Designing SpacesĀ® Heads to L.A. with Aimco to Explore the Benefits of Renting

Viewers will head to the Palazzo Community in Los Angeles to see a luxury rental apartment community and all that lifestyle can offer on February 5 and 20th on Lifetime TV.

Pompano Beach, FL, February 05, 2015 --( Award-winning home improvement show Designing Spaces will feature Apartment Investment and Management Company (Aimco), a leading owner and operator of apartment communities nationwide, on the show airing on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime. The encore presentation of this show will air on February 20, 2015 on Lifetime.

More than 100 million Americans choose to rent, and apartment living is on the rise, meeting the needs of renters of all ages and backgrounds. Ann Villella, Director of Operations for Aimco in Los Angeles, will dispel common myths about renting vs. buying a home, stressing the convenience, top flight amenities, flexibility, financial benefits, and other advantages to apartment living.

Steve Saylors, General Manager of Aimco’s upscale The Palazzo Communities in Los Angeles is on location to take viewers on a tour to showcase the unique aspects of this luxury resort-style property that is minutes from The Grove, a shopping, dining and entertainment area. The Palazzo Communities offers a spa, fitness center, yoga classes, a junior Olympic-size pool, and modern high-end apartment interiors.

Viewers will also learn about Aimco’s volunteer and eco-friendly programs.

For more information, to see virtual tours and more, please visit: Aimco’s website: and

“Aimco is partnering with Designing Spaces to highlight both the Aimco name and the Palazzo luxury brand as an opportunity to share with viewers a tour of a high-end, luxury LA property and to talk about the growing interest in apartment living versus buying nationwide," said Keith Kimmel, Executive Vice President – Aimco Property Operations.

About Designing Spaces® on Lifetime
Entering its 11th year, Designing Spaces continues to be one of America’s favorite home improvement shows. The show inspires viewers on decorating ideas, do-it-yourself projects and step-by-step home improvements to help make every space count and provide solutions to help you enjoy the space you live, work and play in. Designing Spaces Family of Spaces includes Think Green Spaces, Kids Spaces and its widely popular Spaces of Hope which prides itself on assisting people and places in dire need of a makeover including children’s shelters, animal shelters, military families and more. Designing Spaces airs Thursdays and Fridays at 7:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime Television.

About Aimco
Aimco is one of the country's largest owners and operators of apartments, with 204 communities in 23 states and the District of Columbia. There are 22 Aimco properties with a total of 6,320 apartment homes in the Los Angeles Area. Aimco common shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AIV and are included in the S&P 500.
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