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Paradigm shift

The partners, who come from family-owned multifamily businesses with a combined 150 years of experience, plan to redefine the future of urban rental living by developing and managing apartment communities based on five principles:...

Home smarts

And, if speed of lease-up and the ability to charge higher rents at the newly built 70-unit Excelsior Park apartments in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., is an indicator that smart technology is part of multihousing’s...

A gem regains its luster and a city gains apartments

On a plot of land between Immanuel Presbyterian Church, now listed as a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument, and the Ambassador Hotel, home of the Coconut Grove nightclub and host of the 1930 Academy Awards,...

Cool new lockers hit the market

Refrigerated package lockers have recently been introduced to the market, spurred by the increase in deliveries of meals from companies like Blue Apron and Hello Fresh, and produce and refrigerated items ordered through Amazon’s...

Can’t fight that feeling

But the apartment industry is catching on with the help of partners like software provider Yardi, which tapped the hotel sector for cutting edge solutions to repeat business and extended leases during its 2017...

Student housing gets an A

Commercial real estate investors are increasingly keeping their wallets in their pockets, waiting to see where interest rates will go, for prices to come down and for more properties to come on the market....

Economics: supply and demand

For those of you who’ve been in a cave recently (and one without internet access), United Airlines recently encountered a situation where they had too few people who were willing to give up their...

I’m afraid to blink.

Never before has the world been safer, freer, wealthier, or healthier. In 2014, 54 percent of the nation’s counties had zero murders and more than half of last year’s murders occurred in only two percent...

Net neutrality: the real story

Since Donald Trump’s election, the rhetoric surrounding net neutrality’s imminent demise has been frenzied. Every move by newly appointed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chair Ajit Pai generates a chorus of consumer advocates bemoaning the...

Everyone loves to be sold

The common thread throughout this wide and diverse sea of goods is identifying a solid value to the intended market. Here’s a secret. Selling is not that hard. If you understand human behavior, you’re practically...