July 2009 Table of Contents

Deals Failing at the Finish Line

OVER THE PAST EIGHT months, it has been hard enough for brokers to find a buyer and seller willing to agree on a sales price for an apartment property. Read more

Same as it Ever Was Same as it Ever Was

SLOW AND STEADY WINS the race, according to Aesop, and nowhere is that more evident than the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Read more

Hits & Misses

Capmark Financial Group has completed a financial restructuring designed to keep the wolves away from its door. Read more

Deal Roundup Deal Roundup

Irvine, Calif.— Jamboree Housing Corp. has opened Granite Court Apartments. Read more

Industry Dodges a Bullet—For Now

A BROAD HOUSING BILL that includes far-reaching efforts to reform the nation’s housing and financial markets was signed by President Barack Obama in May. Read more

Beantown Holds Steady Beantown Holds Steady

GIVEN TODAY’S ECONOMY, things could be a lot worse in Boston. Read more

Mass Exodus Mass Exodus

IT'S GETTING MORE DIFFICULT to find small loans these days. Read more

People People

Tracy Bowers, a multifamily industry veteran, was named the senior director of real estate for Charlotte, N.C.-based Greystar Real Estate Partners. Read more

The Gathering Storm The Gathering Storm

Call it the aftershock refi. Read more

Latent Power Latent Power

When Trinity Property Consultants began its search for revenue management software, it naturally turned to the industry’s two leading offerings, Rainmaker’s LRO and Real- Page’s YieldStar. Read more

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