Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Apartment residents connecting online at CommonFloor

November 17th 2009, Liffy Thomas, CHENNAI: For over a couple of months, the Shankars only knew a few neighbours in their new, 194-odd apartment complex on Rajiv Gandhi Salai. Blame it on today’s fast-paced world in which one finds little time to mingle. But, many often hope that an understanding neighbour would give a helping hand during a contingency...

Associations with not-so-tech-savvy members are taking help to design the online platform. Bangalore-based start-up www.CommonFloor.com claims to have its presence in 22 cities.

In Chennai, the company has designed the online apartment management tool for around 1,500 communities, where services like maintenance fee tracker, issue tracker, SMS reminders for active residents and owners’ association members come installed. Online communities help address issues effectively, particularly when members have no time to attend association meetings......

Ceebros Mayfair Owners and Residents, Velachery, and YS Enclave Owners and Residents, Virugambakkam, are among those using technology to stay connected.

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