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The big deal

The price excludes transaction costs but includes the assumption of more than $8 billion of debt and $60.75 per share in cash to shareholders, which represents a 22.7 percent premium to the closing price...

NAHB Multifamily starts spreadin’ the news

The multifamily industry has been an important part of the 65-year- old National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) for decades. Since 1981, NAHB Multifamily has served as one of the voices of the industry. But...

A touch of Magic

When he went to Barcelona in 1992 to play on the original "Dream Team," he returned with a gold medal. After retiring from the NBA, he formed a development company to build a shopping plaza....

Big Ben

Times are good. With the exception of multihousing's visit from distant fair weather relatives known as condo flippers in Florida, developers and owners are basking in the sun of historically low interest rates, sinking...

Mean, green eco machine

Like the story line of a Brad Pitt movie, New Orleans is an epic parable of man versus environment. Last month, the twice-named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine, swept into town to shine...

Uptown, turnaround Jerry Brown

On a coast filled with dreamy, seaside cities, Oakland is more like a Midwestern industrial town dropped far from home. Mayor Brown points out, “most of the people who work downtown, live elsewhere. They...

Multifamily to multi-billions

Donald Trump was born and raised in multifamily. His father, Fred Trump, was the largest middle-income apartment builder and owner in New York state. Today The Donald is the world's most famous multifamily professional. With...

RealPage Goes for the Gold

In Colorado, RealPage CEO Steve Winn shows clients new tools for reaching higher levels of performance. The greatest athletes in the world all strive for one thing: peak performance. To accomplish this, they employ the...

Sell smarter

One look at the apartment industry today quickly tells you this is not your father's business. Aided by widespread adoption of technology and driven by new standards of accountability, performance, and professionalism, the industry...

Gap Widening

Internet-based tools are all the rage in driving property performance. In the initial stages of internet development, most apartment firms treated the Internet as a novelty then progressed to viewing it as a commodity to...
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