Team Thrive Volunteer Day at Redmond's Old Fire House Teen Center

A group of Thrivers from our home office and several different communities across the PNW gathered on a Friday afternoon last month to help refresh the Old Fire House Teen Center in Redmond. Located just next door to one of our newest lease-up communities, Station House, the teen center received a full day of TLC in the form of landscaping, a brand new fence, new furniture, cleaning, pressure washing and both interior and exterior paint projects.

HUGE thanks to all who participated, and to our vendor partners who donated supplies and time to this project as well:

See below for some of our favorite before/during/after moments.

Team Thrive is already looking forward to our next volunteer day. 🙌👷‍♀️🔨🎨

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Thrive is One of Washington's Best Workplaces Again in 2019!

Team Thrive is excited to have made the list of Washington’s 100 Best Workplaces for the third consecutive year!

Each year, the Puget Sound Business Journal anonymously surveys full-time employees across hundreds of workplaces in Washington State, grading each response on factors like benefits, work environment, rewards/recognition, communication, responsibility and decision-making, and their opinion of executive leadership.

Thrive now competes in the “large company” category (based on number of employees), alongside some of the state’s well-known giants like Zillow, Redfin and Amazon. We ranked as #7 in this category in 2018.

We’re excited to attend the Washington’s Best event in August to find out where we placed on the list this year! 🏆🎉🏨

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Watch a Thrive Developments Renovation Project Unfold!

We love getting to see fresh community renovations from Thrive Developments as each one is unveiled. Check out this new time-lapse video showing the renovation process at a recent project in Seattle!

Thrive Developments has renovated over 4,000 units (and counting) in the Puget Sound area and beyond, including two large communities on the East Coast, with extensive experience across both occupied and unoccupied buildings. They work to create enduring value, not just in the form of beautifully revamped fixtures and finishes, but also in thorough community rebrands that integrate with their respective neighborhoods.

Learn more about Team TDI and their work here, and stay tuned for updates on new projects as they’re rolled out. 😎🙌🍃

Thrive Enters Kent, WA Market with Management and Renovation of 345-Home Community

We are excited to welcome Waterford at the Lakes to the Thrive family! A recent RISE acquisition, the community is situated on 16.85 acres and includes over 30 individual buildings. Waterford’s renovation will begin almost immediately with improvements being made throughout the property that will positively impact residents from day one.

Our transition team ensured that the change in management, even occurring on the final day of the month (May 31), was seamless for residents and team members alike with a new website launched and online pay/resident portal live before midday. You can view the new website at waterfordatthelakes.com.

The RISE purchase was also covered in the city’s local newspaper, the Kent Reporter, on the day of the transition.

Waterford is the first of three properties in Kent to transition to Thrive before mid-June this year, as we continue to grow our presence south of Seattle.

📢 Help Thrive Congratulate SIX 2019 Emerald Award Winners!

The WMFHA Emerald Awards event is a multifamily property management legend in the Puget Sound region. Once a year, over a thousand industry leaders and partners gather to celebrate achievement and network with peers at an elegant venue in Bellevue, WA. With John Curley as MC, a live band, and the intense energy of a room packed with multifamily professionals dressed to the nines, the evening was an instant success.

Throughout the night, Thrive team members and communities received no less than SIX Emerald Awards detailed below. 👏 Please help us congratulate our teams, clients and peer group on their outstanding achievements that truly move the industry forward. We are so proud! Go #teamthrive! 🍃🥇

 

Thrive Expands into New Market in Hillsboro Oregon!

On January 30th, Thrive Communities will have expanded our presence into Hillsboro, a neighboring city of Portland, Oregon, providing property management and renovation services for a longtime valued partner at the Landmark at Tanasbourne Apartments - a 285-unit community.

“We combine peerless presentation with an owners-mindset at every community we manage to ensure each asset is operating at its full potential,” said Rose O’Dell, president of Thrive Communities. “We are excited to provide our boutique-at-scale property management services to our existing clients along with new ownership groups active in the Portland Metro Area as we continue to expand into Oregon.”

