What powers us

Our Technology

Essence Communities utilizes a multi-platform, integrated technology system to ensure seamless operations and a positive resident experience across property management, leasing, marketing, finance, and human resources.

Key components of our technology and platforms include

Marketing Tech Stack

A high-functioning website with APIs to external lead generators, a booking engine for online bookings and applications, and integration with Google Suite analytics to monitor performance.

Online Payment Gateways

Integration with secure online payment gateways to facilitate easy rent payments and other transactions for residents.

Human Resources Tech Stack

A comprehensive Human Resource System to recruit, retain, and reward high-quality staff for the efficient operation of the properties managed by Essence Communities.

Customised Residential App and Community Portal

A dedicated app and online portal for residents to connect with each other, access property information, participate in community events, and communicate with property management staff.

Property Management System (PMS)

Essence uses best-in-class property management software, such as StarRez, Console, or Yardi (depending on client requirements), to effectively manage properties, leases, and tenant information.

Finance Tech Stack

Automated accounts payable processes and data transfer from the PMS to Dynamics 365 Business Central ERP system for timely and accurate financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting, as well as dashboarding and analytics in MS Power BI.

Place Making Eco System

Curating a community using the Resident App and Community Access portal as the foundation, allowing residents to connect, network, contribute content, and access events available within the property.

Essence Communities‘ technology and platforms enable them to deliver consistent, high-quality services while providing a seamless and efficient experience for residents and property owners.