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    January 2023 roundup: New multifamily products

    This month’s highlights range from ultra-thin showerheads to insulated corner sheathing.

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    Wolfson breaks ground on rental townhomes in Orlando, Florida

    Encanto Isla is set to deliver its first units in the third quarter.

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    OUTLOOK 2023

    3 reasons why labor, material and land prices may ease in 2023

    Construction costs for developers should moderate this year, experts say.

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    Apartment demand drops to lowest level since 2009

    Market indicators point to higher absorption in 2023, but consumer confidence needs a rebound first.

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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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    Apartment sales volume drops 17% in 2022

    Prices also fell from November to December.

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    $448M loan backing 62 San Francisco properties goes into default

    Veritas, the city’s biggest landlord, is looking for a partner to help recapitalize the assets.

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    Fogelman makes a purchase near the University of Georgia

    The Memphis, Tennessee-based firm acquired 1,660 units, totaling $291 million, in 2022.

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    Deep Dive

    Recession watch: Why the next one will be different

    Executives from Skanska, Lendlease, Suffolk and others see unique characteristics in an economic slowdown this year.

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    OUTLOOK 2023

    3 questions about REITs in 2023

    The public companies could see an opportunity to get more aggressive in the new year, but deteriorating fundamentals may provide challenges.

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    2 longtime DC real estate firms join forces

    By acquiring Borger, Donohoe adds a residential management division.

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    Flexible rent payment options gain popularity as affordability decreases

    Buy now, pay later programs save property managers time and help struggling renters stay up to date.

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    Chicago rent growth will moderate in 2023, owner says

    Peak Properties’ Mike Zucker is focusing on retaining both employees and residents this year.

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    OUTLOOK 2023

    Apartment investors look for discounts in 2023

    With $249 billion in debt maturing in the next two years, some owners may have to sell regardless of whether they’re ready.

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    Fifield Cos. starts transit-oriented development in Denver suburb

    The 302-unit Arden Englewood Apartments takes design cues from the surrounding neighborhood.

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    Trion scores 37% rate of return on Oregon deal

    The company sold Fox Meadows in Portland for $19.35 million after holding it for two years.

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    Best of Builders’ Show program highlights new products

    See which products from the International Builders’ Show have potential for the multifamily sector.

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    OUTLOOK 2023

    Capital challenges squeeze apartment developers

    With financing harder to obtain, some firms may press pause on construction in 2023.

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    After a strong 2022, rent growth expected to slow this year

    Rents rose 6.2% in 2022, posting a second straight year of rapid growth —  but that has decelerated in recent months, according to Yardi Matrix.

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    CMBS delinquency rate rises in December

    Multifamily’s 36-basis-point increase topped all commercial real estate sectors.

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    OUTLOOK 2023

    Managers prepare for a challenging year

    Expense control and retention will be priorities amid concerns about inflation and the economy.

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    Mosaic, Atlantic Jasper break ground on large-scale BTR community in Northern Arizona

    The Flats at Jasper will consist of 240 horizontal apartment-style units.

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    Washington, D.C., apartments offer art-focused amenities

    Gallery 64 is co-located with the Rubell Museum DC and features a makerspace and recording studio.

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    Dallas developer takes ‘pet friendly’ to the next level

    Steve Bardack’s Fidus Pet Concierge Communities aims to purchase and renovate garden-style properties with pet-friendly features. 

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    As lending dries up, single-family BTR draws in young professionals

    Difficulties with loans raise the appeal of amenity-rich rental communities for would-be buyers, says Bryan Moore of DBA Architects.