Thrive was built on the foundation of beautiful and efficient value-add renovation projects with an exceptional team that manages high quality assets., We’re thrilled to enter into a new market on the foundational quality that Thrive Communities is known for! The below images showcase recent Thrive projects in Seattle and Everett - The Eden and Artesia Apartments, respectively.

This new growth leads to an expanded team with new career opportunities. If you are interested in joining the first team of Thrivers in Oregon, visit our careers page HERE.

One Day, Three Towns, Three New Thrive Communities 🍃

Thrive Communities is on the move again! Our team is so pleased to welcome 3 new communities to our portfolio:

Sutter’s Square Apartments - 94 Homes in Everett, WA

Vista Ridge Apartments - 91 Homes in Issaquah, WA

Westview Village Apartments - 120 Homes in Renton, WA

Thrive transitioned all three properties in one day under the leadership of Sr. Regional Manager Kendehl Rojanasthien and Regional Manager Robert Gorrin, with extensive support from the Operations and Accounting teams. Each community was service, lease and payment ready on day one ensuring residents were minimally impacted. Additionally, Thrive pre-developed 3 beautiful new websites for these communities that were launched as part of the transition - ensuring our tradition of Peerless Presentation is carried over to digital first impressions as well.

As Thrive’s portfolio continues to grow, our transition team, made up of thrivers from multiple departments, has developed a process to ensure that typical post transitional lag is minimized at every opportunity.

Welcome to Thrive, and congratulations to our new team members and those who received promotions as a result of these three transitions!

Multifamily Property Transitions Near Seattle Propel Thrive’s October Growth

This week, Thrive Communities wrapped up its second property transition of October, welcoming Copper Creek Apartments to the Thrive family – a 181 home community located in Milton, WA. Just weeks before, Thrive transitioned Alaire Apartments – a 357 home community in Renton, WA. Both properties add a combined 538 homes to Thrive’s portfolio in under 30 days.

The success and efficiency of these transitions can be attributed to Thrive’s award-winning property management team led by expert Regional Managers, combined with a unique commitment to ensuring property transitions are service, lease, and payment ready within 24 hours of a management transition.

Both properties are candidates for value-add renovations, which will be managed by Thrive’s redevelopment team to deliver exceptional results for both residents and ownership.

A special welcome to the Copper Creek and Alaire staff joining #teamthrive during these transitions!

Thrive Property Transitions in the News:

https://news.theregistryps.com/rise-properties-spends-35-4mm-to-acquire-the-181-unit-copper-creek-apartments-in-milton-wa/

http://www.djc.com/news/re/12115691.html

Alaire Apartments in Renton, WA

Boutique Living in Capitol Hill

We are excited to welcome our newest community, Modera Capitol Hill, located in the heart of Pike/Pine Triangle in Capitol Hill. Modera Capitol Hill was purchased by RISE Properties Trust Monday and will be re-branded as part of a Thrive Developments enhancement project in the coming months. 

Built in 2016, this 6-story community includes 135 homes with 3 retail spaces. Ranging from 382 to 1,158 square feet with studios, one, and two-bedroom homes, Modera offers a boutique living experience. Each home includes keyless entry, tile backsplash, vinyl wood planking, stainless steel appliances, washer/dryer, and quartz counter-tops.

Picture living at Modera with your furry friends and stopping by the leasing office for dog treats before enjoying the sunset in front of the rooftop fireplace. Mix and mingle in the resident lounge or invite guests to enjoy a game on the outdoor TV. With a Walk Score of 99, Modera is surrounded by vibrant culture, live music, restaurants, coffee shops, and bars - our loaner bikes will be put to great use!

For more information or to schedule a tour, please see our website.

We greatly appreciate the dedicated teams at both RISE and Thrive for their hard work on this project! A special congratulations to our Community Manager Sanaz Neissani and Maintenance Supervisor Hernane Carvalho on your new positions!