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NAHB Pillars of the Industry multifamily winners 2022

“Through the pursuit of beauty we shape the world as a home and in doing so we both amplify our joys and find consolation...

Beauty will save the world

It is said that beauty preserves the human essence. Through time and modernity, styles will change but human nature, the truth at man’s core—remains...

Infographic: GDP MSA

15 cities with the highest U.S. metro GDPs totaling $20.9 trillion according to the latest U.S. BEA data (2021) The U.S. is the largest GDP...

Infographic: Top U.S. Banks by uninsured deposits

Over 9,000 banks failed between 1930-1934 after the stock market crash. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was created in response. Comparatively nine banks...

Infographic: CRE pivot

With lockdowns came a seismic shift in the way executives work. But remote work is only one in a cascade of events forever changing...

Free to build

The overregulation of American housing markets began in the nation’s coastal, educated, productive enclaves. Over time, how-ever, barriers to building have spread. Tony suburbs...

Shock to the system

Rising costs shock affordable housing developers followed by high interest rates and volatile construction costs. Developers are dizzy from volatile construction costs and rising...

Navigating uncertain times

If there is one word that best describes what’s impacting today’s multifamily market it’s uncertainty says National Apartment Association CEO Robert Pinnegar. In the wake...

The affordability conundrum

A recent report by the Urban Land Institute has shined a light on recent growth in renter-by-choice households that is setting the past few...

Progress for NYCHA

The growing plan to save NYC’s public housing is heating up. In 2023, workers will finish renovations at thousands of public housing apartments in New...

Waters of the United States: The battle rages

WOTUS: Supreme Court On January 18, U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers issued a final WOTUS rule that will overlap with a forthcoming...

Full circle

Landlords pumped billions into apartment buildings during the pandemic. That bet could now go horribly wrong. While offices have been going through a paradigmatic shift...

Business investment slumps

Orders for American-made durable goods have fallen as business investments slump—a sign of an economic slowdown. The U.S. industrial sector has been falling into a...
Bishop Boyle High School

Old school, new life

An abandoned school—and neighborhood eyesore—in Pennsylvania has been renovated and rehabbed into a viable piece of real estate once again. It has happened thanks to...

Who pays more taxes?

Benjamin Franklin wrote toward the end of his life, that “in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.” But while we’re all...

Right time. Right place.

Layoffs at American tech companies have become an opportunity for small businesses, as highly skilled workers look for new work. Small businesses with less than...

Regulations stunts housing (still)

A new Pew Charitable Trusts study examining jurisdictions that reformed zoning finds far lower rent increases there than elsewhere. Zoning rules that severely restrict the...

Housing block

California’s builders and YIMBYs are at loggerheads over a bill cracking down on ‘unchecked sprawl.’ Activists who would like to see more housing built...

How to turn meetings into strategic, fun engagements

I visit with executives every week, and a trend that seems overwhelmingly true is that many companies have calendars filled with uninspiring and unnecessary...

FOL: Fear of layoff

On the whole, the U.S. job market is doing fairly well—the most recent national unemployment rate came in at a cool 3.5 percent. And...

Software without a soul

With the release of AI tools like Bing Chat and Bard, people are starting to realize how helpful AI (artificial intelligence) can be to...

Rents on the move

Yearly rent growth turned negative for the first time since the beginning of the COVID era. March rent levels dipped 0.40 percent following eight...

Change the channel

Podcasts continue to grow rapidly all around the world. Podcast statistics and reports show that this medium is exploding in many countries with more...

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