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DALLAS, TX, June 25, 2017 - ApartmentRatings.com has announced the list of 2016 Top Rated Communities and LumaCorp Inc. is proud to share that 22 apartment communities under its management made the list.

  • ​Arbors of Cleburne
  • Deer Wood I & II
  • El Dorado View
  • Fairways at Prestonwood
  • Hulen Oaks
  • Hunter's Hill
  • Indian Creek
  • Marbletree
  • Newport
  • Oaks at Hulen Bend
  • Pace's Crossing
  • Pine Knoll 
  • Piper's Cove
  • Salado
  • Shiloh Oaks
  • Somerset
  • The Courtyard
  • The Manhattan
  • Towne Centre Village
  • Wilson Crossing
  • Woodland Hills


DALLAS, TX, February 25, 2017 - LumaCorp Inc. employees and properties shined at the annual awards banquet. Employees enjoyed dinner, awards, casino games, door prizes and dancing. Congratulations to all the 2016 award winners and to the following Gold Star Property award winners:

  • The Courtyard Apartments in Garland, TX
  • Copper Hill Apartments in Bedford, TX
  • El Dorado View Apartments in Webster, TX
  • Piper's Cove Apartments in Webster, TX
  • Wilson Crossing Apartments in Cedar Hill, TX

 

DALLAS, TX, November 17, 2016 - LumaCorp Inc. proudly announces the addition of Fairways at Prestonwood Apartments in North Dallas to the portfolio of managed apartment communities. Fairways at Prestonwood is conveniently located near Dallas North Tollway and Belt Line Road and offers one, two and three bedroom luxury apartment homes. For more information visit the property website www.fairways411.com or their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/fairwaysatprestonwood.

 

DALLAS, TX, September 16, 2016 - LumaCorp Inc. proudly announces the addition of Newport Apartments in Mesquite to the portfolio of managed apartment communities. Newport is conveniently located near interstates 635 and 30 and offers one and two bedroom apartment homes. For more information visit the property website www.newportapts411.com or their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/NewportApartments.

 

DALLAS, TX, April 6, 2016 - ApartmentRatings.com released their 2015 Top Rated Property Award Winners and LumaCorp is proud to announce that 14 LumaCorp Inc. managed properties made the li​st. According to ApartmentRatings.com "These awards recognize properties with outstanding resident satisfaction ratings as measured on ApartmentRatings.com at the end of 2015." Congratulations to the following:

  • Arbors of Corsicana Apartments in Corsicana, TX
  • Copper Hill Apartments in Bedford, TX
  • Deer Wood Apartments in Lufkin, TX
  • Hulen Oaks Apartments in Fort Worth, TX
  • Indian Creek Apartments in Carrollton, TX
  • Marbletree Apartments in Irving, TX
  • Pace's Crossing Apartments in Denton, TX
  • Pine Knoll Apartments in Longview, TX
  • Salado Apartments in Tyler, TX
  • Shiloh Oaks Apartments in Garland, TX
  • Somerset Apartments in Lewisville, TX
  • Towne Centre Village Apartments in Mesquite, TX
  • Wilson Crossing Apartments in Cedar Hill, TX
  • Woodland Hills Apartments in Irving, TX

 

Dallas, TX February 11, 2016 - Congratulations to The Courtyard Apartments in Garland for ranking in the top 50 apartment communities in the nation according to J Turner and Associates/Multifamily Executive Online Reputation Assessment for 2015. LumaCorp Inc. is so proud of this team for their constant dedication to their residents, and could not ask for a better recognition of their efforts! Click here to see the rankings.


 

Dallas, TX December 15, 2015 - ​In the spirit of LumaCares ™, LumaCorp Inc. apartment communities and management office once again collected toy donations in conjunction with the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas/Apartment Association of Tarrant County for the Marines Toys for Tots campaign. This year's AAGD committee, on which LumaCorp's Kim King serves, along with AATC helped raise over $64,000 in cash donations! Kim and other apartment association members had the pleasure of working with area Marines to purchase toys as can be scene on the following FOX4 News video​


 

Dallas, TX, July 30, 2015 - ​LumaCorp Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Southern Oaks apartments in Fort Worth to the LumaCorp portfolio. Southern Oaks is located 5500 South Hulen Street and joins Hulen Oaks and Oaks at Hulen Bend​ as LumaCorp professionally managed properties in the southwest neighborhoods of Fort Worth.


 

Lufkin, TX, June 27, 2015 - Readers of the Lufkin Daily News have voted Deer Cross the best apartment complex in Lufkin.

