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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...

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:...

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...

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...

Mixing it up

The mostly urban projects that captured the judges’ votes echo a popular and growing trend—the inclusion of ground-floor retail and dining establishments that add another revenue stream to a community’s earnings and enhance resident...

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....

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...

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,...

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,...

Leasing in a pandemic

The crisis caused by the coronavirus has forced many property managers to finally embrace new technologies. When the U.S. economy shut down in March 2020 to fight the spread of the coronavirus, some apartment companies...

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,...

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...
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