With the brand new 12 months in full swing, the omicron variant has continued to forged a shadow of uncertainty as new developments are dropped at gentle. However regardless of the challenges related to the continuing pandemic, there’s one factor that’s sure — 2022 is predicted to be an enormous 12 months for journey and tourism in Escambia and Santa Rosa County.
Notably in Perdido Key.
“That is an space that shall be seeing substantial development,” Perdido Properties proprietor Adam Stergion mentioned. “It’s already occurring.”
In response to the 2020 census, there are almost 13,000 housing models. Of these models, renters occupy greater than 40% of them.
“Whenever you personal a trip rental and also you place it into the arms of a property administration firm, they might be managing a whole lot or hundreds of different rental models,” Stergion mentioned. “Everyone seems to be getting purchased out by nationwide firms. It’s now extra vital than ever to carry it again to a extra private contact.”
Regardless that Stergion and his enterprise accomplice, Cristian Garcia, are strictly focusing their efforts in Perdido Key, they’re additionally turning to nationwide itemizing platforms and utilizing their web site to increase its digital footprint.
“Our properties are featured on Airbnb, VRBO, Reserving.com and hostaway,” Garcia mentioned. “We’re additionally within the technique of implementing built-in software program to make sure that there are not any double bookings.”
Garcia, at the moment learning finance on the College of West Florida, is the quantity cruncher of the dynamic duo. With mixed expertise in housekeeping, property administration and renovations, Garcia and Stergion are additionally in a position to provide upkeep, housekeeping, cleansing and renovations to their checklist of providers.
“These properties will be beat up a bit with fixed rental visitors,” Stergion mentioned. “It’s vital to place in that further love and a spotlight into them frequently.”
However what actually stands Perdido Properties other than the remaining, is the way it buildings its providers. Property homeowners should purchase month-to-month cleansing, housekeeping and upkeep packages with Perdido Properties with out ever enrolling their property into the rental program. Providing these providers ala carte fashion, although unusual, opens the door to constructing a relationship with the proprietor.
“We see our homeowners as companions,” Stergion mentioned. “It provides us a foot within the door, as a result of they’re interviewing us, simply as a lot as we’re interviewing them. Their trip rental can also be a second residence for homeowners. We wish them to additionally come again residence, take pleasure in their time right here, and we even provide a present basket for our renters and homeowners as a approach to present our appreciation.”
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For Stergion and Garcia, it’s additionally all about household.
Perdido Properties lately reduce the ribbon with the Perdido Key Chamber of Commerce Jan. 14. Nevertheless it’s not the one new enterprise taking form at 13564 Perdido Key Drive.
Coastal Paradise Actual Property additionally opened its doorways, with Stergion’s mother Agnes serving as managing dealer.
“I’ve been right here since 1996, so that is actually a rebranding for me,” Stergion mentioned. “I used to be driving alongside and the identify ‘Coastal Paradise Actual Property’ simply caught. All of it fell into place. Nonetheless, I’m so excited for Adam and Cristian. All the things is new for them. I’ve additionally been associates with Cristian’s mom for years. They’ve precisely
what it takes to succeed.”
Perdido Properties is open seven days every week, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. For extra data, go to perdido-properties.com or name 404-849-0454.
Kalyn Wolfe is a contract columnist for the Information Journal. Ship new enterprise tricks to [email protected]
This text initially appeared on Pensacola Information Journal: Perdido Properties providing trip rental administration providers