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Counting Cranes: 5 of the Most Active Construction Markets

A look at five metros and their submarkets where multifamily development is booming reveals some common ingredients—and differences—behind their success.

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Miami's Condo Market Resurgence Prompts Debate Sabbia Beach, a 68-unit boutique property in Pompano Beach north of Fort Lauderdale developed by Canadian firm Fernbrook Homes, is the city’s first “toes-in-the-sand” residence in nearly a decade. The building’s unique terraces allow for some units to boast 3,900 square feet of outdoor living space.

Is the area's second condo boom just pausing, or bracing itself for another storm?

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The CAPREIT Game Plan When CAPREIT acquires a new property, it looks to spruce up the units and common areas, as in the Minneapolis Grand in Minneapolis.

While others focus on Class A developments, CAPREIT looks to preserve affordable housing and make a solid ROI in the process.

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Retention Revolution: Increase Resident Renewals

With new supply set to flood the rental market this year, keeping residents at existing properties is more important than ever. Here’s how to create a community residents will want to call home year after year.

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Latest News

Banks, Conduits Slow Multifamily Lending Even as GSEs Step on the Gas
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Banks, Conduits Slow Multifamily Lending Even as GSEs Step on the Gas

The capital markets landscape for multifamily loans is something of a mixed bag. Read more

Georgia City Bars Wood Framing for Mid Rises
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Georgia City Bars Wood Framing for Mid Rises

The Sandy Springs City Council has 16 adopted a “higher-quality” code that... Read more

Apartment Transactions Fall 30% in July
Value-Add Projects Remain an Attractive Option
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Value-Add Projects Remain an Attractive Option

More multifamily developers are turning around older assets to find a decent yield. Read more

Airbnb Backlash: Start-Up Helps Root Out Illegal Short-Term Listings
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Airbnb Backlash: Start-Up Helps Root Out Illegal Short-Term Listings

New company helps find the most egregious offenders of illegal short-term listings. Read more

What’s Your Neighborhood Score for Aging in Place?
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What’s Your Neighborhood Score for Aging in Place?

AARP offers a Livability Index to drive community focus on independent living. Read more

Stat of the Week: EV Charging Stations
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Stat of the Week: EV Charging Stations

The majority of electric vehicle owners will pay more in rent to have a station... Read more

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Project Overview: City Market at O Located on the site of what was once a blighted strip mall, the City Market at O mixed-use project now stands as a shining example of a development... Read more
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Property Managment

Housing and Helping Those Who Serve
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Housing and Helping Those Who Serve

Apartment owners and operators have the chance to make a tremendous difference in... Read more

Waterton Pilots Donation Platform With Online Rent Payments
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Waterton Pilots Donation Platform With Online Rent Payments

At Presidential Towers in Chicago, residents can add a donation for a local... Read more

Tips for Transitioning Apartment Communities Into Operational Brilliance
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Tips for Transitioning Apartment Communities Into Operational Brilliance

A property management transition is often an opportunity to strengthen operations.... Read more

Data Owners: Beware the Cyber Landscape
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Data Owners: Beware the Cyber Landscape

Here’s how to cut the risk of a data breach with better contract management. Read more

The REITs Improve Their Online Reputation
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The REITs Improve Their Online Reputation

All the REITs improved their scores over the last quarter, but one company edged... Read more

New Apps to 'Virtualize' Apartments of the Future
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New Apps to 'Virtualize' Apartments of the Future

The technology of the next-generation apartment will span space and time. Read more

Kingsley: Renewal Intentions Hit All-Time Low
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Kingsley: Renewal Intentions Hit All-Time Low

The second quarter brought continued strong news about rent trends and occupancies... Read more

4 Ways to Use Pokémon Go to Engage Residents
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4 Ways to Use Pokémon Go to Engage Residents

Jump on the bandwagon and deploy Pokémon Go to bring in tenants. Read more

6 Easy Ways to Keep Outdoor Spaces Looking Fresh
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6 Easy Ways to Keep Outdoor Spaces Looking Fresh

Apartment managers must keep outside areas appealing to attract—and retain—residents. Read more

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