September October 2016

Short terminal velocity

Marcie Williams is the president of Rivergate KW Residential and oversees a Class A management portfolio stretching from New York to Miami. At all...

As the sun rises, so does opportunity

I believed her. In the mind of a child, life is simple. As it should be. It’s not as though anyone in that classroom, the...

From housekeeper to the C-suite: A multifamily success story

The hotel that was managed by Consolidated Management, Inc., (CMI) asked Tony to move in to provide security on the weekends and the couple...

Thanks for stopping by, Jerry.

Jerry was my friend and a friend to so many in multifamily. A big personality and an even bigger heart. A showman and promoter....

Will Amazon kill FedEx?

In 2010 its annual revenue was $34 billion; last year, $107 billion. In 2010 the company employed 33,700 workers. By this June, it had...

Supplier side insights

As co-founder and CEO of Riverstone Residential, Danner spent the past decade in various leadership roles growing the former property management arm of Trammell...

Fair housing demystified

When she was 14, she became friends with Ruby, a black girl, who worked in her aunt’s hair salon in McKinney, Texas, and had...

True integration

As smartphones and other mobile devices overtake the desktop computer in popularity, apps for anything and everything abound, from ordering a pizza or Uber...

Can Nextdoor work for multifamily properties?

Take a look around, from urban to suburban areas, you’ll notice there’s quite a different demand. The advent of the luxury apartment industry, mixed...

Everything old is new again

“A lot of people are coming back downtown,” says Kevin Thompson, of Bell Partners, a value-added developer based in Greensboro, N.C. “That drives the...

Developers kick parking to the curb

In San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood, architecture and development company Jonathan Segal FAIA ruffled feathers of nearby residents after it revealed plans to build...

The future of apartments

So what does the medium- and long-term apartment market look like? What should renters, investors and economists know about the market in 2025, 2035...

Assets vs. access: digital reality for commercial real estate

“The way we lived, the way we consumed, the whole ownership economy emerged out of driving our cars. We built a big house in...

What happens when affordable housing doesn’t pencil

But the amount of affordable housing that developers can build is beginning to shrink as the cost of development grows. “The number of units of...

The more you energize your coworkers, the better everyone performs

We “catch” energy through our interactions with people—something called “relational energy”—and it affects our performance at work. This is what my colleagues Bradley Owens,...

15 Years in the pipeline

Cranes are on the horizon in San Francisco in a most unlikely place, South of Market’s (SoMa) Harrison Street. The area with a most...

Energy Bill inches closer to finish line

Of particular interest to the multifamily industry have been provisions related to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) role in the development of building energy...

The long view on your connections

Networking is linked to many measures of professional success—including getting promoted, having influence, earning more money, and feeling more satisfied in your career. “Research...

New York’s self-inflicted housing crunch

But there’s also the anxiety from New York’s crazy-quilt pattern of land use regulation, which a New York Times editorial recently labeled “High-Rise Anxiety.”...

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