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Why Biden’s plan to help make housing affordable will make it more expensive

Because the 2020 election was largely a referendum on President Donald Trump, many of Joe Biden’s policy proposals have been overlooked until now. The recent announcement of some of his cabinet picks shows that...
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Flexible leases form start-up

Investors are pumping money into real-estate startups that are pioneering flexible ways to rent apartments on the belief that remote working trends and new forms of housing demand will remain long after the pandemic...

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...

Property rights grab

With so many Americans out of work and unable to pay their rent, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention instituted a nationwide eviction ban on residential rental properties. With the moratorium originally set to...

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:...

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...

What if they opened the office and nobody came?

For months, corporate hegemons, real estate brokers and their media acolytes have been insisted that a return to “normalcy,” that is, to the office, was imminent. Some companies threatened to reduce the incomes of...

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,...

Breathing new life

Parcels at Concourse, crowned Community of the Year by the Pillars judges, not only revitalized a long-deserted historic building in a declining area of Memphis, Tenn., but also incorporated an impressive array of uses...
Builders gonna build

Builders gonna build

The global pandemic didn’t stop developers from planning new apartments projects—often in smaller, quickly growing metro areas. The boom in apartment construction that began around 2015 barely slowed down in 2020, despite a global...

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...

Small landlords call it a day

Extended rent moratoriums and the slow distribution of billions in federal rent assistance are driving many small landlords to call it quits. “Nobody wants to become a landlord anymore,” said Diane Baird, executive director of...

The nation’s best

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) defines excellence in the multifamily home industry. For over two decades this recognition has noted the “significant achievements in the design, development, marketing and management of multifamily...

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...

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...
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