquely for the student housing market now serves more companies on the list than any other provider.

Every aspect of Entrata Student was built with students in mind based on feedback and input from those laboring on the front lines of turn every school year, said Chase Harrington, chief operating officer, Entrata. Were gaining market share because we have an innovative, agile solution designed specifically to meet the needs of student operators.

Entrata Student includes roommate matching, bulk unit assignment and digital make ready board functionality that is backed by a full suite of online tools for accounting, leasing, payments, portals, marketing and resident management, all on one platform. All of the tools are accessible on any browser or device including smartphones and tablets, with a single login.

Entrata is five steps ahead of any other software on the market, said Sam Choi, operational software business partner, Aspen Heights. The customization and cohesion of the moving parts has allowed us to improve and streamline our operations for everything from turn to move-in day to lease signing and roommate matching.

We were pleased to be partners in the development of the product every step of the way, said Julie Bonnin, chief operating officer, Asset Campus Housing. Prior to Entrata Student the roommate matching and unit assignment process was a tedious, manual logistical nightmare. The efficiencies created by the platform have freed up an immense amount of time for our team members, allowing them to better connect with the new generation of renters.

In addition to the companys clients on the top 25 list, the Entrata Student platform serves another 23 student operators. One of which, The Servitas Management Group, recently announced it will implement Entrata at its newest 3,406 bed property currently under development in College Station, Texas. The community will be the largest student housing community in the country.

While Entrata certainly offers an all-in-one innovative platform, the real secret to success lies with the implementation and ongoing dedicated support that goes along with it, said Brian Sellen, senior vice president, The Servitas Management Group. The whole Entrata team has been there every step of the way as we implement new modules and adapt the platform to our specific operational and reporting needs.

Entrata kicked off its Most Loved Student Software campaign at the National Apartment Association Student Housing Conference, February 14-15, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. At the booth, attendees can hear live from Entrata Student users about why they love using the software.

September marks the beginning of a new leasing season and everyones undefeated. Its very competitive, said Jerry Wojenski, chief operating officer, NDG Living. Marketing and leasing is the be-all and end-all of student housing and Entrata provides us with everything we need to have the competitive advantage.

For more information about Entrata Student, visit Entrata on the showroom floor, contact your sales representative and/or visit www.entrata.com/student.

About Entrata

Founded in 2003, Entrata is the only comprehensive property management software provider with a single-login, open-access Platform as a Service (PaaS) system. Offering a wide variety of online tools including websites, mobile apps, payments, lease signing, accounting, and resident management, Entrata PaaS currently serves more than 20,000 apartment communities nationwide, including 32 of the NMHC Top 50 Largest Managers. Entratas open API and superior selection of third-party integrations offer management companies the freedom to choose the technology and software that best fit their needs. For more information, go to www.entrata.com.

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