In-Depth

Cap Rate Limbo: How Low Can They Go?

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

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Lead to Lease: Optimizing the 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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Firestarter: Litt Strikes for Change at Underperforming REITs

Is activist investor Jonathan Litt the most dangerous man in the REIT sector?

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Putting on the Ritz: How to Stand Out in the Class A Sector Crescent Music Row, in Nashville, Tenn., is scheduled to open in 2016 and will include 275 units. 

As renter expectations grow ever more sophisticated, high-end product continues to evolve to sate demand, and B and C properties reap the collateral rewards.

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Latest News

Has D.C. Bottomed Out Yet?
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Has D.C. Bottomed Out Yet?

Some REITs and analysts saw improvement in supply-soaked D.C. in 2014. But others... Read more

Secondary Markets to Shine in 2015
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Secondary Markets to Shine in 2015

Some of this year’s most dynamic metros will be found in ­secondary markets,... Read more

Metrostudy Acquires Real Estate Economics
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Metrostudy Acquires Real Estate Economics

Analytics and forecasting business to complement Metrostudy membership services... Read more

The Links Between Housing and Health
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The Links Between Housing and Health

Living in substandard housing can make health problems like asthma much worse. Two... Read more

Editorial: Irrational Intelligence, or Man vs. Revman
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Editorial: Irrational Intelligence, or Man vs. Revman

Technology is only as good as the people who make and use it. And then there’s... Read more

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Freddie Mac Predicts Strong 2015

Freddie Mac officials forecast continued strong demand, though some markets will see vacancy rates rise in 2015. Read more

Rent Drops in North Dakota's Pricey Apartment Market
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Rent Drops in North Dakota's Pricey Apartment Market

North Dakota's boomtown rents once rivaled New York City. But those rents have... 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

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Trends in Designing for Millennials What are Millennials looking for when they look at your community? In this video, some of the industry’s top architects discuss the aesthetics that... Read more
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Top 5 REITs

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2. Camden Property Trust

3. Associated Estates Realty Corp.

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5. Equity Residential

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Latest Commentary

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Small Apartments: Are We Building Too Many? Small Apartments: Are We Building Too Many?

Data from the past decade show the increasing popularity, and construction, of small units. But is the supply getting out of control? Read more

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The Key to Attracting and Retaining Tenants The Key to Attracting and Retaining Tenants

It’s not all about location and high-end amenities. Read more

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New Construction: Friend or Foe in 2015? New Construction: Friend or Foe in 2015?

The apartment market outlook for this year is promising, but the continued increase in completions warrants careful observation, writes Ryan Severino, Reis' senior economist and director of research. Read more

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Technology

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

WordPress Plug-In Aims for Easy Listing
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WordPress Plug-In Aims for Easy Listing

30 Lines hopes to bring the ease of online shopping at Amazon to apartment... 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

"Wonka-esque" Cableless Elevator Unveiled
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"Wonka-esque" Cableless Elevator Unveiled

ThyssenKrupp reveals new cableless elevator that could revolutionize high-rise... Read more

Package Locker Industry Lifts Off
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Package Locker Industry Lifts Off

Leasing offices are becoming inundated with residents' packages, but package... Read more

Hacked! Seven Tips for Preventing and Managing a Data Breach
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Hacked! Seven Tips for Preventing and Managing a Data Breach

Data breaches aren't going to stop any time soon, so you may as well be prepared... Read more

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