Apartments Deal With Avalanche of Amazon Packages

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“It’s astounding the changes I’ve seen over the years,” said Janet Anderson, vice president of operations for Plymouth-based Dominium.

“I had a property in Eden Prairie where that was part of our service, delivering packages,” she said. “We just couldn’t keep up with the packages. It went through the roof.”

The company now is building storage rooms with security cameras in new properties and adding them to existing properties whenever possible. Drivers and tenants pick up a key fob, basically an automated keyless entry device, at the office and return it when they’re done. The process is based on the honor system – with a back-up.

“There are occasional issues with theft, which is why we use cameras,” she said.

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