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    Opinion

    Concessions are here to stay, and other takeaways from a PRM veteran

    Donald Davidoff has learned a thing or two in the nearly 25 years since pricing and revenue management software was introduced to the industry.

    By Donald Davidoff • Sept. 7, 2023
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    Apartment pros list their top challenges

    Owners’ and operators’ most pressing concerns have changed significantly over the past two years, according to a new NAA survey.

    By Sept. 6, 2023
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    Trendline

    Artificial Intelligence

    Multifamily Dive breaks down the pros and cons of this nascent technology for apartment owners, operators and managers.  

    By Multifamily Dive staff
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    PRODUCTS

    August 2023 roundup: New multifamily products

    Xtone, Mannington Commercial and Island Stone have expanded their surfacing styles.

    By Aug. 30, 2023
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    AvalonBay dropped from RealPage suit

    More than 30 filings against the property management software provider and several apartment owners and operators have been consolidated into one case in Nashville, Tennessee.

    By Aug. 25, 2023
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    Opinion

    7 things to know about starting an EV charging program

    As electric vehicle demand increases and government mandates approach, multifamily firms are plugging in to incentives.

    By Mark Vogel • Aug. 22, 2023
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    Is Threads worth a look?

    As X — formerly known as Twitter — struggles, Meta’s new platform could serve as a substitute for some multifamily marketers, experts say. 

    By Amanda Loudin • Aug. 18, 2023
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    REIT Report

    Revenue growth boosts AvalonBay

    As market conditions slow, the Virginia-based REIT sees an opportunity to pick up land in its expansion metros.

    By Aug. 16, 2023
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    Report: Passive House nears cost parity with traditional construction

    The number of Passive-built multifamily projects has surged since 2018, owing to energy savings and climate and health benefits, according to a new report.

    By Aug. 10, 2023
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    JLL rolls out proprietary AI model

    The firm’s technology division developed the tool specifically for the commercial real estate industry and is looking to offer it to clients in the future. 

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Aug. 10, 2023
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    DEALS + STARTS

    Manhattan office tower purchased for $172.5M for apartment conversion

    Silverstein Properties, Metro Loft Management and CetraRuddy will redesign 55 Broad Street into 571 apartments.

    By Aug. 9, 2023
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    REIT Report

    Coastal markets show strength in UDR’s busy Q2

    As more than 20% of its sites use staff-less technology, the REIT continues to focus on customer experience.

    By Aug. 7, 2023
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    Managers look for solutions to maintenance labor woes

    Operators are exploring centralization, training and incentives to fill maintenance gaps.

    By Aug. 7, 2023
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    Q&A

    How to safely store e-bikes, e-scooters in apartments

    Defects in lithium-ion batteries or charging systems for e-bikes and e-scooters can cause a thermal runaway in the battery system, posing a fire risk. 

    By Aug. 2, 2023
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    PRODUCTS

    July 2023 roundup: New multifamily products

    This month’s highlights include structural components, high-level finishes and a smart security system.

    By July 26, 2023
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    New development in Nashville exudes a country farmhouse style

    Crescent Communities’ Novel Harpeth Heights is inspired by the nature and architecture of Middle Tennessee.

    By July 24, 2023
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    Q&A

    How Fogelman approaches centralization

    The company is looking to make administrative functions more efficient and experiment with artificial intelligence.

    By July 24, 2023
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    PRODUCTS

    Pet-friendly products, services for apartments

    Here are a few of the pet-related tools and amenities that were on display at the recent Apartmentalize conference.

    By July 19, 2023
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    PRODUCTS

    June 2023 roundup: New multifamily offerings from Apartmentalize

    Industry suppliers showcased their products and services in Atlanta earlier this month.

    By June 28, 2023
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    Lawmakers urge HUD to prohibit biometric recognition tech in federally funded housing

    Concerns include racial bias and harassment for minor rule violations.

    By June 2, 2023
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    Charlotte developer tops out mass timber project

    The Joinery will feature two seven-story buildings with a total of 360 units.

    By Matthew Thibault • May 31, 2023
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    PRODUCTS

    May 2023 roundup: New multifamily products

    Coatings and stone veneers are in the spotlight this month.

    By May 24, 2023
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    Virginia-based owner plans to add property management services

    As other firms have scaled back their management presence, Capital Square is jumping into operations.

    By May 23, 2023
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    REIT Report

    Essex predicts rebound in West Coast markets

    Although it is monitoring other areas for expansion, the REIT is comfortable with its regional focus, according to CEO Angela L. Kleiman.

    By May 17, 2023
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    For Gen Z renters, it’s all about experiences

    Tenants are looking for a place to live tied to a lifestyle or location, as well as “Instagrammable” moments they can share.

    By May 16, 2023
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    REITs defend themselves against RealPage pricing model lawsuit

    On recent earnings calls, Equity Residential and Essex Property Trust executives said the allegations in the class-action suit were without merit.

    By May 16, 2023