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    Demand on the rise for electric vehicle charging at multifamily properties

    EV adoption will accelerate next year thanks to new tax credits and expanding options from automakers. Are your properties ready?

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    Q&A

    Dallas design firm gives residents the luxury experience they demand

    Apartment properties must be timeless, classic and authentic, according to designer Paige Byrd, who is seeing leasing offices shrink in favor of more amenity spaces.

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    SFR manager Poplar Homes enters the apartment business

    By acquiring 33 Realty’s property management arm, the Cupertino, California-based proptech company grows geographically.

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    Rent growth normalized month to month in August

    Asking rents rose 0.4% last month, a large drop from the previous August but slightly above historical summer growth.

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    Rental owners turn to tech as pressure for ESG reporting grows

    Startups enable firms like Bridge Investment Group and Gables Residential to collect whole-building data, even with individually metered units.

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    August’s largest multifamily delinquencies

    Trepp’s list of the five largest troubled loans includes a student property in Alabama, a rent-restricted property in New York City and a fractured condo in Philadelphia.

  • XL Construction is erecting a mass timber office building for Google at Moffett Park in Sunnyvale, California
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    150 years after the Great Chicago Fire, mass timber buildings are making a comeback

    Now equipped with fire-resistant technologies, a planned Chicago high-rise is among the latest building projects in the U.S. utilizing the carbon-sequestering building material.

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    The top US cities for live-work-play development

    Mixed-use multifamily completions per year have quadrupled since 2010. Here are the cities where this trend is hot.

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    Equity Residential, Toll Brothers partner on 3 Dallas-area developments

    The new luxury rental properties will total 1,053 units.

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    Greystar veteran Stephanie Fuhrman joins Entrata

    The proptech provider, which recently entered Canada, also hired execs who have worked at Yardi and RealPage.

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    Modulous raises $11.5M, appoints new head of US division

    The London-based modular tech firm has its sights set on U.S. multifamily projects.

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    While students may have moved past COVID-19, housing operators still take precautions

    Campus life is nearly back to normal, but supply chain and health issues continue.

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    Increasing number of CMBS loans move into servicing

    The multifamily delinquency rate also rose in August as capital markets’ volatility muddied the long-term picture.

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    Q&A

    Resort-style design wows multifamily clients

    Premier’s Ryan Kimura shares insights on trends, Gen Z and office-to-multifamily conversions.

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    Worker killed in accident at Lendlease jobsite in New York City

    Pape Khoule was pronounced dead on the site of the 1 Java Street mixed-use project in Brooklyn.

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    Even with record occupancies, most student turns go smoothly this year

    Many operators have applied lessons learned during the pandemic to make the process successful as students return in force to off-campus housing.

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    FirstService Residential signs 1,350 units in New York City

    The buildings’ new management will include energy-efficiency consulting with a focus on decarbonization.

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    Hines makes second-largest purchase in South Florida history

    After tracking Gables Station since February, Hines closed on the property in July after another buyer dropped out.

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    Q&A

    Will resident events pick up in 2023?

    As one management firm looks to ramp up on-site activities, it is also carefully adding new technology.

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    Rent growth fell in August

    Yardi expects a slowdown through the end of 2022, though YOY rent growth remains high at the national and metro levels.

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    Eden hires former Bank of America executive to lead new Charlotte office

    The Miami-based developer plans to use North Carolina as a springboard to growth in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

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    NMHC names Sharon Wilson Géno as president-elect

    Wilson Géno will succeed longtime president Doug Bibby in January 2023.

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    Satisfaction with military housing drops among Army families

    Sixteen installations with privatized housing saw their satisfaction scores increase, while 26 saw declines.

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    How the Inflation Reduction Act will affect the multifamily sector

    The legislation, which does not include changes to carried interest requirements, allocates funds for energy-efficient retrofits.

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    Q&A

    This company hasn’t forgotten about the Pacific Northwest

    Despite tenant delinquencies making underwriting and operating more difficult, Odyssey Properties Group still likes the Seattle area.