The Startups Helping Apartment Owners Tackle The Package Problem

We could blame it on Amazon Prime. Or we could just chalk it up to the growing e-commerce trade with Walmart and now Kroger edging into the delivery space. Whichever route we take, apartments big and small have a package problem. Let’s go ahead and blame it on Amazon Prime. If you are in the multifamily business either as an investor or manager, you know about the onslaught of packages and the problems they are causing.

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Reducing operating costs has always been a top priority for property managers and building operators. A proven way to do this is to focus on resident retention. A survey by Avail showed that when residents renew their leases, landlords can save up to $2,500 that would otherwise be allocated toward finding new renters and making updates to units for rent.
"We needed a package management solution that first and foremost improves the resident experience, and also lifts package responsibilities from our team members' shoulders," said Mark-Taylor President John Carlson. "Fetch is the best solution to support our team members while offering residents package delivery service catered to their personal schedules and needs. At Mark-Taylor, we are excited to experience the unique benefits that Fetch will bring to our communities."
Built In Austin
Fetch is growing substantially, having delivered over 10 million packages since its founding. In 2021, they spread to six new markets, including Minneapolis, Raleigh-Durham, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Nashville. To further highlight the innovative new tech companies addressing particular needs, Built In Austin curated a list of 22 of the city’s startups to watch in 2022. 
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