SmartRent in the Press

  1. Slice of Real Estate EP. 5 - Lucas Haldeman, CEO at SmartRentSlice of Real Estate EP. 5 - Lucas Haldeman, CEO at SmartRent

    Slice of Real Estate EP. 5 - Lucas Haldeman, CEO at SmartRent

    In Episode #5 of Slice of Real Estate, Lucas Haldeman, CEO at SmartRent talks PropTech innovation.

  2. Lucas Haldeman ’99 and Sarah Roudybush ’99: Pioneers in smart technologyLucas Haldeman ’99 and Sarah Roudybush ’99: Pioneers in smart technology

    Lucas Haldeman ’99 and Sarah Roudybush ’99: Pioneers in smart technology

    A few years ago Lucas Haldeman ’99 was chief technology and marketing officer for a real estate management company that specialized in rental homes—and he was frustrated. He wanted to use smart technologies—such as programmable keyless entry, remote thermostat and lighting controls, and leak detection—to increase efficiency and reduce expenses, but no company offered all those services in a coordinated package.

  3.  Spotlight CC: SmartRent Spotlight CC: SmartRent

    Spotlight CC: SmartRent

    Ivy hosted a fireside chat with Lucas Haldeman, CEO of SmartRent. They provide smart home solutions and property operations for multifamily.

  4. February 2024 roundup: New multifamily productsFebruary 2024 roundup: New multifamily products

    February 2024 roundup: New multifamily products

    The Alloy SmartHome Hub+ by SmartRent combines a smart thermostat with an integrated smart hub device, designed specifically for use in rental housing.

  5. CEO Magazine Interview with Lucas HaldemanCEO Magazine Interview with Lucas Haldeman

    There was a major gap between rental properties and Big Tech, but SmartRent CEO and Founder Lucas Haldeman found a way to bridge it, as he tells CEO-NA magazine in an interview

    The success of SmartRent Inc. – the first and still only major provider of smart home and property operations solutions for the rental housing industry – boils down to one simple factor: having found a market need and filling it.

  6. SmartRent's new smart home device set to innovate rental housing marketSmartRent's new smart home device set to innovate rental housing market

    SmartRent's New Smart Home Device Set to Innovate Rental Housing Market

    The Alloy SmartHome Hub+, a sophisticated thermostat that doubles as a smart hub, employs Z-Wave technology to offer unprecedented control and automation for both residents and property managers.

  7. This CFO Says Digital IQ Will Define Role in 2024This CFO Says Digital IQ Will Define Role in 2024

    This CFO Says Digital IQ Will Define Role in 2024

    Increasingly, the chief financial officer (CFO) has stepped up to play the navigator role within organizations, as firms big and small look to find sturdy footing in the face of changing macroeconomic conditions and an always-shifting operating environment.

  8. Fool-Proofing Rental Housing: Community Wi-Fi is the Game-ChangerFool-Proofing Rental Housing: Community Wi-Fi is the Game-Changer

    Fool-Proofing Rental Housing: Community Wi-Fi is the Game-Changer

    Our day-to-day lives have become increasingly digital, making access to continuous, reliable, and seamless internet vital. There have been significant improvements in connectivity for consumers, retailers, and residential homes through the availability of fiber and 5G. Yet, only one percent of renters have the connectivity they really want and need with uninterrupted Wi-Fi service. Considering there are more than 100 million apartment renters nationwide, the digital divide is steep.

  9. Mobile Maintenance Continues to Deliver Efficiency and a ‘Good Word’ for BH TechsMobile Maintenance Continues to Deliver Efficiency and a ‘Good Word’ for BH Techs

    Mobile Maintenance Continues to Deliver Efficiency and a ‘Good Word’ for BH Techs

    BH’s mobile maintenance solution continues its long-standing success, particularly among maintenance team staff members, according to Amy Chien, BH’s Director of Strategic Innovations.

  10. SmartRent Names Daryl Stemm as Chief Financial OfficerSmartRent Names Daryl Stemm as Chief Financial Officer

    SmartRent Names Daryl Stemm as Chief Financial Officer

    SmartRent announces the appointment of Daryl Stemm as its Chief Financial Officer.

  11. SmartRent Earns Coveted Spot on Deloitte's 2023 Technology Fast 500™ ListSmartRent Earns Coveted Spot on Deloitte's 2023 Technology Fast 500™ List

    SmartRent Earns Coveted Spot on Deloitte's 2023 Technology Fast 500™ List

    SmartRent announced it has been named on Deloitte’s 2023 Technology Fast 500™ list. Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™ is North America's leading technology awards program, ranking the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life science and energy technology companies.

  12. Report Reveals Unmet Demand for Community WiFiReport Reveals Unmet Demand for Community WiFi

    Report Reveals Unmet Demand for Community WiFi

    Only 1% of renters have the internet service they want, according to research from SmartRent and Parks Associates.

