Keycafe hubs convert shops, bars and delis into key storage

Wall-mounted drop boxes with touch-screen access panels are popping up in big cities
  • Keycafe is a key exchange hub that can be located in a cafe, convenience store or any other central location.
  • Rental units can leave keys for renters who can get access to the keys only with a verification code from the Keycafe customer.

Security and convenience are often at war. And one major area where they intersect in real estate is in the shuffling of keys, whether they’re being transferred to open the doors for a home tour, cleaning service or short-term guest.