Tag: November December 2006

Big Ben

Times are good. With the exception of multihousing's visit from distant fair weather relatives known as condo flippers in Florida, developers and owners are...

Borrowed money

The latest buzz at a recent multifamily conference revolved around interest rates and where they were likely to head in the short term. Will...

Change is in the air

The industry gave a collective sigh of relief after the Federal Reserve met at the end of October and decided to leave the federal...

Fluid movement

Air travelers may again carry lotions and gels onto planes after a six-week ban -- but only in tiny containers of 3 ounces or...

Mind of a leader: A bias for action

As events unfold, Ewell decides not to take that hill. After all, Lee's statement was a bit ambiguous, giving the commander an out if...

All work

Some say the U.S. is headed for a labor crisis as boomers reach retirement and the population tips 300 million. As ever more service...

Make $23K more every year

That's the average gap in earnings between adults with bachelor's degrees and those with high school diplomas, according to data from the Census Bureau. College...

All that glitters

NEW YORK CITY Manhattan landlords can expect to see vacancy rates drop even as they significantly raise rental rates, according to Marcus & Millichap's...

Raising rents 101

A glance at college enrollment figures over the last few decades shows some dramatic trends. Shortly before World War II, only approximately 160,000 Americans...

Brave new world wide web

Once thought of as a great enhancement tool, technology is now determining the winners and losers in a fierce battle for the lead. Leasing agents...

Home sweet home

EL DORADO HILLS, CALIF. It's been said that great ideas come about in the shower, but for Kerrin West it happened at the dinner...

Senior housing portfolio closes for $602.4M

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Ventas, Inc. (VTR) has completed its acquisition of a portfolio of healthcare and senior housing properties in a transaction with Canada's Reichmann...

Big deal in the Big Apple

The bidding war for the largest apartment complex in Manhattan is over. The winner of Stuyvestant Town and Peter Cooper Village, built by Metropolitan...

Courting their kids

While Bill Donges allows that the preferences of a small group of Lane Company interns can hardly be considered the standard for the entire...

Fair housing settlement made to residents with children

SANTA ANA, CALIF. The Fair Housing Council of Orange County has reached a $125,000 settlement in a housing discrimination case against Bertram Management LLC,...

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