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NAHB Pillars of the Industry finalists 2022

As part of its mission to promote excellence in multifamily home building, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has sponsored the Pillars of...

The creators

“Beauty is the promise of happiness,” wrote 19th Century French writer Stendhal. Beauty “exalts the mind or spirit,” according to Merriam-Webster and “truth, beauty...

High interest rates stymie apartment investment

Few are executing new deals amid uncertainty about how high rates will go, what properties are worth, how much rents and operating costs will...

Our perception of skilled trades needs to change

The U.S. is in the midst of a crisis of masculinity. According to a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, men...

Apartments hold steady despite uncertainty

The pandemic years have created a winning trifecta of high rent, occupancy and demand in the multifamily sector. Vacancies dropped to 5.8 percent, their...

An inside job

Only by contact with evil could I have learned to feel by contrast the beauty of truth and love and goodness. —Helen Keller There’s a...

Land prices drop

Rising interest rates stress developers as they look for land to build on. But tough times may create opportunities. Land prices are falling—for the first...

The housing boom is already over. The housing shortage will continue.

As mortgage rates have risen this year, the buyer demand for homes has fallen. That has spelled trouble for the home construction business. Homebuilder...

U.S. household wealth sees second-fastest decline since 1959

Household wealth in the United States fell by its second-fastest pace in history in the first three quarters of the year, but was buoyed...

Congress targets institutional investors

In December, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley introduced a new piece of legislation to his colleagues aimed at limiting hedge fund ownership of residential housing. “Everyone...

Tight fuel supplies. Faltering grid. What could go wrong?

As the snow flies and temperatures plummet, regulatory agencies and analysts alike warn that residents in multiple states are at an elevated risk of...
Mary B Sharpe Elementary School

Relive history

A historic school in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, will serve generations to come as an apartment complex. The old Mary B. Sharpe Elementary School was sold at...

The backlash against ESG investing is here

Environmental, social and governance, or ESG, investing grew rapidly in recent years, with vigorous promotion from many large asset managers and generally positive media...

Predictions for 2023

Next year will bring a moderate economic recession by October, negative annual rent growth of 1 to 5 percent, and increasing levels of real...

Fusion wariness

Livermore National Laboratory’s announcement is certainly a breakthrough, but it’s a commercially limited one. Nuclear fusion has long been hailed as the next great...

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