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Spread the Word! We’re Giving Away Brand Transformations.

Spread the Word! We’re Giving Away Brand Transformations.

Not everyone is lucky enough to have their own “before” and “after” transformation to celebrate. Maybe you even know someone who could use a brand transformation. Now’s your chance to help your colleagues achieve marketing success! We love having you as a client and...

LYSTN Podcast Episode 1: Let’s Start with a Story

LYSTN Podcast Episode 1: Let’s Start with a Story

We’re so proud and excited to announce our latest project: our very own podcast! LYSTN will host Catalyst team members and industry experts, and explore the ins and outs of marketing, specifically in the real estate sector. In the inaugural episode, we’re interviewing...

Jamie Matusek Promoted to Catalyst President

Jamie Matusek Promoted to Catalyst President

Marketing Agency Celebrates 10 Years and Reinvention Under Matusek's Leadership AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - March 30, 2017) - Catalyst, an Austin-based agency specializing in integrated marketing for student and multifamily housing, announced today that Jamie Matusek...

Catalyst 10-Year Celebration

Catalyst 10-Year Celebration

Enter Our Giveaway Today to Win a $10,000 Marketing Package! We'll help you get somewhere better. Learn More Learn More Hi, we’re Catalyst, an Austin-based digital marketing and communications agency specializing in student and multifamily housing. This month, we’re...

Is Micro Student Housing the Solution to High Rents?

Is Micro Student Housing the Solution to High Rents?

Guest Blog by Places4Students.com Along with the proliferation of purpose-built student housing, research has shown that the overall price of student housing has been rising. While prices have been consistently rising, the average distance from campus has been...

Catalyst Adds Three Clients to its Multifamily Portfolio

Catalyst Adds Three Clients to its Multifamily Portfolio

Marketing Agency Chosen for its Proven Success, Real Estate Expertise AUSTIN, TX: Catalyst, an Austin-based agency specializing in creative marketing for student and multifamily housing, has signed three new clients:  Cityscape Residential, South Texas Capital...

Rebranding a Billion-Dollar Portfolio — In Less Than 6 Weeks.

Rebranding a Billion-Dollar Portfolio — In Less Than 6 Weeks.

Case Study: Managing a Billion-Dollar Balancing Act Download the case study to see how Catalyst rebranded a $1.2 billion, 19-property acquisition for Campus Advantage in less than six weeks. <div data-configid="12203152/45199818" style="width:100%; height:550px;"...

Catalyst VP to Present at Student Housing Conference

Catalyst VP to Present at Student Housing Conference

Jamie Matusek to Share Marketing Tips and Trends for National Apartment Association Industry Event AUSTIN, TEXAS (Feb. 10, 2017) -- Catalyst, an Austin-based agency specializing in marketing for student and multifamily housing, announced today that Vice President...

Catalyst Wins Three Davey Awards

Catalyst Wins Three Davey Awards

Marketing Agency Recognized for Creativity in Reaching Millennials AUSTIN, TX:  Catalyst, an Austin-based agency specializing in marketing for student and multifamily housing, was honored at the 12th annual Davey Awards for the agency’s Dobie Twenty21 Summer...

Popups Causing Google Penalties on Mobile Devices

Popups Causing Google Penalties on Mobile Devices

On January 10, 2017, Google released a penalty for what it calls mobile interstitials (i.e. popup-type elements blocking a website’s content on mobile devices). An update on January 10 to the Google Webmaster Blog’s press release on the mobile interstitials penalty...

Case Study: How a Property Increased Rankings 279%

Case Study: How a Property Increased Rankings 279%

Case Study: How a Property Increased Rankings 279% The Luxx is one of the top student apartment options for UT-San Antonio students, but it was nowhere near the top of applicable search engine queries. In other words, apartment hunters didn’t even know this...

How the Mobile Generation is Changing Student Housing

How the Mobile Generation is Changing Student Housing

How the Mobile Generation Is Changing Student Housing 51.92% of student housing website traffic comes from mobile devices. With Generation Z coming into the student housing market, mobile is now a crucial factor to student housing success. We’ve looked into the data...

Catalyst Adds to its Google Partner Status

Catalyst Adds to its Google Partner Status

Mobile Advertising Specialization Underlines Agency’s Knowledge, Expertise in Digital Marketing AUSTIN, TX: Catalyst, an Austin-based agency specializing in creative marketing for student and multifamily housing, has earned the Mobile Advertising specialization as...

Catalyst Selected by Walton RRA Homes LLC

Catalyst Selected by Walton RRA Homes LLC

Marketing Agency Hired to Drive Strategy for New Austin Development AUSTIN, TX, Sept. 27, 2016 -- Catalyst, an Austin-based agency specializing in marketing for student and multifamily housing, announced today that Walton RRA Homes LLC has hired the agency to develop...

Two Big Changes to Apartment Results in Google Search

Two Big Changes to Apartment Results in Google Search

In an effort to improve the quality of searches for apartment complexes, Google has added some interesting new features to search results that are going to have a dramatic effect for apartment website traffic. Change #1: Apartment Comparison Tables and Charts The...

Case Study: The Verge

Case Study: The Verge

The Verge Services: Branding, Logo Development, Web Design Location: Orlando, FL University Affiliation:The University of Central Florida The Challenge Catalyst was engaged to rebrand a newly acquired property in the Orlando, Florida market serving students at the...

Use Strategic Marketing Tactics to Boost Your Leasing

Use Strategic Marketing Tactics to Boost Your Leasing

How an Austin Property Boosted Leasing 37% in Less Than One Month Acquiring a new property, changing management teams, and getting CapEx improvements underway is enough to take any staff’s attention away from leasing, but that didn’t stop Dobie Twenty21 in Austin,...

Case Study: AXIS 360

Case Study: AXIS 360

It’s Never Too Early to Start Pushing Renewals Residents may have just moved in, but there’s no better time to convince them to stay for another year. Start marketing to your current residents early so you aren’t in trouble down the line. Plus, the best customer you...

Multi-Housing News: Coming of Age: Marketing to Baby Boomers

Multi-Housing News: Coming of Age: Marketing to Baby Boomers

In case you missed it, our own Jamie Matusek was featured on Multi-Housing News discussing marketing housing to the Baby Boomer generation. As Baby Boomers continue flooding the rental pool, they have become a market segment that is increasingly critical to overall...

Brand Magnetism

Brand Magnetism

Learn About the Benefits of an Exceptional Brand Download the white...

SHB: Marketing to Parents of Millennials

SHB: Marketing to Parents of Millennials

In case you missed it, our own Jamie Matusek was recently featured on StudentHousingBusiness.com discussing marketing to the parents of millennials. There has been a lot of information published on how to effectively market to millennials. Ultimately, millennials want...

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