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After effect

Complexes that stayed dry in heavily flooded areas like west Houston, Kingwood and Spring have been slammed with new tenants. Landlords there are finding their apartments are worth much more than they were before...

On the horizon

Here are a few of the top worries for today’s multifamily investors: Wave of new luxury apartments Luxury apartment building owners worry about competition from new class-A developments. “The delivery volume is the biggest concern in the...

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:...

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...

First, do no harm

“There was a conversation about how we need to do something proactive with the idea of mobilizing our grassroots network to get them involved in the process,” said NAA President and CEO Robert Pinnegar...

Room service

See if this sounds familiar. You’ve got a marquee property, great management, and a well-recognized brand, but attracting and converting prospects is a non-stop job of cutting through the online static, only to hopefully...

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,...

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...

If you don’t like change, you’re going to like irrelevance even less

This serial entrepreneur definitely knows the upside of risk. In the late 80s while Jones worked for American Airlines, the company’s CIO directed Jone’s department to put the Sabre system online with AOL. This...

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,...