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Infographic: Inflation, the cruelest tax

Inflation: decline of a currency’s purchasing power. Derived using the change in the consumer price index (CPI), created 1919. Changes in CPI determine inflation rate. Economies form households and fuel apartment supply and rents. Inflation...

Infographic: Infrastructure bill

The $1.2 trillion bipartisan bill contains just $550 billion in new spending. The remainder are annual allocations for highways and other infrastructure. New spending includes: $110 billion roads and bridges $66 billion railroads $65...

Infographic: Property rights deconstruction

Rent control appears to be the most efficient technique presently known to destroy a city—except for bombing. (Swedish economist and socialist Assar Lindbeck) St. Paul, Minnesota has passed the strictest rent control measures in the U.S.—if...

Infographic: Pandemic pivot

Lockdowns fueled yet another wave of automation for many property management businesses. AI and 5G are expected to continue the momentum as the internet of things continues to grow and expand. 3 million jobs...

Infographic: Man-made chaos

State-mandated lockdowns began a cascade that especially devastated lower income people and continues to adversely impact the business of property management. Government interference with the ability to collect rent has left many investors unable to maintain...

Infographic: Help wanted

Unprecedented! 10.1 million openings Jobs 22 million jobs lost from lockdowns; almost three quarters of these have been replaced 13 million Americans still receive some form of government unemployment as well as many other government incentives (free...

Infographic: The United States of apartment owners

50 largest multifamily housing owners by location Shifting public opinion 58% Americans are pro real estate development compared to 49% y/y 40% support higher density apartments or taller buildings 46% say affordable housing is beneficial, up y/y from...

Infographic: The hidden tax on residents

When the government prints money to cover its spending, the dollar is devalued and taxpayers pay. The $1,000 bill was a gold certificate in 1918. It moved off the gold standard in 1928 to a...

Infographic: The changing American dream

Homeownership peaked at 69% in 2004, then fell for years thereafter before rebounding in 2020 to 66%. Fundamentals are set to change the business model on renting vs. buying for some time to come. Corporate...

Infographic: The wild ride of Big Tech

Our government has abandoned a rich and socially beneficial history of trust-busting to allow big tech to dominate people’s lives. Tim Wu, The Curse of Bigness Big tech value Facebook, $759 billion Amazon, $1.6 trillion Netflix,...

Infographic: Down the rabbit hole

  Getting to the bottom of an artificial labor market 3 million unemployed U.S. persons New jobless claims rise even after many states opt out of the feds’ unemployment program $300-a-week bonus unemployment benefits enacted...

Infographic: Urban exodus

Newly-formed remote workforces, lock downs, social unrest. Whatever the reason, city dwellers are increasingly navigating to the suburbs and beyond. 24% major metros (of 43) that saw higher rent growth in suburban ZIP codes versus...

Infographic: Flying post pan

It’s inevitable. Trade show organizers are revving their engines, ready to roar back. Maybe you’ve already dared jump on a plane to wait out the pandemic with family or because you needed a break from...

Infographic: Renter nation

12.3 percent of millennial renters plan to always rent—up from 10.7 percent nationally year-over-year. 9.8 percent of the U.S. population moved in the past year—the smallest number since 1948. 17 percent wanted a...

Infographic: Deconstructing a society in lockdown

Economic lockdowns come with unintended consequences—economic destruction, surging poverty and decline in mental health among them. A new study suggests the lockdowns may not save lives. Frontiers in Public Health concluded that neither lockdowns...
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