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  • Star Struck

    It's not in Hollywood, but Arc Development promises that Solaria, its new 65-condominium project, will have its residents seeing stars.

  • Austin: City Unlimited

    Austin is back. After the tech bust and old-fashioned overbuilding sent apartment occupancy and rents into a tailspin from 2001 to 2003, the market now has recovered fully and ranks once more as the standout performer across the state of Texas.

  • Lights Out

    The momentum to ban smoking in both public and private locales is growing at lightning speed. Each year, more cities and counties across the country prohibit smoking at restaurants and bars. Just a few months ago, hotel giant Marriot International became 100 percent smoke-free. And now, an...

  • Failed Luxury

    The condominium market is cooling, and even a star as hot as actor George Clooney can't heat it up again.

  • Keen to Be Green: Sustainability is Popular in Remodeling

    Environmentally friendly building practices are a hot topic in the remodeling industry.

  • Family Style

    Even with its unusual challenges–namely, building a part-rental, part-for-sale housing development for both seniors and foster children on 47 acres of wetlands–Pam Goodman, president of Boston-based Beacon Communities Development, just couldn't say no.

  • Hit List

    Dan Haefner, the chief information officer at Atlanta-based Lane Co., had a decision to make. With an ever-growing number of projects on Lane's technology to-do list, his own team was already stretched from rolling out a new Web-based property management system at the company. Then, a new request...

  • Foreign Interest

    In the past, buying multifamily properties in the United States was a no-brainer for foreign investors if they could afford it. The selling point: stability. With political and economic stability, foreign investors can feel secure about putting their money in American apartments, according to Wayne...

  • On Alert

    Is your apartment community prepared in the event of a terrorist attack? That question is top of mind in the real estate community as next month marks the fifth anniversary of the tragic events of Sept. 11. While it's difficult to discuss the possibility of future attacks, the anniversary...

  • Back to School

    Four days. Two thousand-plus anxious students and all their frantic parents. 110 degrees. Twenty-five Place Properties' employees and 60 university staffers. Welcome to move-in week for students at Kennesaw State University, outside of Atlanta.