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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...

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....

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....

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,...

Net neutrality: the real story

Since Donald Trump’s election, the rhetoric surrounding net neutrality’s imminent demise has been frenzied. Every move by newly appointed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chair Ajit Pai generates a chorus of consumer advocates bemoaning the...

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...

Can’t fight that feeling

But the apartment industry is catching on with the help of partners like software provider Yardi, which tapped the hotel sector for cutting edge solutions to repeat business and extended leases during its 2017...

LED lights the way to savings

The price for LED (light emitting diode) bulbs has plummeted more than 90 percent since 2008 and today’s bulbs use 70 to 90 percent less energy and last 15 times longer than the old...

Broadband’s tangled web

In fact, multifamily industry groups warn that the FCC’s investigation into the best ways to promote competition among broadband service providers and renters’ access to service providers could have an adverse effect. It’s no secret...

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...
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