Tag: September October 2007

Sam Zell: Credit crisis not that bad

In a recent lecture at Wharton School of Business, moderated by real estate professor Peter Linneman, the Chicago-based investor said current markets are spooked...

Tech Tonic

Twenty years ago, the multihousing scene was a very different place. I say this because I know. Newspaper ads and rental guides. Occupancy rates and...

Under the microscope

"Dilbert" cartoonist Scott Adams claims that the annual performance review is "one of the most frightening and degrading experiences in every employee's life." The...

Leasing of the future

Forward by Linda Hoffman Back in the day, many tried to key in on the future of the Internet and its vast potential for advancing...

Both sides now

For the past few years, the focus of the multifamily industry has been riveted upon "high-barrier-to-entry" markets, primarily metro markets in sunshine states such...

Home court advantage

Whether in the planning stages or built over the past few decades, sports stadiums are expected to generate vibrant mixed-use districts that include offices,...

Capital markets

The ugly had its way with the sub-prime mortgage market early this year, when many of that sector's loans began to go sour. The...

Village Greener

"You're already home," is the message Village Green Cos. hopes to convey as soon as prospective residents enter one of the company's rental communities,...

Apartment leasing to go

The recent release of the iPhone along with the increased availability of WiFi is beginning to press the acceptance of mobile marketing campaigns. The...

The wow factor

Welcome the next generation of apartment marketing and leasing where integrated, smart systems merge Internet technologies with telecommunications. Get ready, because our professions will...

Better to be lucky than good

The fund closed in February 2006 with $455 million of equity and an investment capacity of $1.3 billion on a leveraged basis and has...

Windows of opportunity

Windows, along with doors and skylights, are almost always the weak link in a building's envelope. They can account for 35 to 40 percent...

Whoops

See Multihousing Professional's July 2006 cover story, "Vision meets reality." A year later eBay bought Skype for $2.6 billion. At the time, Skype had...

And the beat goes on

Brad Pitt toured the construction site of a house in New Orleans that is based on the winning design in a competition he launched...

Playing favorites

The fact that favoritism in the workplace exists is not news, but in high-profile cases, it often makes the news. Two years ago, for...

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