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The Value of Branding

The Value of Branding

As Real Estate professionals, Branding is the foundation your company will build off. Strong branding supports every aspect of your business, from client relationships to advertising efforts, branding serves as a vital piece of any company’s success puzzle.

Building Familiarity

Branding is the practice of creating a distinct and memorable image for your product or service. A creative logo, color palette, and slogan all contribute to the recognizability of your company. In a competitive environment like Real Estate, strong branding ensures your company stands out from the pack which helps establish your company as an industry leader.

Building Trust

Successful branding not only creates familiarity but builds trust. Good branding tells the story of your company. It conveys your core values and narratives while allowing your company to display its industry knowledge. Branding starts with familiarity but turns to trust as each logo, color palette, and slogan of your company becomes synonymous with the people, stories, and experience that have shaped your company.

Putting it Together

In Property Management, branding can be the difference between a vacant unit sitting empty, and a property fully occupied with market rents. At Targa, our brand sets us apart from the competition and carefully positions us as industry leaders in the Real Estate Industry.

Providing a diverse range of clients with expert knowledge of the field, we take great care to listen, understand, and respond to your needs with efficiency and integrity every step of the way.

With the latest industry insight paired with firsthand access to modern Real Estate tools, Targa’s brand has become synonymous with quality property management through deep industry knowledge, integration of property management services, extensive marketing, and a large community outreach to support both short- and long-term goals of maximizing returns.

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Meet Edgecliff Apartments, The Newest Addition To The Targa Family

Meet Edgecliff Apartments, The Newest Addition To The Targa Family

Targa Real Estate has a new property to introduce! Edgecliff Apartments is nestled near Commencement Bay in the historic Stadium District. Read on to learn more about the inspired features and amenities that await.

Luxury Amenities

Residents enjoy modern layouts with luxury and comfort in mind. The Edgecliff boasts stylish living and spacious floor plans in studio and one-bedroom layouts. In addition, the residential community is pet-friendly.

Connect with Nature

The Edgecliff Apartments are within walking distance of the beautiful Wright Park, a lush arboretum. Its 27 acres feature 600 types of trees, some over 100 years old. What's more, you can take a leisurely stroll or learn about the different native trees. Thanks to the tree tagging project, many trees feature signs that list the tree's scientific and common names as well as what area they're from. With a walking loop, basketball court, and horseshoe pits, you're sure to find fun activities to pass summer afternoons.

Cherished History

Located in the historic Stadium District, the building and neighborhood are rich with history. These floor plans overlook calming views of Commencement Bay. Additionally, historic Stadium High School with its iconic cliffside stadium is right down the way. You'll love admiring the school's French revival style on a walk to area entertainment and restaurants.

Local Shops and Restaurants

There are tons of local shops and businesses to enjoy in the Stadium District. Not only that, but you have your pick of area restaurants and breweries nearby. We've also got you covered for basic staples like grocery stores and pharmacies. With some eateries within walking distance, you have many options for grabbing a quick meal or enjoying dinner and entertainment.

To experience firsthand the look and feel of luxury living in Tacoma, contact us today. Our property management team would love to show you around our vibrant communities.

Copperline at Point Ruston: A Stunning Addition to Targa Real Estate

Copperline at Point Ruston: A Stunning Addition to Targa Real Estate

We are excited to announce yet another addition to the Targa Real Estate family. Situated in Tacoma, Washington, Copperline at Point Ruston fits into our portfolio effortlessly with its heightened style and charm.

Property Description

This community offers one, two, and three-bedroom open-concept layouts with areas from 895 to 1,368 square feet. Restful shoreline and village views are taken in from private patios and oversized windows. The kitchens can only be described as beautifully gourmet with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, and shaker-style cabinetry. Nine-foot ceiling heights and wood-style plank flooring are perfect dashes of modern style.


A wide selection of restaurants, entertainment, and stores are just a short walk away in the village at Point Ruston in addition to banking and medical access. Commencement Bay's shoreline is just a stone's throw away. Peaceful morning walks along Point Ruston's nearby paths and trails are a priceless way to spend your days.


From business center to billiards, walking trails to WiFi, Copperline at Point Ruston offers features residents love. The community is pet-friendly with no weight restrictions. Residents can conveniently pay rent and place service requests online.

To find out more about this or other properties in the Targa portfolio, contact us today.

Introducing 12th Street Storage!

Introducing 12th Street Storage!

12th Street Storage, located on South Highland Avenue in Tacoma, Washington, is the newest addition to the Targa family.

Open seven days a week, this facility allows convenient access and is enclosed by a fence. With a security code and an individual alarm in each unit, you can rest assured your belongings are safe.

Additionally, these units are temperature-controlled and there is a fire sprinkler system, assuring your personal belongings are protected no matter what. Find your perfect unit, and choose from layouts ranging from 5x5 feet to 10x20.

Your storage needs are covered when you choose 12th Street Storage. Contact the team today to find your ideal unit.

Targa Real Estate has been a leader in self storage management for over three decades now. By meeting the strict requirements set by National Self Storage owners and Real Estate Investment Trusts, we guarantee quality care of your belongings.

Are you interested in learning more about what Targa offers? As a leading property management company in Washington, Targa has been a pioneer in the industry for over 30 years. Let Targa be your source for property management, real estate investment consultations, receivership, and accounting. Or, if you're looking for your dream apartment in the Seattle-Tacoma area, check out all of our stunning communities.

