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Luxury Apartments Galore: At What Cost? Source: Zillow

Too many high-end units are creating an affordability crisis among renters. But a huge opportunity for owner–operators.

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The 10 Most Influential Women in Multifamily

For the past three decades, women have been climbing the ranks to take top positions at some of the largest companies in the multifamily industry. Here, we honor 10 of the most influential among them.

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Cap-Rate Limbo: How Low Can They Go?

Already at historic lows, cap rates may yet fall lower this year, due to today's overheated investment environment.

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Lead to Lease: Optimizing Marketing Spend Through Technology

From niche and event-based strategies to content marketing to deep-dive SEO analyses, the art and science of apartment marketing is evolving rapidly.

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Latest News

Analysts Picks Winners and Loser in the Home Deal
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Analysts Picks Winners and Loser in the Home Deal

The consensus from the Lone Star-Home-UDR deal is UDR did well, as the value of... Read more

New Water Rule Could Slow Permits
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New Water Rule Could Slow Permits

Despite calls for more clarity from the development community, the White House... Read more

Community Provides Developer With Funds for High-Rise Redesign Rather Than Sue
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Community Provides Developer With Funds for High-Rise Redesign Rather Than Sue

Rather than hire lawyers for a protracted legal fight over a 27-story project in... Read more

Silicon Valley Low-Rises Fit In, Professionally and Socially
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Silicon Valley Low-Rises Fit In, Professionally and Socially

Sunnyvale, Calif., Loft House draws young professionals with employer-centric... Read more

Lone Star Secures Home, UDR Acquires 6 Properties
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Lone Star Secures Home, UDR Acquires 6 Properties

Long-rumored deal comes to fruition as another REIT goes private. Multifamily... Read more

Top and Bottom 10 Metros for Renter Satisfaction
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Top and Bottom 10 Metros for Renter Satisfaction

ApartmentList.com surveyed more than 18,000 renters and found that residents were... Read more

Legrand Intuity Home-Automation System Designed to Set Properties Apart
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Legrand Intuity Home-Automation System Designed to Set Properties Apart

From structured wiring to lighting, audio, and security, this affordable system is... Read more

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Net Zero Energy Buildings: The Challenge for Multifamily The trend toward energy-efficient, high-performance building continues to gather steam, and even just building to code these days means more... Read more
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  4. 4. Westminster Tower (Tacoma, WA)
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Latest Commentary

Purchasing 101: How to Standardize Procurement to Benefit the Bottom Line Purchasing 101: How to Standardize Procurement to Benefit the Bottom Line

Having an efficient system in place for buying products and services is crucial to...

Lead Tracking and SEO: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You Lead Tracking and SEO: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You

Lead tracking numbers help determine marketing ROI, but they can also be your...

Good Urban Design Requires Blending In Good Urban Design Requires Blending In

Seamless connections and adjacencies are the foundation of strong mixed-use...

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Technology

Stick-on Electrical Patch Analyzes a Property's Energy Vampires
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Stick-on Electrical Patch Analyzes a Property's Energy Vampires

Power Patch, a new easy-to-install sub-meter, provides a high level of data... Read more

Smart Apartments = Strong Connections
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Smart Apartments = Strong Connections

A new home-automation hub designed specifically for multifamily applications... Read more

Rainmaker, YieldStar, Take Different Paths to RevMan Mobility
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Rainmaker, YieldStar, Take Different Paths to RevMan Mobility

Last week, LRO unveiled its new mobile app for revenue managers on the go, though... Read more

Revisiting Craigslist: How to Post Like a Pro
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Revisiting Craigslist: How to Post Like a Pro

Here are a few tips on how to play by Craigslist's new rules. Read more

The Father of Disruption
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The Father of Disruption

What disruptive innovation could do for the multifamily industry if companies... Read more

3 Key Technology Amenities to Remain Competitive
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3 Key Technology Amenities to Remain Competitive

To keep up with newly built competition, older communities need to keep these... Read more

A Purchasing Tool for Buying Green Where Vendors Come to You
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A Purchasing Tool for Buying Green Where Vendors Come to You

Quantity Quotes, an online resource for bulk buyers, streamlines the purchasing... Read more

Smart Meters Are Water (and Wallet) Savers
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Smart Meters Are Water (and Wallet) Savers

Real-time water-monitoring solutions help keep multifamily property owners from... Read more

Top 10 Tech Stories of 2014
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Top 10 Tech Stories of 2014

From student housing amenities to big data to the internet of everything, check... Read more

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