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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...

Investor’s latest sweetheart: workforce housing

There is expected demand for an additional 4.5 million new apartments in the U.S. by 2030, according to data from the Workforce Housing Committee of the National Multifamily Housing Council, Washington. What’s more, deal activity...

The kind of guys you’d want to work for. Says you.

Martin Luther King Jr. once said that “a genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” That is certainly the case of the 100 leaders of large companies around...

Why shuttered hospitals are hot property

Then she heard the rumors that the old Linda Vista Community Hospital building was haunted. “I was a little scared,” said Monroy, 60. But she hasn’t seen a ghost yet, and now she loves living...

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:...

Three-comma deal

Willy Walker, Walker & Dunlop Chairman and CEO, commented, “It is a true honor to have been selected by Greystar to finance the largest transaction in its illustrious history. The Walker & Dunlop team,...

History repeats itself

It’s happening again. Once, knowledge was sequestered away on manuscripts in Monasteries only to be set free by the printing press. Suddenly, the Renaissance. The Reformation. The Industrial Revolution. Men read, collaborated and created. Our modern...

Apartment IQ

The emerging mechanization promises benefits to property owners and managers of apartment communities, including energy cost savings, possible incentives from insurance companies and housing authorities for development, resident attraction and retention and water and...

Getting inside multifamily’s utility management operation

“In many states we’re seeing an increase in the trend to mandate submetering for any residential and commercial new building construction. Around eight states already have the law in place, up from around three...

Coming to America

Immigration has become an increasingly prevalent and often polarizing topic within policy discussions, and its effect on the apartment industry cannot be understated. Immigrants are not only a vital component of the industry’s workforce,...