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    2023’s biggest multifamily events

    It’s time to plan for this year. Multifamily Dive has you covered with a full list of the industry conferences, expos and meetings coming up.

    Updated Jan. 9, 2023
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    How apartment managers can crack the TikTok code

    The controversial app has become the newest frontier in multifamily marketing as its core user base — Gen Z — comes of age.

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    Mixed-use project breaks ground in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District

    The Wynwood Plaza will feature a landscaped pedestrian thoroughfare by the designers of New York City’s High Line.

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    National average rent unchanged in February

    Affordability, economic conditions and supply and demand will determine the near-term future of the spring renting season.

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    Eyeing national expansion, Northland opens second HQ in Texas

    The Newton, Massachusetts-based firm also added Jeff England as vice president of multifamily.

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    Bank failures cause uncertainty for contractors

    The collapses of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank could weaken this year’s outlook for commercial real estate and construction, an economist said.

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    Failed Signature Bank had a deep reach in the NYC rental market

    The lender funded approximately 3,000 apartment buildings in the city, according to one source.

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    CBRE: Looming oversupply will be short-lived

    Even with a surplus of multifamily development over the short term, an additional 2.3 million new units will be needed nationwide over the next 10 years, according to a new analysis.

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    Developer breaks ground on third community in Northwest Arkansas

    With The Junction of Scottsdale, Mia Rose Holdings has 614 units underway in the region.

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    How multifamily builders are getting ahead of inflation

    Bozzuto Construction’s newly minted VP advocates for the use of 3D modeling tech to increase efficiency.

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    Sonder, Latch among companies with deposits at beleaguered SVB

    The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank could affect both multifamily borrowers and technology suppliers.

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    When will apartment sales return?

    The Federal Reserve signaling a slowdown in interest rate hikes could be the start of bringing certainty to the market.

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    HUD chief targets rental fees, tenant screening

    Secretary Marcia Fudge says landlords should eliminate “duplicative, excessive and undisclosed fees” and identify “bottom-line” amounts tenants will pay.

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    Cadillac Fairview completes acquisition of Lincoln’s residential division

    Lincoln CEO Tim Byrne is retiring as a new group of leaders takes the helm at the Dallas-based company.

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    To fight e-bike fires, New York state and city lawmakers crack down on unsafe batteries, chargers

    “Reconditioned and untested batteries are contributing to a serious threat to the health and safety of New Yorkers in their homes and in their jobs,” state Sen. Liz Krueger said.

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    Standard Communities grabs a controlling interest in more than 3,000 affordable units

    The purchase marks Standard’s first acquisition in Florida and its first affordable purchase in Georgia.

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    Florida, Southeast poised to lead second-half comeback for developers

    With a few savvy tactics, developers can be ready to benefit from the next round of industry growth, according to a Florida-based Ryan Cos. executive.

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    Senators urge DOJ to investigate RealPage

    The group of legislators recently wrapped up an investigation of the firm’s rent-setting software.

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    The cities with the highest, lowest rental vacancy rates

    The national rate has held relatively steady over the past four quarters, according to Census data.

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    Coastal developers, owners brace for ‘outrageous’ jump in insurance costs

    Extreme-weather events and population growth have driven up the price of insurance for apartment companies, according to a new report.

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    MBA expects multifamily lending to fall 16%

    Five percent of nonbank multifamily mortgages are slated to mature in 2023.

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    ‘We’re not going to have one’: AGC economist dismisses a 2023 recession

    A strong U.S. economy should fend off recession concerns this year, said Ken Simonson, chief economist for Associated General Contractors of America.

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    HUD loan volume falls

    Despite the slowdown, the agency’s existing loans could be coveted by borrowers this year.

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    3 award-winning multifamily projects highlight excellence in design

    The developments received top awards from the National Association of Home Builders.

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    Why Three Pillars is betting on distressed buys

    The Houston-based private equity firm tapped into investors from the U.S. and the Middle East to help target Sun Belt properties.