Author Archives: Kayla Prestwood

Hawthorne’s Online Reputation

Online reputation is a top priority in today’s world. Renters see online reviews and ratings as directly linked to the level of service they will receive when visiting a community. Receiving high marks online tells the world that your community is dedicated to a high level of service – or in Hawthorne lingo – you’re…

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What a Great 2014! We Are Ready for 2015!

We had a very busy 2014 with the addition of over 3,300 units to our management portfolio including over 1,200 units purchased through Hawthorne sponsored acquisitions.  Let’s take a peek at 2014 and what’s ahead in the coming year!   2014 brought new markets including Birmingham, AL; Victoria, TX; and Kennesaw, GA New acquisitions meant…

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Embrace the Race

Hawthorne rang in their 5th Anniversary with style during the 2014 Annual Leadership Conference!  The theme, Embrace the Race, captures an important message – that we are the drivers of our results.  We are in charge of what is achieved and accomplished as we look forward into 2014 and to Hawthorne’s next 5 years.  Hawthorne is…

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What Makes Hawthorne Thankful?

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and 2013 has been a year to be thankful for within Hawthorne. So, what is Hawthorne thankful for this year?   1. YOU: The people within Hawthorne along with those we serve are truly what make Hawthorne special. THANK YOU!     2. Growth: The communities we’ve acquired this…

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A Peek at Hawthorne’s 4th Annual Leadership Conference…

Wow…time flies and Hawthorne’s 4th Annual Leadership Conference has already come and gone.  Three days filled with top-notch education and professional development as well as lots of time catching up with old friends and making new ones. The theme of this conference was “Soar High” which challenges each and every member of the company to…

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Hawthorne’s Story

“So…FORGET ABOUT: Telling your own story, and listen to the story of others. ASK:What is your story?”   From “25 Ways To Win With People” by John Maxwell; as seen in a “Live It Tip of the Week” by Samantha Davenport What is your story? It’s a small but powerful question.   I have always…

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