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Investors see value in student housing despite COVID-19 concerns

When the economy falters, one type of real estate usually avoids the fallout: student housing. That’s because students still want to live near campus. Others, who see an economic downturn as motivation to pursue additional...

How smart home technology can increase NOI

The multifamily housing market is undergoing a transformation with the rise of smart home and smart building technology. Now more than ever, properties are adopting these features and upgrading their offerings to meet a...

It might be time for a housing revival

On November 15, 2017, Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of HUD, gave the keynote address at the Housing America’s Families Forum hosted by the J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Mich....

Same assets. Better performance.

Revenue management has been an indispensable price optimization tool in multifamily since the launch of Lease Rent Optimizer (LRO) and YieldStar 15 years ago, both developed in conjunction with large multifamily property REITs and...

Infographic: The ensuing economic battle

3 projections for the future Prior to the COVID-19, the U.S. was in an historic economic expansion. Without this boom preceding the crisis, life for Americans would likely have been much worse. It stands to...
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NYC landlords warehouse 50 percent of stock

Deals on apartments were so enticing that Tice, a tech worker, was willing to give up the most elusive of city dwellings: a rent-controlled one-bedroom. Tice moved from a small, run-down Lower East Side apartment...

A gem regains its luster and a city gains apartments

On a plot of land between Immanuel Presbyterian Church, now listed as a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument, and the Ambassador Hotel, home of the Coconut Grove nightclub and host of the 1930 Academy Awards,...

From housekeeper to the C-suite: A multifamily success story

The hotel that was managed by Consolidated Management, Inc., (CMI) asked Tony to move in to provide security on the weekends and the couple was happy to leave the apartment where they were behind...

Apartment cleaning service expands business model

Lapa Lopa is a cleaning service that leverages technology to deliver an improved experience for apartment residents. Headquartered in Bellevue, Wash., the company recently launched a new app for cleaners, targeting prospective employees, contractors...

Those things that ignite the soul

CSR initiatives encompass a company’s efforts to promote positive societal, economic or environmental change. The initiatives are self-regulated, and the scope and scale of CSR programs can vary widely. The results, however, share common benefits....

NAA: Lest we forget

Year after year, apartment professionals gather, catch up on news, meet with old friends and make new ones. NAA’s conference every June, for as long as most of us can remember, is a guidepost...

The truth about workaholics: it’s not always bad

We think of the workaholic as someone hunched in a cramped office in rumpled clothing, sweating over a hot computer while the hours crawl by and everyone else has gone home. Or someone obsessively...

Multifamily designs for health and wellness

How we think about applying design to support a healthy lifestyle has taken on new significance as the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. Basic daily activities now carry the extra weight of potentially...

Politicians seek relief for renters, but landlords have rights too

State and local governments have closed businesses across the country in response to COVID-19, putting millions of Americans out of work. Right now, those Americans’ biggest concerns are keeping a roof over their heads...

The fight over rental control is not over

Voters in California rejected a measure on November 3, 2020, that would have overturned a hard-fought compromise over rent control in one of the most expensive rental housing markets in the nation. Proposition 21 would...
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