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A reasonable proposal

Much has been made of the recent proposal by the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform to modify the current, virtually unlimited mortgage interest deductions available to homeowners. The NAHB, The National Association...

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...

Trailblazer: Laurie Lustig-Bower

Laurie Lustig-Bower is a driven woman. As a teenager, she submitted 57,000 entry forms to win a horse at a national competition. It took a year to create the submissions, tireless hours working with...

Pillars of the Industry Awards

It's official: the basic box is dead. That holdover from the fifties, the flat-roofed, flat-walled rectangular building that passed for multifamily housing for so long is nowhere to be found among the finalists of...

Diversity factoids

WOMEN MORE COMMITTED TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP Women entrepreneurs, 26.6 percent, are more likely than their male counterparts, 17 percent, to stick with their self-employment plan even if a desirable job opportunity comes along, according to the...

How will the new spending bill impact affordable housing?

As I write this column, the Senate is close to considering the omnibus appropriations bill to fund HUD and other programs for FY 03/04. Passed by the House of Representatives December 8, 2003, the...

The new Sun Valley

Imagine an apartment unit with a view of snow capped mountains and a shimmering mountainside lake. Imagine skiing in and out of your apartment or condo right onto the slopes of a world-class ski...

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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