For builders and developers, constructing a luxury multi-residential dwelling has long meant constructing a building that includes a number of traditional mundane amenities, and wrapping it with high-end interior finishes. But as innovation continues to cultivate our daily lives, a building shell is no longer the standard through which consumers evaluate condominiums or apartment buildings. Today’s most desirable multi-family developments are ones that reflect and reinforce the connectivity of consumer’s ever-evolving lives; innovative, smartphone-centric buildings that connect residents and empower them to control every aspect of their living experience. 

1VALET has set the new standard for multi-family dwellings, transforming them from a space to sleep and store things, into connected, luxury experiences that evolve with their residents. The company has introduced its holistic smart building ecosystem. 

Behind the scenes, 1VALET has been able to take otherwise independent building components and management tasks and combine them into one intuitive, user-friendly building management solution. The platform acts as the operating system of the building, simplifying building management operations for new builds or retrofits, and allowing users to provide a holistic resident experience.

1VALET’s scalable and customizable smart building ecosystem incorporates several core components, including:

Entry System: Interactive and sleek touchscreen consoles replace conventional phone-booth-style intercom dialing in lobbies and vestibules. These highly intelligent entry systems provide frictionless building entry, while also enhancing building security. Smartphone video calling and access logs for all entry attempts informs users of who is attempting to enter the building, while facial recognition, virtual keys and pin codes provide keyless community access for residents, guests, and staff. As well, innovative parcel scanning guarantees first-time package delivery, granting couriers seamless yet secure building access while also allowing for easy drop-offs into the accompanying smart lockers. 

Resident App: 1VALET has empowered residents with its solution, providing them with an intuitive Resident Application that eliminates the persistent hampering of keys, entry calls and maintenance appointments. The application itself acts as an entry key, granting users digital access to different entrances and doors within the community through digital key cards. The app can also be used to submit and schedule maintenance requests, book building amenities, connect residents via a community board, and even order best-in-class services directly to the dwelling via a Service Marketplace. Visiting guests can be sent virtual SMS keys to access the building, and alerts are immediately pushed to residents whenever packages are delivered. 

Management Portal: Managing one or multiple multi-family buildings has never been simpler with 1VALET. Their Property Management Portal allows building managers to access and manage any property remotely through an HD camera network dashboard. They can easily manage resident, guest or vendor access privileges, dispatch elevators to any floor, manage all vital building systems, and receive emergency alerts if building health components reach critical statuses. Even tenant turnover becomes a digital process through one-click door rekeying and resident information removal.