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Be fearless.

NAA and NMHC are just around the corner. Deals are sprouting up everywhere and companies are changing, evolving and thriving in the world of apartments. And within the hustle and bustle of this crazy wonderful...

NAHB Multifamily starts spreadin’ the news

The multifamily industry has been an important part of the 65-year- old National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) for decades. Since 1981, NAHB Multifamily has served as one of the voices of the industry. But...

Jumping from planes

I know this because he told us at the recent Mortgage Bankers Association conference in San Diego. He had just had his second hip replaced, but you couldn't tell it. No matter what you...

A touch of Magic

When he went to Barcelona in 1992 to play on the original "Dream Team," he returned with a gold medal. After retiring from the NBA, he formed a development company to build a shopping plaza....

Big Ben

Times are good. With the exception of multihousing's visit from distant fair weather relatives known as condo flippers in Florida, developers and owners are basking in the sun of historically low interest rates, sinking...

Mean, green eco machine

Like the story line of a Brad Pitt movie, New Orleans is an epic parable of man versus environment. Last month, the twice-named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine, swept into town to shine...

You have more power than you know

I heard Bill Clinton at the National Apartment Association convention in Denver last month. He's certainly one of the most charming, well-spoken, articulate ex-presidents since, well, Ronald Reagan. I was, however, distracted by the audience....

RealPage Goes for the Gold

In Colorado, RealPage CEO Steve Winn shows clients new tools for reaching higher levels of performance. The greatest athletes in the world all strive for one thing: peak performance. To accomplish this, they employ the...

Gap Widening

Internet-based tools are all the rage in driving property performance. IN THE INITIAL STAGES OF INTERNET DEVELOPMENT, most apartment firms treated the Internet as a novelty then progressed to viewing it as a commodity to...