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The Michelson Organization

The Michelson Organization originally provided its community with Signature Living residences in 1927 and has since then developed specialties in the management, leasing, acquisition, construction, and disposition of high quality multifamily residential properties. Our Mission at Michelson is to deliver superior service and value for our residents, employees, and shareholders. Michelson is committed to remaining true to our rich tradition of service, and we respect the privilege of providing value to those whose lives we touch.

Michelson Acquisition Philosophy

Michelson acquires properties in major metropolitan areas, as well as growth sub-markets. Our outstanding team and our local market expertise deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns to our partners and investors. Michelson currently operates $1.5 billion of income producing properties, providing a full spectrum of services related to the management, acquisition, and development of real estate.

We respect the privilege of providing value to those whose lives we touch.

Property Management

Michelson uses a philosophy of empowerment with reporting to enhance on-site operations. This philosophy is apparent to residents and prospective residents through Michelson's Commitment to Quality, Apartment Home Satisfaction Guarantee, and the Signature Living trademark.

A number of factors contribute to the results including trained and motivated employees, effective marketing, streamlined administration, effective maintenance, management training programs and effective leasing strategies.

Effective Marketing

Michelson utilizes a unique combination of corporate outreach, merchant marketing,  print marketing, and Internet marketing to drive demand above market averages.

Trained and Motivated Employees

The capability and desire of the on-site team is the most important factor toward the success of a property.  

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Streamlined Administration

Sophisticated information systems enhance real time reporting and transfer of information for the environmentally friendly and effective administration of properties.

Effective Maintenance

The long-term value of assets depends upon effective maintenance to maintain properties and retain tenants. Michelson uses a system of preventative maintenance, 24-hour service guarantees, customer follow-up and professional courtesy to achieve resident and owner objectives.

Management Programs

Michelson offers people interested in the management business a career path from leasing agent and maintenance technician to multi-site manager. Motivated and upwardly mobile people enjoy an opportunity to develop themselves while owners enjoy the results that accrue from developing employees.

Effective Leasing Strategies

Michelson developed a proprietary leasing method from best practices sales techniques. This method focuses on the customer to develop the optimal outcome for each relationship. When the customer is happy, the property performs better.