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Sunday, July 14, 2024

Rebuilding the labor force for multifamily

Several days earlier, the writer, narrator, producer, actor and former host of the popular television show Dirty Jobs delivered the same message to a House Committee on Education and the Workforce subcommittee on Capital...

Orange County gets big, new addition

In November 2018, the Samueli Family, owners of the Anaheim Ducks purchased 10 acres of city-owned parking lots adjacent to Honda Center and finalized an agreement with the City of Anaheim, committing the Ducks...

A small landlord’s cry: Why is the government violating my property rights?

I am a small landlord, and the government has put me and millions of other small landlords through hell for the past 18 months. Politicians always say they support small business, but they rarely...

Destined for disruption

On April 8, 74 working days into construction, President, Katerra Materials Trevor Schick confirmed that the project was on schedule for completion by April 24 or sooner. K90, located just outside Las Vegas, is showcasing...

Best cities for multifamily, 2022

National multifamily occupancy rates are at record levels, with markets across the country seeing a strong increase in rents. According to RealPage, nationwide effective rents have increased 8.3 percent, the greatest gain since 2010....

Latest failed test of rent control: Berlin

Rent control may be making a comeback in the U.S., but the controversial policy had an unceremonious ending in Berlin barely a year after going into effect. “A controversial rent cap to control soaring rents...

The kind of guys you’d want to work for. Says you.

Martin Luther King Jr. once said that “a genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” That is certainly the case of the 100 leaders of large companies around...

Paradigm shift

The partners, who come from family-owned multifamily businesses with a combined 150 years of experience, plan to redefine the future of urban rental living by developing and managing apartment communities based on five principles:...

Message received

The digital natives are getting restless. Armed with tablets and smartphones, raised on apps and connectivity, and coddled by the rich customer experience of major online retailers, today’s apartment prospects want serious answers as...

Excellence in multifamily housing

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has sponsored the Pillars of the Industry awards for more than 20 years. The awards recognize excellence in all areas of multifamily home design, development, building, management and...

Home smarts

And, if speed of lease-up and the ability to charge higher rents at the newly built 70-unit Excelsior Park apartments in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., is an indicator that smart technology is part of multihousing’s...

What happened in 1971?

Something huge happened in 1971. And both Edward Snowden and Jack Dorsey are asking the same question. In mid-August, Twitter Founder and CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted a strange hashtag: #WTFHappenedin1971. A few weeks later, Edward Snowden,...

The camel that had no hump

This especially irritates Rob Pressman, the principal of Burbank, Calif.-based TGP, Inc. Landscape Architecture, who believes that aesthetics do not have to be discarded for the sake of sustainability. Multifamily developers employ landscape architects like...

The case for multifamily investment

Over the last three decades, apartments have become a desired asset class among both domestic and foreign real estate investors because of their strong returns coupled with relatively low risk. However, shifting market dynamics,...

The year of transformation

The Rey The 478-unit The Rey, named Community of the Year and awarded the title of Best High-Rise Community, represents Wood Partners’ and The Berkshire Group’s entry into downtown San Diego and exemplifies the partnership’s...
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