 

Dallas, TX, June 10, 2015 - Congratulations to LumaCorp Inc.'s President, Ian Mattingly, for receiving the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas' President's award. AAGD honored Ian for his outstanding contributions to the Association and presented him the award at their annual installation dinner.

 

Dallas, TX, May 11, 2015 - LumaCorp Inc. would like to congratulate our very own Jimmy McClung on his selection as the 2015 NAA Paragon Award CAMT of the Year! This is the first time any LumaCorp employee has received this national award.  He was selected to receive this honor out of hundreds of nominees from across the country, and we could not be more proud. Jimmy will be recognized in front of thousands of our industry peers in Las Vegas next month at the NAA Education Conference.

 

Dallas, TX, March 2, 2015 -  Jim Mattingly and Rich Kelly, co-owners of LumaCorp Inc., are pleased to welcome Ian Mattingly as a new shareholder and principal of LumaCorp. This is a key step in the implementation of the organization's succession plan. Effective March 1, 2015, Ian Mattingly assumed the title, duties and responsibilities of President of LumaCorp.
 
Ian, who previously served as Executive Vice President, has been employed by LumaCorp for 7 ½ years and has worked his way up the organizational ladder, beginning as an on-site property manager. Ian earned his Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) in 2011 and serves as the IREM Accredited Management Organization (AMO) executive for LumaCorp.
 
Prior to joining LumaCorp, Ian worked as an associate real estate broker with Apartment Realty Advisors (ARA) in Denver, Colorado, from April 2005 to May 2007. From August 2001 to April 2005 Ian was employed by Phil Long Auto Dealerships in Denver, Colorado. He worked his way up from sales associate to Manager of Business Development. Ian graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas, the Board of Directors of the Texas Apartment Association Education Foundation and is an alternate to the Board of Directors of the Texas Apartment Association and the National Apartment Association Assembly of Delegates.
 
Ian is joined by two additional newly appointed officers, Larry Orth, CPA, Vice President, Accounting, and Sherry Jordan, CPM,  Vice President, Operations. Jim Mattingly and Rich Kelly will continue to serve as corporate officers and members of LumaCorp's Board of Directors. They are dedicated to the long-term future growth and success of the company.
 
LumaCorp was founded in 1984 as a Texas licensed real estate company specializing in providing property management services for apartment communities across Texas. LumaCorp currently employs 150+ people and provides property management services to 23 apartment communities with an insured value in excess of $400 MM.

 

DALLAS, TX, December 16, 2014 - LumaCorp Inc. proudly announces the addition of Oaks at Hulen Bend  (formerly Township on Hulen Bend) in Fort Worth to the family of LumaCorp communities. A gated community offering one and two bedroom floor plans, Oaks at Hulen Bend is located just moments from the new Chisolm Trail Parkway and Interstate 20. For more information, visit the property website www.oaksathulenbend411.com or their Facebook page.

 

 

DALLAS, TX, December 11, 2014 - LumaCorp Inc. proudly announces the addition of  Hunter's Hill Apartments in Dallas LumaCorp Inc. proudly announces the addition of  Hunter's Hill Apartments in Dallas to the portfolio of managed apartment communities. Hunter's Hill is located near Midway and Frankford and offers one and two bedroom apartment homes in a gated community. For more information visit the property website www.huntershill411.com or their Facebook page.

 

DALLAS, TX, October  1, 2014 -  LumaCorp Inc. proudly announces the addition of  Cleburne Terrace Apartments to the family of LumaCorp communities. Located in Cleburne near the newly opened Chisholm Trail Parkway, Cleburne Terrace offers one, two and three bedroom floor plans. For more information visit the property website www.cleburneterrace411.com or their Facebook page.

 

DALLAS, TX, September 17, 2014 - LumaCorp Inc. is proud to announce that Joe Acosta, Service Manager of Bardin Oaks Apartments in south Arlington, has been awarded the prestigious Tarrant County Apartment Association Maintenance Supervisor of the Year award (under 300 units).

 

WALNUT CREEK, CA, , September 1, 2014  - RentPayment, powered by Yapstone, is offering four lucky rent payers a month, the chance to win $1,000 just for paying their rent through RentPayment.  Contest terms and conditions are located here​ and the promotion runs through October rent collection.

 

DALLAS, TX, July 18, 2014  - The 12th Annual LumaCorp Inc. Take Your Child To Work Day is in full swing today. Associates at several LumaCorp managed apartment communities and the corporate office are enjoying working alongside junior versions of themselves. Kids are attending staff meetings, completing a scavenger hunt and interviewing their sponsor among other fun activities.

