Many apartment operators have worked diligently to improve their pet-friendliness levels. And if pet friendliness wasn’t already a primary focus, it definitely should be now.
While pet data has always existed in some capacity, it has seldom been granular enough to be useful for apartment operators.
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Mitigating revenue loss has always been a primary concern for multifamily operators. But as with everything else, the pandemic has magnified the impact of any financial shortcomings and cast an enormous spotlight on a problem that needs to be solved immediately.
While the pandemic has yielded few winners, pets would tend to disagree.
They are receiving more walks, playtime activities and overall attention from their suddenly homebound owners. As we recently alluded to, adoption rates have spiked during the pandemic, which has left many shelters empty. Foster activity has seen a pronounced uptick, as well.