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The truth about workaholics: it’s not always bad

We think of the workaholic as someone hunched in a cramped office in rumpled clothing, sweating over a hot computer while the hours crawl by and everyone else has gone home. Or someone obsessively...

Those things that ignite the soul

CSR initiatives encompass a company’s efforts to promote positive societal, economic or environmental change. The initiatives are self-regulated, and the scope and scale of CSR programs can vary widely. The results, however, share common benefits....

That upon which we focus, increases

The apartment industry isn’t known for being an early adopter of new technology, but a new wave of venture capital (VC) targeting new technology in the commercial real estate (CRE) sector may change that...

The cost of inaction

Most of us share a common trait: We are “housers.” We understand the foundational importance of the home. Our homes, of course, meet a basic need—shelter. But our homes can and should also provide stability...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...