 

DALLAS, TX, April 8, 2014 - Congratulations to Dianna McClung, Property Manager of Deer Cross and Deer Wood Apartments in Lufkin, TX, for being elected Vice President of the Piney Woods Apartment Association. Dianna has been actively involved in the PWAA for several years and continues to demonstrate her passion for the apartment industry.

 

DALLAS, TX, April 3, 2014 - LumaCorp Inc. is pleased to announce that Kim Moncibais, Benefits/Accountant for LumaCorp, has been selected from a competitive list of applicants to join the 2014/15 Apartment Association of Greater Dallas Leadership Lyceum. Kim will spend the next year gaining knowledge in association advocacy, membership and management. Past AAGD Lyceum graduates have gone on to chair committees and join the board of the Apartment Association.

 

DALLAS, TX, March 31, 2014 - Congratulations to Jimmy McClung CAMT, ARM, Service Manager over Deer Cross Apartments and Deer Wood Apartments in Lufkin, TX, for his selection as the Texas Apartment Association's 2014 Mary Williams Maintenance Professional of the Year Award!! Winners will be recognized at the TAA Education Conference Awards Brunch on April 26th.

 

DALLAS, TX, March 11, 2014 - ApartmentRatings.com released their 2013 Top Rated Property Award Winners and LumaCorp is proud to announce that 14 LumaCorp Inc. managed properties made the list. According to ApartmentRatings.com "These awards recognize properties with outstanding resident satisfaction ratings as measured on ApartmentRatings.com at the end of 2013." Congratulations to the following:

  • Brookside Apartments in Bryan, TX
  • Copper Hill Apartments in Bedford, TX
  • The Courtyard Apartments in Garland, TX
  • Deer Cross Apartments in Lufkin, TX
  • El Dorado View Apartments in Webster, TX
  • Indian Creek Apartments in Carrollton, TX
  • Pace's Crossing Apartments in Denton, TX
  • Pine Knoll Apartments in Longview, TX
  • Piper's Cove Apartments in Webster, TX
  • Shiloh Oaks Apartments in Garland, TX
  • Somerset Apartments in Lewisville, TX
  • Towne Centre Village Apartments in Mesquite, TX
  • Wilson Crossing Apartments in Cedar Hill, TX
  • Woodland Hills Apartments in Irving, TX

 

DALLAS, TX, February 22, 2014 - J Turner Research, a leader in operational intelligence specifically for the apartment industry, has awarded The Courtyard Apartments in Garland, TX their 2013 National Award for Customer Service Excellence. This award and many others were given out during LumaCorp Inc.'s annual Employee Awards Banquet held at the Frontiers of Flight Museum.

 

DALLAS, TX, December 20, 2013 - Congratulations to Jessica Codero of Fort Worth for winning our "Never Write a Check Again" contest. Jessica paid her rent online using RentPayment's eCheck option during the contest period and won a $500 MasterCard gift card courtesy of RentPayment!!

 
DALLAS, TX, December 9, 2013 - LumaCorp Inc. is pleased to announce that our team members continue to make their mark on the Texas apartment industry! Continuing the trend set by our winners of the Tarrant County Lone Star Awards in September, in a gala celebration in College Station last Friday, our very own Jeannie Sowell of Brookside Apartments, was awarded the Bryan-College Station Property Manager of the Year Award.
 
DALLAS, TX, November 14, 2013 - Congratulations are in order for LumaCorp Inc.'s newest IREM® Accredited Residential Manager designees. This is a prestigious honor for Chelsey Stewart and Amber Clark of Pine Knoll Apartments, Betheny Freeman of Salado Apartments, Danielle Blankenship of Pace's Crossing Apartments and Chanon Fisher of Woodland Hills Apartments. You ladies make us proud!
 
DALLAS, TX, September 20, 2013 -  LumaCorp Inc. is proud to announce that Copper Hill Apartments was named Property of the Year (under 300 units) during the 2013 Tarrant County Apartment Association Lone Star Awards. Also winning an award, was LumaCorp's own Rachel Christopher from Hulen Oaks Apartments as Leasing Consultant of the Year (over 300 units). Congratulations to our winners and nominees!

 

 

 

DALLAS, TX, September 9, 2013 - Apartment Association of Tarrant County (AATC) has released their list of nominees for the 2013 LoneStar Awards. LumaCorp Inc. is proud to have the following employees and property nominated.

