More stories about Archstone

  • Analysts Supportive of Equity's Recent Move in Archstone Sale

    Last week’s announcement by Chicago-based Equity Residential (EQR) that it entered into an agreement to spend $1.325 billion in cash for a 26.5 percent ownership interest in Denver-based Archstone, which owns 48,922 units and has 1,332 units under construction, took some people by surprise.

  • Archstone Sale Watch

    Multifamily Executive is keeping close tabs on the potential sale of Archstone, as Lehman Bros., Bank of America, and Barclay’s try to navigate the right disposition strategy for the portfolio that was taken private for $22 billion in 2007. Check out our coverage, along with breaking news from...

  • Report Says Equity Residential Leads in Archstone Chase

    For a while, Chicago-based Equity Residential has been rumored as a potential buyer for parts of Denver-based Archstone’s massive portfolio. A Wednesday report from The Wall Street Journal verifies that speculation, saying that Equity Residential “has emerged as the lead bidder in the contest to...

  • How They Fit: Matching the Archstone Portfolio to AvalonBay, Equity

    According to a geographic exposure study recently conducted by Charlottesville, Va.-based SNL Financial, since 2007, Archstone has decreased its overall asset exposure in Virginia and California, while increasing its asset bulk in Georgia, Florida, and Texas.

  • Foreign Investors Increasingly Eye U.S. Multifamily, Despite FIRPTA

    Foreign investors have spent about $2 billion so far this year on U.S. apartments, despite a 21-year-old law that imposes stiff tax penalties on cross-border investment in real estate.

  • Easy Pickings

    Online renewal technologies can more effectively close the deal on the easiest leasing customer you’ll ever have: your current residents.

  • Pop Quiz: Q&A with Archstone Development Exec Jay Curran

    Like many multifamily developers, Denver-based Archstone sees opportunity in Texas. To help capitalize on those possibilities, the firm recently promoted Jay Curran (previously with Atlanta-based Novare) to vice president of development for Texas. He took some time recently to chat with ...

  • All Silent on Archstone Portfolio Sale

    Following a Reuters report last week that revealed Archstone was quietly shopping its apartment portfolio, a shortlist of potential buyers declined to comment on whether or not the Denver-based owner/operator of 57,474 units has solicited their respective firms regarding a deal.

  • Apartment Executives Embrace Dashboarding to Leverage Business Intelligence

    The pros and cons of integrating systems dashboarding for apartment oeprators and executives.

  • Archstone Breaks Ground on Mammoth D.C. Project

    For years, Washington, D.C., area residents would drive by the 10-acre, old convention center site between New York Ave. NW and 9th, H, and 11th streets, and wonder one thing—why hasn’t anyone built here yet?