Community Improvements

As a property matures it can be challenging to identify new ways to improve the resident experience and increase revenue. This can be critical to stay in line with a growing and ever competing market. FIDUS can assist you with new or improved community amenities that can drive the property’s leasing potential.

Indoor amenities

Indoor capital improvements to rental properties add extra value and features to residents that can help meet their day to day needs. When you make these improvements you expand their feeling of home beyond their unit and through the whole property. FIDUS are experts in these following indoor amenities.

We specialize in:

  • Business centers
  • Indoor common areas
  • Workout facilities
  • Leasing center remodel
  • Club house remodel
  • Game rooms

Outdoor amenities

Outdoor amenities add curb appeal and spaces for residents to relax and enjoy their community. These community improvements help residents feel as if they are part of their own neighborhood and see their home as more than just their unit. Here are a few examples of outdoor amenities that our team can do for you.

We specialize in:

  • Dog parks
  • Outdoor kitchens
  • Pergolas
  • Private yards
  • Dog wash stations
  • Outdoor common areas

How Community Improvements Different From Maintenance

Community improvements are full scale changes to a rental property that add more features, spaces, and amenities to it’s residents. These improvements help keep the property competitive with the current market and ensure your current and future residents are getting what they want from the property. FIDUS offers several solutions to help keep your property competitive and desired in today’s market.

Is It Time To Improve Your Apartment Community?

If your rental property feels like it is lacking or falling behind newly built communities, it’s time for you to make some changes. When you work with FIDUS we work closely with you to ensure that your vision is realized.

Vice President of Operations, Partner

Lauren Ann Hudler started her career in the multi family industry as a leasing consultant in 1999. Since that time, this San Antonio native completed her Bachelors of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Marketing at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She has also completed three of the four required courses toward obtaining the CCIM Designation.

Lauren has spent the last several years, before joining the FIDUS team, as a Regional Manager for a property management company. She has focused her career on operational efficiency and effectiveness by integrating time and cost saving methods to daily operations and property rehabs. Lauren’s experience provides a unique benefit to our clients with her in depth knowledge of client’s needs and overall goals.

Vice President of Capital Management, Partner

After graduating from Texas A&M University with an Accounting and Finance degree, Jeff spent his first 9 years of his career working in the accounting industry. Jeff earned his CPA in 2003 and did work covering financial accounting to business and personal tax. In 2009, Jeff left the accounting industry and started a small business in the energy efficiency space providing services ranging from energy auditing to mechanical equipment testing as well as LED lighting sales. During this time Jeff worked in coordination with local utilities and municipalities to provide work in over 1,000 different structures. These projects worked with customers in the residential, commercial and multi-family arenas. Jeff earned the trust of all his customers, associates and partners through integrity, communication, hard work and commitment to always ‘getting it right’. As VP of Capital Management and a founding partner, Jeff uses that same commitment supporting all FIDUS clients, members and partners.

President, Partner

With an accounting degree from The University of Texas, Todd Wright began his professional career as a CPA in Austin in the mid ‘80s. He left accounting and a CFO position to start a property management company, beginning a long career as owner of businesses related to the multi-family industry. Over the past 30 years, Todd has forged working relationships that remain strong and solid to this day. He has earned the trust of many large real estate investment firms, property owners and property managers by providing general contracting for large capitol projects and by working with insurance companies on their behalf. Todd is known for his integrity in dealing with his clients, for his commitment to ensure that jobs are well-managed and for his philanthropy in the communities where FIDUS has a presence. The “give-back” culture he has created is fully embraced by his team. As the President and Managing Partner of FIDUS, Todd’s priority is setting the industry standard for project management and communication with clients.