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    Are interest rates too high? Daryl Carter has seen much worse

    Avanath’s CEO is still getting affordable apartment deals done despite volatility in the market.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    Application fraud on the rise

    Catching scammers before they sign a lease is often easier said than done, according to multifamily owners, operators and vendors.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    Blackstone sees for-sale cost increases driving rental demand

    With cap rates rising, the investment giant is focusing on cash flow with multifamily acquisitions.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Oct. 28, 2022
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    The Habitat Co. breaks ground on high-rise apartment tower in Chicago

    Cassidy on Canal will add 343 new apartments in the Fulton River District.

    By Oct. 28, 2022
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    Thought Leaders: October 2022

    Executives from Greystar, Blackfin and more talk about their latest challenges and successes.

    By Multifamily Dive Staff • Oct. 28, 2022
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    Operators manage owners’ expectations as rent growth turns ‘less good’

    Although the Phoenix economy has expanded, John Carlson of Mark-Taylor Residential knows rental growth will slow.

    By Oct. 20, 2022
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    Inside one company’s strategy to focus on the Latino market

    Eagle Property Capital’s value-add strategy goes beyond property improvements to make its residents' lives better.

    By Oct. 18, 2022
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    4 ways apartment operators can boost hiring, retention

    Upgraded benefits and pay, better training and more flexibility are among the perks that management companies are offering to attract and retain workers.

    By Oct. 18, 2022
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    Is it getting easier to staff apartment properties?

    Although it may be easier to find workers for property-level jobs, filling service roles is still challenging.

    By Oct. 17, 2022
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    Toll Brothers breaks ground on luxury mid-rise near Dallas

    The firm aims to have 2,400 units under construction across Texas by the end of the year.

    By Oct. 17, 2022
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    3 items property managers are focused on this fall

    Budgeting and getting back to basics take center stage for the rest of the year, according to execs from Cortland, Village Green and Bainbridge.

    By Oct. 12, 2022
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    Landlords bear the burden of gun safety in their communities

    Most states leave tough decisions about the complicated issue of firearm restrictions to multifamily property owners.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Oct. 11, 2022
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    Apartment owner says Dallas is still undersupplied

    Even with a robust supply pipeline and slowing rent growth, Ashland Greene’s CEO likes the fundamentals in his hometown.

    By Oct. 11, 2022
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    9 of the year’s top amenity trends

    Coworking space is among the most vital, with rentable household items, to-go markets and pet wash stations also cited by multifamily experts.

    By Oct. 10, 2022
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    Lendlease Americas names new CEO

    Claire Johnston has overseen the firm’s military housing portfolio and its Bay Area development venture with Google.

    By Oct. 6, 2022
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    Fannie Mae launches program to help renters boost their credit scores

    For a 12-month period, Fannie Mae will cover the costs of collecting and disseminating rent payment data for multifamily owners that use one of three approved vendors.

    By Oct. 5, 2022
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    This small firm aims to manage 75,000 units in the next 2 years

    Virginia-based Middleburg Communities is aggressively pursuing other property management firms.

    By Oct. 3, 2022
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    Greystar reshapes design strategy around remote work boom

    Gary McLuskey, the multifamily giant’s design chief, talks about co-living, affordability and post-pandemic trends.

    By Oct. 3, 2022
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    Thought Leaders: September 2022

    Executives from Beacon, Milhaus and more talk about their latest challenges and successes.

    By Multifamily Dive Staff • Sept. 30, 2022
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    $603B worth of apartments lie in Hurricane Ian’s path

    As the mega storm bears down on Florida, multifamily is the most vulnerable commercial real estate sector.

    By Sept. 28, 2022
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    Housing Trust Group opens 96 affordable units in Hollywood, Florida

    With subsidized rents starting at $401, Hudson Village is the first new affordable high-rise development in the city in over two decades.

    By Sept. 21, 2022
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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?

    By Sept. 20, 2022
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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.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Sept. 19, 2022
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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.

    By Sept. 14, 2022
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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.

    By Sept. 12, 2022