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Denver Tops List of Highest Quarterly Rent Growth Markets

All 79 markets that Reis tracks saw rent increases in the third quarter, but these  10 stood out. More

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Mid-Rise (7 to 11 stories), Grand: The Victor

Modern professionals hunting for luxury, space, and convenience will find nearly everything they’re looking for in The Victor. The property is part of Boston’s effort to restore the urban character of the historic Bulfinch Triangle area and is only steps away from the city’s financial district and North End shops and restaurants. More

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Green Housing, Merit: The Edge

Green is far more than an afterthought at The Edge: It’s an essential part of the brand. Located in Boston’s newly developing, five-building Green District, The Edge incorporates eco-friendly practices into virtually every component of the community. More

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Best Reuse of Land, Grand: Arlington 360

Development at the site of the defunct Symmes hospital was a long time coming. The town of Arlington purchased the land in 2001, after which point several building efforts were unsuccessful. The land’s steep grade and strict conservation requirements presented challenges for Arlington 360 developer Jefferson Apartment Group (JAG), as well. However, those initial obstacles allowed for some of the project’s biggest assets: 11 acres of green space and spectacular views of the Boston skyline. More

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MFEC: Amenities That Span the Generations

When designing and operating a building, you don’t have to necessarily tailor amenities to one generation or the other, experts said during a panel discussion at the Multifamily Executive Conference on Monday. More

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Equity Residential's Up-Front Tenant Fees Illegal, Federal Judge Rules

A federal district court judge ruled that Equity Residential's up-front apartment fees are illegal under Massachusetts law. With potentially thousands of affected tenants, EQR could be faced with a sizable legal tab for this policy. More

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Top 10 Moving Destinations of Summer 2014

Chicago is the nation’s most popular destination for long-distance moves, according to a new study by United Van Lines. More

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New Apartment Energy-Efficiency Rating Introduced

A new numerical assessment can help multifamily owners quickly and easily understand their buildings' energy usage. More

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Live–Work Spaces Present New Opportunity for Owners, Operators

Apartment buildings no longer provide just a home to their residents—many properties are serving tenants with work spaces and business-support services, as well. More

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The City is the Amenity: Five Popular Metros For Gen Y

Washington, D.C., Atlanta, New York, Portland and Austin are among the most popular destinations for our nation's largest generation, according to three multifamily mavens. More

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