 • Leasing Consulant of the Year over 300 units - Rachel Christopher at Hulen Oaks in Fort Worth, Texas

 • Assistant Manager of the Year over 300 units - Hollie Fults at Hulen Oaks in Fort Worth, Texas

 

 • Manager of the Year under 300 units - Martha Johnson at Arbors of Cleburne in Cleburne, Texas

 

 • Service Manager of the Year under 300 units - Joe Acosta at Bardin Oaks in Arlington, Texas


 • Supervisor of the Year  - Malissa Minucci of LumaCorp Inc.

 • Property of the Year under 300 units - Copper Hill Apartments in Bedford, Texas
 

  

DALLAS, TX, August 2, 2013 - LumaCorp Inc. is proud to announce that Arbors of Corsicana Apartments has been named "Best of the Best" for 2013 in the apartment community category by the readers of the Corsicana Daily Sun. This is the second year in a row Arbors of Corsicana has received this honor!

 

DALLAS, TX, July 12, 2013 - Today LumaCorp Inc. is hosting it's associates' children for our 11th Annual LumaCorp Take Your Child to Work Day. Activities include attending a staff meeting, helping with a curb appeal checklist, participating in an online video conference and spending one on one time with their parent/guardian.

 

DALLAS, TX, May 28, 2013 - Apartment Association of Greater Dallas (AAGD) has announced their 2013/2014 Board of Director Nominees and Ian Mattingly, Executive Vice-President of LumaCorp Inc., has been nominated under the Owner/Management division to fill open positions. Installation will be held June 11th at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre.

 

DALLAS, TX, May 8, 2013 - Congratulations to Chris Batangan, Property Manager of Somerset Apartments, for receiving his CPM designation at the IREM® luncheon held today at the Park City Club.

 

DALLAS, TX, May 1, 2013 - LumaCorp Inc. proudly announces the addittion of Marbletree Apartments in Irving, Texas to the family of LumaCorp communities. Marbletree is located in north Irving on Belt Line Road. For more information about the property visit their website at www.Marbletree411.com.

 

DALLAS, TX, September 7, 2012 - Apartment Association of Tarrant County (AATC) has released their list of nominees for the 2012 LoneStar Awards Presented by Maintenance Supply HQ. LumaCorp Inc. is proud to have the following employees and property nominated.

 

  • Leasing Consulant - Rachel Christopher at Hulen Oaks in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Assistant Manager - Chanon Fisher at Bardin Oaks in Arlington, Texas
  • Maintenance Supervisor of the Year under 300 units - Eric Mensing at Copper Hill in Bedford, Texas
  • Property of the Year prior to 2000 - Hulen Oaks Apartments in Fort Worth, Texas
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DALLAS, TX, August 17, 2012 - If you plan to visit to one of the LumaCorp managed apartment communities today, please take a moment to say hello to some very special junior associates. Today LumaCorp Inc. is hosting it's team members' children for their 10th Annual LumaCorp Take Your Child to Work Day. All day kids will be helping their parents and guardians go about their tasks, and hopefully gain some appreciation for the terrific work their parents do every day!
 
CORSICANA, TX, July 16, 2012 - Arbors of Corsicana Apartments, managed by LumaCorp Inc., has been voted the 2012 Best of the Best Apartment Community in Navarro County, by readers of the Corsicana Daily Sun. Property Manager, Kelly Callaway, also received votes in the Best People division. Congratulations to Kelly and her team for such a high honor from the community!
 
DALLAS, TX, March 29, 2012 - Congratulations to Sherry Jordan, Regional Supervisor for LumaCorp Inc., for her selection as the Texas Apartment Association's 2012 Rita Kirby Regional Property Manager of the Year Award!! Read more at TAA.org
 
CARROLLTON, TX, March 28, 2012 - Indian Creek Apartments, managed by LumaCorp Inc., has been voted the #1 Apartment Community in Carrollton, by readers of the Carrollton Leader. Competing against 76 apartment communities with over 10,000 voters participating.
 
FORT WORTH, TX, February 23, 2012 - Congratulations to Enoe Torres, Service Manager at Wilson Crossing Apartments in Cedar Hill, TX, for coming in 4th overall in the annual Maintenance Mania put on by AATC and AAGD. Both Enoe and Julio Merlos, also from Wilson Crossing, scored in the top 20 in several individual events out of 223 registered participants. View results here.
 
