SBH 1024x384 - Cardinal Group Awarded Two SHB Innovator Award for Best In-House Management Innovation Award and Best Package & Offering of Amenities

DENVER, CO – April 26, 2024 – Cardinal Group is proud to have been awarded two Student Housing Business Innovator Awards for Best In-House Management Innovation for CX3 and Best Package and Offering of Amenities. The Student Housing Innovator Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in student housing management. The Best In-House Management Innovator Award recognizes the management company that created positive change results through an in-house initiative that brought positive NOI to multiple properties.

The CX3 platform exemplifies Cardinal’s leadership in the student housing industry. This advanced centralized operating platform is designed to deliver operational efficiencies, enhance customer experience, and reduce operating expenses. Powered by cutting-edge technologies like Elise AI and RentDynamics, CX3 is a comprehensive solution that meets the evolving needs of today’s customers through seamless mobile communications and enhanced self-service opportunities.

“We are thrilled to lead the student housing industry in centralization through our robust CX3 platform. Cardinal Group’s focus on the experience of our customers, clients, and Cardinal team members continues to differentiate our management efforts, and centralization has become an increasingly important component of our formula for the future. Centralization has created new efficiencies and streamlined our operational processes while allowing our onsite teams to focus more on in-person needs to create meaningful interactions with our residents. This has led to enhanced resident satisfaction and improved work experience for both our on-site and centralized team members. CX3 has been a valuable tool in optimizing operations, job satisfaction, community and resident experience.” commented Jacob Kosior, VP of Centralized Services, Cardinal Group.

Cardinal is also pleased to announce the Best Package and Offering of Amenities award for REV College Station. Cardinal was awarded management of the REV community in November 2022 and saw the community through a successful lease-up in 2023 and welcome residents into the community this academic year.

To learn more about the SHB Innovator Awards, visit 2024 SHB Innovator Awards website.

About Cardinal Group Companies

Cardinal Group Companies (“CGC”) is a fully integrated real estate management, investment, construction, development, and marketing firm focused on multifamily and student housing throughout the country. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, CGC affiliate companies are all firmly built atop the company’s “Cardinal Culture.” Since 2007, CGC has been operating successful partnerships focused on creating efficiency and above-market performance via their commitment to challenging the status quo of the industry. To date, Cardinal Group Companies has developed several best-in-class initiatives, which have earned the company national recognition year after year. Cardinal Group Companies’ management platform oversees over 40,000 units nationwide, including 11,000 conventional and affordable housing units and over 90,000 student housing beds across the U.S., including Cardinal Group, Companies’ owned portfolio, and third-party managed properties.

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