Call today to see what Targa can do for you.

Michael Petramalo Featured in Top 100 People in Real Estate & 40 Under 40 Magazines

Michael Petramalo Featured in Top 100 People in Real Estate & 40 Under 40 Magazines

We are thrilled to announce that Michael Petramalo, president of Targa Real Estate, is featured in the Top 100 People in Real Estate and Top 40 Under 40 magazines. In honor of this achievement, we reflect on all he has done for the company thus far and look forward to a bright future together.

Michael Petramalo's Journey

Michael has almost two decades of real estate experience. Since joining the company in 2002 and then taking on the role of president in 2012, Michael has garnered a range of impressive accomplishments. Targa has more than doubled in size under his leadership. With a team of 150 and an impressive list of nearly 100 clients in the Seattle-Tacoma area, Michael has always ensured that the company prioritizes delivering the very best service and products. Outside the business, Michael has personally invested in more than a dozen properties, giving him a unique level of experience and expertise that has served his clients well. Read more about Michael Petramalo's accomplishments on his Top 100 Magazine profile.

From Family Business to Industry Leader

Targa Real Estate was founded by Michael's father in 1987. What began as a small family operation swiftly grew into an industry leader, serving both domestic and international clients, and specializing in property management, real estate investment consultation, accounting, and more. We pride ourselves on giving each client individualized attention. This client-first attitude, combined with over thirty years of experience, sets Targa apart from our competitors. The efficacy of our approach is evident in the results we produce. In 2020 alone, Targa acquired nearly $20 million in assets and significantly expanded our third-party management division. We manage over 150 properties and millions of square feet of commercial and self-storage space, and we continue to grow.

Find out more about Targa Real Estate's story and services. For owners and investors interested in Tacoma, WA property management, contact us to learn how Targa can help you.

Targa Announces Bayside Gardens Acquisition

Targa Announces Bayside Gardens Acquisition

With the increasing demand for multifamily residences, Targa Real Estate Services, Inc., is stepping up its property management portfolio. We’re excited to announce the acquisition of Bayside Gardens, which is known for its classic charm and location in the most scenic part of Tacoma.

Bayside Gardens

In keeping with Targa's expertise in property management and excellence, we were excited at the opportunity to invest in our latest acquisition. Bayside Gardens is incredibly charming and an ideal home to all. Boasting tons of wonderful features in a gorgeous setting, we can’t wait to welcome Bayside Gardens to the Targa family.

A Portrait of Bayside Gardens

The most exciting aspect of Bayside Gardens is the breathtaking scenery it offers to its dwellers, including a view of Mount Rainier and Commencement Bay. With its extensive acreage, there is space for picnics, gatherings, and sunbathing. Bayside Garden is also a short walk to the area’s best groceries and restaurants. In a nutshell, everything you may need is just a short distance from home!

Visit our website to discover more about how we manage our properties and learn more about our extensive portfolio. As always, don't hesitate to contact us with questions!

 Introducing Advanced Heated Self Storage in Bellingham, Washington

Introducing Advanced Heated Self Storage in Bellingham, Washington

The key to having peace of mind when storing items? Heated storage units!

There are a number of perks to keeping your belongings in state-of-the-art facilities. Targa Real Estate's newest unit in Bellingham, Washington exemplifies this with its latest project.

Protection for Items

Freezing weather can be dangerous for items. Electronics can become unusable, anything battery-operated can be destroyed, and items that include liquid can freeze and crack. Our heated storage units prevent all this from happening by ensuring the perfect conditions for your prized possessions.

More Comfortable for You

When you have to retrieve your materials from the storage unit or rearrange them in some way, you don't want to have to freeze while doing so! Heated storage units allow you to remain comfortable, so you can achieve what you were attempting to do in the first place. Take your time at an enjoyable temperature, while knowing your items remain protected.

Now that you know the benefits of using a heated storage unit, here are a few additional reasons why Advanced Heated Self Storage in Bellingham is your best solution for storing valuables:

Access 7 days a week

High variety of unit sizes

Constant video surveillance

Keypad gate access

Drive-up units

On-site management staff available to help

Electronic door system

Fire sprinkler system

Targa Real Estate Services has been the leader in self-storage in the Pacific Northwest for over 30 years. We offer comprehensive client services to help you manage a variety of different properties, including market-rate apartment communities, self-storage facilities, commercial/office space, condo associations, and more. For additional information on why you should choose Advanced Heating Self Storage in Bellingham, contact us today.

Vista Del Rey Partners With Stacks Burgers

Vista Del Rey Partners With Stacks Burgers

At Targa Real Estate, our number one value is enhancing a sense of community and togetherness. This was at the forefront of our mission when we teamed up with Stacks Burgers Food Truck for a special, on-site event at Vista Del Rey in Tacoma.

Held on May 26th, all residents received special menu pricing on tasty burgers and fries. Offerings including delectable items like The King, a half-pound beef patty with unique toppings like peanut butter and rasberry jam paired with bacon and pickles. For those who preferred a kick, the Cryfecta paired spicy jalapeño aoli with fresh jalapeños for a mouthwatering experience.

In light of COVID-19 and its financial impacts, we wanted to create a special affordable menu so residents could enjoy simple pleasures from the comfort of home.

Investing in our communities and creating partnerships are just a few ways we build strong relationships with our residents. Are you looking for more ways to enhance your multifamily community? In need of Washington property management? Contact us today to learn about all the work we do here at Targa Real Estate.