DALLAS, TX, February 16, 2012 - The newest issue of the IREM® Dallas Chapter In-Line Magazine features several LumaCorp employees. Congratulations to Ian Mattingly, Executive Vice-President, for receiving his Certified Property Manager designation and Allison Hamrick, Property Manager, for receiving her Accredited Residential Manager designation. Also featured in the magazine were Sherry Jordan, Regional Supervisor, for her committee work, and Jim Mattingly, President, who served as a local industry leader on a panel lead discussion.V​​iew the magazine here.​​​​​​​
 
DALLAS, TX, December 7, 2011 - LumaCorp Inc. proudly announces the addition of Bardin Oaks Apartments (formely Windcastle Apartments) to the family of LumaCorp communities. Located near the I-20 corridor in Arlington, Texas, Bardin Oaks offers residents easy access to the area's prime retail, office and medical locations. For more information, visit the property website at Bardin Oaks or their Facebook page .
 
DALLAS, TX, November 1, 2011 - LumaCorp Inc. properties had a tough time going through all the great entries on their Facebook pages, as over the last six weeks residents posted why they felt they deserved "A Night Out on the Town". Each property selected a winner today with the resident receiving a prize package worth approximately $1,000. LumaCorp has embraced social media as a way to connect with residents and also awarded the property staff with the most page likes their own night out. Congratulations to The Courtyard​ in Garland for having Facebook page likes equal to three times the number of apartment homes in their community.
 
DALLAS, TX, September 28, 2011 - LumaCorp Inc. is pleased to announce that Ian Mattingly has been promoted to Vice President. Ian will continue to work with Rich Kelly on new acquisitions and with Kathy Whitman on management of our existing portfolio of apartment communities. LumaCorp looks forward to Ian’s continued contributions toward growing the company and enhancing the quality of service we provide our investors and residents alike.
 
DALLAS, TX, July 15, 2011 - LumaCorp Inc. and PropertyBridge, a MoneyGram company, are pleased to announce that Michael Howerton of Arbors of Cleburne is the ACH June/July Rent Payment Sweepstakes winner. Michael will be receiving a 16 GB iPad2 with WiFi.
 
DALLAS, TX, March 4, 2011 - LumaCorp Inc. had a strong showing in the annual Maintenance Mania put on by AAGD and AATC. Out of 180 participants, LumaCorp Inc. had three service department personnel score in the top 20.View results here.
 
ARLINGTON, TX, February 26, 2011 - Properties and employees shined at the Lumacorp Inc. annual Employee Awards Banquet. Employees enjoyed dinner, awards, door prizes, dancing and flip books. Big winners were Stacy Boff from El Dorado View for Most Leases, The Courtyard for the Gold Star Award and Salado took the coveted trophy for Income Achievement. Congratulations to all winners for our 2010 successes.
 
DALLAS, TX, Dec. 6, 2010 - LumaCorp Inc. has announced winners in their annual property toy box collection contest. Competition was stiff this year but The Courtyard pulled away with first place with their racing truck with metal pipes and wheels that turned. There was a tie for second place between El Dorado View's train set and Indian Creek's helicopter with moving propeller and lights. All properties are collecting toys or canned goods for local programs such as the Marines Toys for Tots. LumaCorp Inc. would like to thank all employees, residents and vendors who have contributed. View all boxes here.
 
DALLAS, TX., June 11, 2010 - LumaCorp Inc. Property Manager Tonya Hutson featured in IREM® in-line magazine. Read more about IREM's® newest ARM® on page 7.
 
SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., Feb. 24, 2010 - Apartment management company LumaCorp Inc​.​ has cut spending on maintenance, repair and operating supply procurement for its 21 properties since implementing Yardi Procure to Pay™. LumaCorp achieved its goals with Yardi Procure to Pay. This solution integrates online supply catalogs from Yardi SiteStuff with Yardi PAYscan™, which converts paper invoices into electronic transactions in LumaCorp's Yardi Voyager™ property management and accounting system. Online approval routing is automated.

"We offset the cost of implementing Procure to Pay within three months just by eliminating the cost of transporting invoices by courier," said Kathy Whitman, LumaCorp's executive vice president. "The new products and process changes will continue to drive significant cost reductions and let our staff members devote more time to revenue-generating activities."

LumaCorp also elected to take advantage of Yardi's Application Service Provider hosting service so it can access Voyager as software-as-a-service. With ASP hosting, Yardi serves and maintains the Voyager application and database for LumaCorp from its data center, assuming responsibility for all application updates, network security, hardware, bandwidth, and infrastructure, allowing LumaCorp to focus on its principal business.

"LumaCorp has always been a leader among multifamily property managers in deploying leading-edge technology. We are happy they chose Yardi as their technology partner to continue that legacy and execute their current cost-cutting initiatives," said Terri Dowen, Yardi senior vice president of Sales

 

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