Rick Graf

2016 Economic Outlook: Rent Growth
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2016 Economic Outlook: Rent Growth

Rent growth should remain strong at above-average rates this year, but a... More

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Putting on the Ritz: How to Stand Out in the Class A Sector Putting on the Ritz: How to Stand Out in the Class A Sector

As renter expectations grow ever more sophisticated, high-end product continues to evolve to sate demand, and B and C properties reap the collateral rewards. More

CEOs Optimistic About Upturn Momentum
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CEOs Optimistic About Upturn Momentum

Five of the industry's top CEOs give their perspective on "What inning are we in?" More

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Top Execs: Revenue Management Software Needs Human Touch Top Execs: Revenue Management Software Needs Human Touch

Although revenue management software has become a standard tool for larger firms, it can’t be relied on completely for calling pricing shots, experts say. More

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Will Oversupply Threaten the Industry's Momentum?

Although there are several markets that will likely struggle with oversupply, industry leaders aren’t concerned about the more than 75,000 units that are expected to deliver before the end of this year, according to data from Dallas-based Axiometrics. The research firm also expects more than 222,000 units to come to fruition next year. More

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Homing In: Single-Family Rental Firms Ponder End Game Homing In: Single-Family Rental Firms Ponder End Game

The single-family rental market is maturing, but like most adolescents, it's unsure of what it wants to be when it grows up. Here, MFE takes a deep dive into this new institutional asset class, with the sector's biggest players weighing in on their challenges, opportunities and exit plans. More

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Rivals See Opportunity in Greystar-Riverstone Marriage

The Greystar-Riverstone marriage leaves industry leaders wondering how they'll compete, and what's next for their firms. More

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Top Execs: What is the Biggest Threat to Multifamily's Momentum?

Four of the industry's top execs—Cindy Clare, Rick Graf, Ed Pettinella, and Walt Smith—chime in on what they see as the biggest obstacles standing in the way of the multifamily industry's momentum. More

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Baby Boomer Boom: Senior Housing Need to Rise In Near Future Baby Boomer Boom: Senior Housing Need to Rise In Near Future

While much of the talk about demographic demand-drivers centers on Gen Y, there's another population poised to reshape the multifamily landscape. More

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Do Renters Really Care if Their Building Is Green?

Many owners and managers aren't convinced that renters will pay more for green features, though surveys say they will. More

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