Industry News | Week of October 21

HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS 10 Things About Drone Deliveries to Apartments Drone deliveries are no longer a whimsical concept for apartment communities. In fact, apartment communities could start seeing this happen as soon as 2020 as several logistical obstacles have been cleared and companies are starting to ramp up their air-based commercial delivery efforts. While […]

Industry News | Wk of September 30

Industry News | Wk of September 30

HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS Demand For Corporate Housing Continues to Rise Spurred by seasonal travelers, empty nesters, employees on out-of-town business and younger generations trying to put off buying that first home, corporate housing continues to become more popular. Corporate housing—fully furnished and fully serviced homes available for short-term rental—spiked 12 percent from 2014 to […]

Industry News | Wk of September 16

Industry News | Wk of September 16

HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS Lenders Won’t Cover Rising Construction Costs on Multifamily Projects Apartment developers have been forced to put more equity into their new properties. That’s because lenders are balking at covering the rising cost of construction in the loans, particularly as the current cycle matures.

Industry News | Week of September 2

Industry News | Week of September 2

HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS Camden: No Weight Limits for Pets In what could be a trend-setting move in the apartment industry, Camden has eradicated weight restrictions for pets.

Digging for Data

Digging for Data

Here at LinnellTaylor Marketing, we keep close tabs on statistics about both the national and individual metro apartment markets. This information serves a couple of purposes.

Industry News | Week of August 19

Industry News | Week of August 19

HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS AI and Leasing Agents Go Hand-in-Hand Artificial intelligence continues to become a valuable tool in the leasing process, and recent efforts by MYND Property Management provide a snapshot as to why. A proprietary machine-learning algorithm developed in-house discovered several key tendencies of prospects, including that those who fill out an optional […]

Here’s A Really Bad Idea: Sue Customers Who Write Negative Reviews About Your Company

Here’s A Really Bad Idea: Sue Customers Who Write Negative Reviews About Your Company

Whether you’re an executive at a large real estate investment trust (REIT), a local community manager or a single owner of a multifamily apartment community, it hurts when a resident goes on a tirade about your community.

Examining the Midyear Market: Despite Naysayers, Multifamily Still Thriving

Examining the Midyear Market: Despite Naysayers, Multifamily Still Thriving

As the white-hot apartment market continued to bustle along at the midpoint of the decade, many in the industry were wary of a potential cooling-off period.

Nothing set to derail Midwest apartment market in near future

Nothing set to derail Midwest apartment market in near future

The Midwest apartment market has enjoyed an impressive run over much of the past decade. And now, as we enter the final months of 2019, that run is set to continue. That’s the point driven home by JVM’s Jay Madary in his new guest column for RE Journals.

Industry News | Wk of August 5

Industry News | Wk of August 5

HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS Scooter-Sharing Revs Up at Chicago Apartments Just as the industry was finding ways to accommodate the ride-share revolution, a new wrinkle has been added: scooter-sharing. Ten scooter-sharing companies are participating in a four-month pilot program at Chicago-area apartments, and the results have been overwhelmingly positive. One community, The Field’s Lofts, ran […]