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Personnel Changes at ELS

July 5th, 2012 Comments off

RVBusiness tells us that Ellen Kelleher, vice president-property management at Equity Lifestyle Properties (ELS) for almost 20 years, is retiring at the end of the year. Her duties will be assumed by others in the organization. Other personnel changes, and their new positions include: Peter Underhill, senior vice president-revenue management; Ron Bunce, senior vice president West Operations; Brad Nelson, senior vice president East Operations; Seth Rosenberg, senior vice president of marketing; Jim Phillips, senior vice president, sales; and Dave Kozy, vice president, customer relations. MHProNews.com has learned ELS has an interest in or controls 382 MH and RV communities in the U.S. and British Columbia, Canada, consisting of 141,077 sites.

(Image credit: Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc.)

Debby Damages MHC in Florida

July 4th, 2012 Comments off

TBO reports Tropical Storm Debby swept through Suncoast Gateway Mobile Village in Port Richey, Florida, damaging the underside, insulation, under support, and air conditioning units of many of the homes. President Obama declared a major disaster area in five Fla. counties, making them eligible for federal funding including low-cost loans to cover uninsured damage, grants for temporary housing and home repairs, and programs to help businesses recover. The 14 inches of rain led to some residents of the community being rescued by boat. MHProNews.com has learned Mike Rosenhagen of Carefree Property Management, operator of Suncoast Gateway, said the county’s neglect of the community’s culvert draining system resulted in water stagnating in parts of Suncoast.

(Photo credit: TBO/Andy Jones—Larry Oberg spraying away debris in aftermath of Debby)

Composite Panels Form Affordable Modular Housing

May 10th, 2012 Comments off

ReinforcedPlastics says MSP Property Management & Development Company, a real estate developer and manager in the Caribbean, has agreed to buy modular homes for a housing project in Antigua from Innovative Composites International (ICI). As we last reported April 6, 2012, at MHProNews.com, ICI’s new Ecoscape plant in Orangeburg, SC will open this month and will supply MSP with 30 of the modular homes as part of Phase I of the project. Constructed from glass fiber reinforced polypropylene skins, the homes are designed to withstand earthquakes and hurricanes, and resist rot, mold, and insects. The homekits will be assembled by local labor to help address the need for affordable housing in Antigua, and may eventually number over 150 modular units.

(Image credit: ReinforcedPlastics/ICI)