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Papa Murphy's Joins the AMTdirect Community

Posted by Amber Bigler Newman

5/18/17 2:11 PM


AMTdirect is happy to welcome Papa Murphy's to our growing family of customers. They join other top restaurants, retailers, universities, and healthcare organizations who have chosen the leader in lease management and location optimization.

Papa Murphy's the franchisor and operator of the largest Take 'n' Bake pizza chain in the United States. They offer fresh, hand-crafted pizzas ready for customers to bake at home. The company was founded in 1981 and currently operates more than 1,550 franchised and corporate-owned fresh pizza stores in the US, Canada, and United Arab Emirates. Papa Murphy's core purpose is to bring all families together through food people love with a mission to create fun, convenient and fulfilling family dinners. 

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Topics: Customers

AMTdirect Adds Offices in 3 New Cities

Posted by Amber Bigler Newman

2/8/17 6:50 PM

Leading real estate software and services firm expands to keep up with market demand

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – February 9, 2017 – AMTdirect, the leading provider of real estate management software and expert professional services, announced that it has opened offices in New York City, NY; Austin, TX; and Nashville TN. The expansion is a response to extraordinary momentum and sales growth. The new locations add to existing offices in Sacramento, CA; Orlando, FL; and the firm’s headquarters in Charlotte, NC.

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Topics: Press Releases

FASB 842 - 6 Potential Points of Failure

Posted by Amber Bigler Newman

2/3/17 2:12 PM

If you are like most of our customers, you are starting to think about how your organization will comply with the new FASB lease accounting standards. For a lot of the folks we talk to, it is starting to sink in that this change may double the balance sheet. There’s a lot to unpack about that.

You’ve likely heard from other software companies, perhaps even the auditors about software solutions that can perform the FASB 842 calculations for the new standard. That’s certainly a piece of the puzzle, but our clients who are well down the path to compliance have discovered that this is much more than a question of getting the math right.

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Topics: FASB

University of Florida Selects AMTdirect

Posted by Amber Bigler Newman

12/12/16 6:18 AM

AMTdirect couldn't be happier that the University of Florida has decided to join our list of esteemed higher education customers. Welcome Gators!

The University of Florida is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university on a 2,000-acre campus in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida and traces its origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its Gainesville campus since September 1906! University of Florida students, numbering 49,535 during the fall 2014 semester, come from more than 130 countries, and all 50 states.

 
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Topics: Customers

Amazon to Open Physical Grocery Store with No Check Out Lines

Posted by Amber Bigler Newman

12/8/16 6:10 PM

Amazon.com this week announced that it will open a physical grocery store called Amazon Go. The move potentially changes the competitive landscape, with Amazon making a play for the dollars typically spent in traditional grocery stores and big box stores. At just 1,800 square feet, Amazon Go could also provide an alternative for what are called "fill-in trips," quick errands when shoppers need just a couple of items. Often these are trips to convenience stores or drugstores, so the move could also challenge outlets like 7-11 and Walgreens.

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Topics: Retail

Lease Administrator's Guide to the New Accounting Standards

Posted by Amber Bigler Newman

10/27/16 6:12 PM

Over the last few months, we've had the opportunity to chat with many of our customers and other real estate management professionals about the pending changes to the FASB and IFRS lease accounting standards.

Upon first glance, many people on real estate and leasing teams understood this to be something that would only impact folks on the accounting side. But the reality is that the changes will have significant impacts on the lease managment side of the house as well.

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Topics: FASB