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Greystar's $1.5 Billion Deal With Equity: A Closer Look Greystar's $1.5 Billion Deal With Equity: A Closer Look

In one of the most opportunistic cases of multifamily acquisitions youíre likely to see in 2013, Charleston, S.C.-based Greystar has ironed out the details on a monster de Read more

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Multifamily's Economic Effect on 12 American Cities

While the economic impact of a new multifamiily development is somewhat easy to measure, the contribution of ongoing operations and resident spending tallies up to a far greater amount. Here's a look at that contrast in a dozen metros. Read more

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Energy Benchmarking Helps Quantify the ROI of Green

The latest city to announce that it has undertaken giant leaps when it comes to its multifamily energy benchmarking is Seattle, Wash. Read more

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Equity Residential Sells Assets to Fund Archstone Purchase Equity Residential Sells Assets to Fund Archstone Purchase

In the largest multifamily portfolio sale the industry has seen in five years, Archstone has been divided up by two high-profile REITs. Read more

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Illinois Public Housing Opens Doors to New Gun Policy

While some would argue that stricter regulations and controls is the answer to reducing firearm violence, those in Champaign, Illinois apparently think more guns should be allowed, particularly in public housing. Read more

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