Emerald Management & Realty Ltd, Asset Property Management

A Canadian real estate property management company with 40 years of operational experience, Emerald Management & Realty Ltd., in Calgary, Alberta, is best known for its particular focus on residential ownership; however, it also works with commercial and industrial projects. The firm’s portfolio includes commercial properties comprising more than 140,000 square feet, along with more than 3,000 residential units. Emerald Management & Realty Ltd. currently manages 41 properties in Calgary, Airdrie, Black Diamond, and Strathmore, including 31 single- and multi-unit residential developments.

Emerald Management & Realty Ltd. emphasizes maintaining strong relationships with tenants, clients, and stakeholders. The company's upper management holds regular meetings with property owners to provide advice and consultation in marketing, improving payback, maintaining property value, and implementing preventive maintenance programs. Some additional company practices that help accommodate property owners include customizing its management strategies and policies based on the client's individual needs and goals. Although it collaborates with and outsources to several brokers, legal service providers, and financial organizations, the firm maintains full internal responsibility for hiring, supervising advertising, leasing, accounting, tenant relations, and external contracts. The enterprise additionally conducts monthly tenancy and financial report reviews.

Emerald Management & Realty Ltd. continuously enriches its contributions to the real estate and property management industries through membership in several professional organizations. A member of the Real Estate Institute of Canada, the company additionally holds memberships with the Canadian Condominium Institute and the Alberta Real Estate Association. For additional information about rentals and other opportunities available through the company, visit the website at EmeraldManagement.com.

Emerald Management & Realty Ltd. explores the question: Why is it so difficult to rent in Calgary?

Recently, Calgary apartment hunters seem to meet frustration at every turn. Emerald Management & Realty Ltd., a local property-management firm, answered questions about the tight rental market.

Question: It’s so hard to find an apartment these days. What’s wrong with Calgary?

Emerald Management & Realty Ltd.: The reason it’s so difficult to find an apartment is because so much is right with Calgary. We’re a world-class city with increasing employment and a wealth of cultural opportunities. That means that people want to move here. And the more people who move to Calgary, the harder it gets to find a place to live.

Question: Is it going to get any better in the near future?

Emerald Management & Realty Ltd.: Actually, it may get worse. Right now, the vacancy rate for rentals is down to 2.5%. But the housing market is recovering; so many houses that were on the rental market may get sold instead. Meanwhile, our population continues to grow.

Question: What’s the easiest way to find a rental property in Calgary?

Emerald Management & Realty Ltd.: Our website, www.emeraldmanagement.com, has an easy-to-use search tool that lets you limit results by area, price, and number of bedrooms. It’s a great way to get started on your apartment search.