Industry News | Wk of June 10

Industry News | Wk of June 10

HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS The Best Security Practices For Multifamily EmployeesTen real estate and leasing professionals were murdered in 2017 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Then in January, Salt Lake City realtor Dave Stokoe went to his apartment community to evict a pair of residents but never returned. He was later found in […]

How Technology Works as a Catalyst in the Evolution of Leasing

How Technology Works as a Catalyst in the Evolution of Leasing

Being a leasing agent is hard work. Not only do associates have to manage prospects and sign new residents, but they also have to keep current residents satisfied, oversee resident-retention efforts and perform the countless day-to-day tasks that keep a leasing office running. As a new article in Multifamily Executive shows, many operators are turning […]

Industry News | Wk of April 29

Industry News | Wk of April 29

HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS Seven Ways to Urbanize the SuburbsOver the past two decades, developers have mastered what is needed to entice urban dwellers to live in downtown apartment communities. But now, as downtown locales become increasingly congested, developers are aiming to give renters an urbanized experience in suburban locales. To make it work, they’ll […]

Closing the Loophole on Unauthorized Pets

Closing the Loophole on Unauthorized Pets

It’s true that assistance animals and the potential fraud surrounding them present a considerable challenge for community management teams. But as this National Apartment Association article by JVM’s Kortney Balas shows, unauthorized pets are a more common problem. Fortunately, pet-screening processes are effectively addressing the issue.

Industry News | Wk of April 15

Industry News | Wk of April 15

HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS Amenities War Might Not Be The Best Student Housing Strategy Amenities make a big splash and provide Instagrammable moments. But some developers and school administrators are rethinking the emphasis of these glitzy additions at student housing communities, instead dedicating their focus to more mundane-but-necessary features.

The ROI From Investing in Company Culture

The ROI From Investing in Company Culture

The ROI of company culture is something that can be measured in both financial returns and intangible benefits. This article discusses why organizations should start investing in culture and the benefits of doing so.

Industry News | Wk of April 1

Industry News | Wk of April 1

HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS The Five Biggest Onsite Technology Mistakes Technology implementation should shorten the to-do lists of onsite teams, not lengthen them. That’s according to Jared Miller, chief operating officer of RedPeak, whose rule of thumb when incorporating tech is to ease the burden of the company’s onsite teams.

Industry News | Wk of March 18

Industry News | Wk of March 18

HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS For Gen Z, Word of Mouth is Even Louder Gen Z often gets lumped in with millennials when talking about younger generations. But this generation (born 1996 or later) is not simply a continuation of its predecessor.

Industry News | Wk of March 4

Industry News | Wk of March 4

HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS Multifamily Construction’s 7 Deadly Sins As apartment operators clamor to unveil their new developments in time to beat the competition and capture a hot market, time is a precious commodity.

Multifamily Offers Unique Opportunities for Career Growth

Multifamily Offers Unique Opportunities for Career Growth

The multifamily industry is unique, in that, once people find a job in multifamily, they end up sticking around for years, and with good reason. The opportunities for growth and development are significant.