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    REIT Report

    MAA sees new lease pricing improve after 7% fall

    The REIT’s blended pricing rose 130 basis points in January, and the firm expects fundamentals to improve as the year plays out.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    Invitation aims to buy up to $1B in houses in 2024

    The single-family rental owner is also looking to expand its new third-party management business.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from Multifamily Dive

    A roundup of some of Multifamily Dive’s top stories of 2024.

    By Multifamily Dive staff
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    Arizona bill prohibits dog breed restrictions at multifamily properties

    Another proposal in California would require property owners to accept all common pets.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    5 of the largest office conversions underway across the US

    Over 55,000 residential units are in the pipeline, concentrated in major metros.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    REIT Report

    Essex sees improvements in delinquencies

    Although the REIT operates in relatively low-supply markets, it only expects 1.25% in rent growth.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    3 ways property managers can respond to the changing market

    Data-backed guidance on increasing operational efficiency and resident experience in today’s market.

    By Stacy Holden, Senior Director, Industry Principal at AppFolio Inc • Feb. 20, 2024
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    REIT Report

    UDR turns to defense

    In addition to focusing on occupancy, the REIT is using AI to combat fraud.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    FTC junk fee proposal lacks ‘utility,’ real estate groups say

    The 11 associations, including the NMHC and NAA, say the rule is “too broad” for multifamily application.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    REIT Report

    Camden expects a ‘transition year’ for supply, with the highest concessions in Nashville and Austin

    Overall, the firm predicts property revenues to fall between 0.5% to 2.5%, with Southern California leading the way.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    5 ways AI is transforming the apartment industry

    Both predictive and generative tools have seen applications in leasing, marketing and data analysis.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    REIT Report

    AVB generated $10M from its AvalonConnect rollout in 2023

    Like EQR, the REIT expects a slower year in 2024 with NOI growth of 1.25%.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    Q&A

    Cortland names new architecture lead

    Bill Davis brings a holistic approach to his new role as executive vice president of design and architecture at the Atlanta-based developer, owner and manager.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    First settlements in RealPage antitrust suit announced

    AIR and Cushman & Wakefield are working with the plaintiffs in the antitrust case, according to court documents.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    Senators introduce bill to prevent use of algorithms to raise rent

    If passed, the legislation would make rent coordination a violation of the Sherman Act.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    REIT Report

    EQR sees renewal rents above 5%

    The REIT expects to see costs fall in 2024, including those from payroll, maintenance and repair.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    4 takeaways from the NMHC conference

    The association’s packed event in San Diego last week featured lots of commentary about housing supply.

    By Feb. 6, 2024
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    Opinion

    Renters weigh in on their favorite workout room features

    As the Peloton bike wanes in demand, fitness equipment like CrossFit and TRX are tops with apartment residents, according to a new NMHC report.

    By Sarah Yaussi • Feb. 5, 2024
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    Greystar to take over Wood’s management operations

    The largest apartment operator in the country will manage all current and future projects from the Atlanta-based developer.

    By Feb. 2, 2024
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    Is the EV revolution over?

    Despite a sales slowdown, apartment owners and developers should charge ahead with electric vehicle infrastructure, experts say.

    By Amanda Loudin • Jan. 31, 2024
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    Q&A

    DMG sees a range of trends among its renters

    Chicago-based Daniel Management Group has noted rising demand for green space, EV charging and private garages, among other features.

    By Jan. 30, 2024
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    Fitch: Multifamily CMBS delinquencies to double in 2024

    Heightened levels of new supply, slowing revenue growth and higher expenses will challenge apartments.

    By Jan. 29, 2024
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    Q&A

    Management exec sees softening in NYC metro

    In the suddenly competitive market, FirstService Residential’s Marc Pollack is prioritizing service.

    By Jan. 26, 2024
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    What apartment leaders need to know for 2024

    It’s anyone’s guess what will happen in the next 12 months, but these insights from multifamily pros can help bring the year into focus. 

    By Multifamily Dive Staff • Jan. 26, 2024
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    EXECUTIVE MOVES

    Denholtz brings on apartment veteran as director of multifamily

    Coming from Mill Creek Residential, Jeff Fenner intends to streamline the company’s operations.

    By Jan. 22, 2024
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    Colorado tenant sues Greystar over alleged junk fees

    The former resident claims that the multifamily giant charged tenants illegal and hidden fees for items like pest control, valet trash and billing.

    By Jan. 22, 2024