What Does an Apartment Maintenance Technician Do?

Posted by Beth Jaeger on May 9, 2017 10:47:00 AM

The skilled trades offer great career opportunities for those who like working with their hands. Apartment maintenance technician is one of the many positions that can provide a great wage without requiring expensive and time-consuming post-high school education to get started. For an apartment maintenance technician, the important thing is to have the practical skills necessary to get the job done right, on time, and with a positive, helpful attitude.

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Topics: Human Resources, Residential Property Management, Hubbell Realty

What Does a Construction Superintendent Do?

Posted by Beth Jaeger on Feb 13, 2017 8:23:00 AM

A construction superintendent is a high-level craft professional who manages day-to-day operations throughout the construction process. Whether they initially enter the industry through apprenticeship programs or two- or four-year degree programs, construction superintendents have gained substantial hands-on and supervisory experience in their field so they’re able to take on the multifaceted responsibilities each project entails.


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Topics: Human Resources

What Does an Apartment Manager Do?

Posted by Darcy Valline on Jan 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Apartment managers can make a big difference in the day-to-day quality of life for residents. They work in a wide range of capacities to ensure smooth operations, responsiveness to residents’ needs, and the overall success of their community. If you’re wondering whether this job would be a good fit for you, read on to learn more about what it entails.

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Topics: Human Resources, Residential Property Management, Apartment Living

What Does a Construction Project Manager Actually Do?

Posted by Casey Port on Oct 6, 2016 3:54:27 PM

It’s the end of Construction Week 2016, but the work never stops in a city like Des Moines. Whether it is downtown residential developments like Dwell, Verve, or Cityville or projects throughout the metro like the fourth building at the Grimes Distribution Center or commercial projects in the growing city of Waukee, our project managers are the traffic cop at a very busy intersection. But what exactly is the role of the project manager in the development of property?

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Topics: Trends in Development, Human Resources, Real Estate, Construction

Being a Part of the Hubbell Realty Team

Posted by Beth Jaeger on Jun 20, 2016 11:00:00 AM

 Hubbell Realty has a proud 160-year history of building and shaping central Iowa. From erecting the tallest building west of the Mississippi in 1913 to establishing Iowa’s first conservation community in 2005 and continuing today to expand housing opportunities in downtown Des Moines, Hubbell is always seeking to find new and better ways to serve the community.

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Topics: Human Resources

Construction Careers Offer Abundant Trades Opportunities

Posted by Beth Jaeger on Oct 20, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Benefits and Costs of a 4-Year Degree


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Topics: Human Resources