  13. Be Smart About It: Practical AI and Smart Home DeploymentBe Smart About It: Practical AI and Smart Home Deployment

    Be Smart About It: Practical AI and Smart Home Deployment

    Rental housing was slow to embrace AI and smart technology, but the automation wave has finally washed over the industry. Property managers now must decide how deep to wade into the new tech market and what makes sense for their businesses. A sink-or-swim approach isn't necessary, but those who only dip a toe in miss an opportunity to create a competitive advantage by offering an elevated living experience — and retain talent by driving operational efficiencies for on-site associates. AI and smart home solutions deliver convenience across the board, serving residents and property teams alike.

  14. SmartRent: Board Director John Dorman Named to List of Influential LeadersSmartRent: Board Director John Dorman Named to List of Influential Leaders

    SmartRent: Board Director John Dorman Named to List of Influential Leaders

    SmartRent announced that John Dorman, board director, has been named one of the most influential leaders in corporate governance by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as part of their 2023 NACD Directorship 100™, an annual list of leading corporate directors and governance advocates.

  15. The iREIT Podcast - CEO Interview with Lucas HaldemanThe iREIT Podcast - CEO Interview with Lucas Haldeman

    The iREIT Podcast - CEO Interview with Lucas Haldeman

    Brad Thomas Interviews the CEO of SmartRent a Property Tech Firm on this week's The Ground Up Vodcast.

  16. Lucas Haldeman, CEO at SmartRent - The Riderflex PodcastLucas Haldeman, CEO at SmartRent - The Riderflex Podcast

    Lucas Haldeman, CEO at SmartRent - The Riderflex Podcast

    Lucas Haldeman is the visionary Chairman, CEO, and founder of SmartRent, bringing over two decades of innovation in property management technology to the real estate sector. His unique blend of tech product development and hands-on real estate experience has led to pivotal roles, including at Colony Starwood Homes and Beazer Pre-Owned Rental Homes. A Cornell College graduate, Lucas's expertise extends from product development and sales to turning strategic concepts into successful businesses.

  17. How AI Fits Into Property Management's FutureHow AI Fits Into Property Management's Future

    How AI Fits Into Property Management's Future

    Advancements in artificial intelligence promise to bring efficiencies to every property management task, from screening and operations to security and communications. But the technology’s greatest benefit is its ability to wrest control of repetitive tasks, freeing managers to focus greater attention on building a sense of community among residents.

  18. ADI LogoADI Logo

    SmartRent Selects ADI Global Distribution as Preferred Distribution Partner

    SmartRent has entered into an agreement with ADI Global Distribution, a Resideo Technologies, Inc. company, to serve as its preferred distribution partner.

  19. SmartRent Expands Product Line to Include the Smart Package Room SolutionSmartRent Expands Product Line to Include the Smart Package Room Solution

    SmartRent Expands Product Line to Include the Smart Package Room® Solution

    SmartRent has expanded its product line to include the innovative Smart Package Room® system — a true smart package management solution — that transforms package visibility, reduces labor demands, optimizes storage space and enhances resident satisfaction.

  20. Smart Home Technology is More Than HardwareSmart Home Technology is More Than Hardware

    Smart Home Technology is More Than Hardware

    When most people think about “smart home technology,” they immediately envision smart thermostats and lighting, maybe even door locks, doorbells, and motion sensors. They think hardware. But it is the software side of smart home tech that has the biggest impact on the bottom line.

  21. The Wired Side of Connected CommunitiesThe Wired Side of Connected Communities

    The Wired Side of Connected Communities

    Installing managed Wi-Fi in a multifamily community, whether in a new build or retrofit value-add project, requires strategic planning. Hardware and infrastructure setups must be designed and mapped to ensure complete property coverage and deliver maximum benefit to on-site teams and residents. But the advantages are worth the undertaking. Seamless connectivity throughout the community, fully supported proptech and smart home solutions, and the speed and bandwidth to accommodate remote professionals create an unparalleled modern living environment.

  22. People Still Want a Personal ConnectionPeople Still Want a Personal Connection

    Hi, My Name Is: People Still Want a Personal Connection

    As multifamily operators began to expand the technology footprints at their communities, an initial concern in the industry was that on-site teams would lose their personal connection with residents. Because proptech often absorbs the routine tasks that once necessitated person-to-person interactions and eliminates many of the brief touchpoints that associates once had with residents, the fear was that relationships between residents and associates would suffer. That's certainly reasonable, considering many of the proptech solutions deployed during recent years — particularly products designed during the pandemic — were strategically developed to reduce in-person contact.

  23. The People Behind the PerformanceThe People Behind the Performance

    The People Behind the Performance - An Interview with Lucas Haldeman

    In this interview series, our CEO Donald Davidoff sits down with key industry leaders and disruptors to tell the stories of the people behind the performance. Today, we’re joined by Lucas Haldeman, CEO & Founder of SmartRent, the leading provider of smart home and property operations solutions for the rental housing industry.

  24. The Value of Managed WiFiThe Value of Managed WiFi

    The Value of Managed WiFi

    WiFi has been an essential amenity at multifamily communities for years, but resident demands for their WiFi service are changing. With an unprecedented percentage of people working remotely, renters now expect the same connection speeds, portability and reliability that they would enjoy at an office setting. Lapses, lag times and other issues that were once typical are no longer acceptable. Communities with retail or bulk WiFi offerings are seeking upgrade options to better meet their residents' needs.