Summer 2013 Table of Contents

2013 CFO Survey 2013 CFO Survey

As some markets slow down, others are heating up: CFOs try to find the best opportunities for 2014. Read more

How Reliable Is the Risk Premium? How Reliable Is the Risk Premium?

As you enter budgeting season, keep in mind that interest rates may not be the most accurate bellwether anymore. Read more

Are Multifamily Investor Preferences Shifting? Are Multifamily Investor Preferences Shifting?

Recent multifamily investment volumes indicate an early but potentially growing emphasis on Class B and C properties. Read more

Disposition Watch: Is Now the Best Time to Sell?

Record prices paid on trophy assets suggest we’re not too far from reaching the top of the upturn. Read more

Money Talks: Banks Grow More Aggressive on Construction Loans

However, there are concerns that this sector is building too many higher-priced apartments. Read more

Mid-America Apartment Communities Set to Acquire Colonial Properties Trust

Mid-America Apartment Communities is poised to acquire Colonial Properties Trust to form the second-largest publicly traded apartment REIT. Read more

HUD to Shut, Consolidate Field Offices

HUD plans to close 16 field offices as part of a restructuring move. Read more

Absolute Power Absolute Power

From one perspective, the multifamily industry is huge and decentralized. More than 16 million apartments sprawl across the country, with big players controlling hundreds of thousands of units and tiny firms managing just a building or two. Read more

Multifamily's Top Secondary Markets

Five industry insiders discuss their picks for the hottest up-and-coming secondary markets. Read more

Top 10 Resident Complaints in the Multifamily Industry

J Turner Research unveils the top 10 residential complaints from tenants across the nation. Read more

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