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 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 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 […]
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 […]
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.
How One Developer Makes Smart-Home Tech Pencil Out
Investing in smart home technology in new developments is something that more and more developers are exploring. But early adopters have been the beneficiaries of their initiative and innovation.
How To Be a Good Development Neighbor
Demolish now and ask questions later? Never a good strategy, according to LMC’s Brad Reisinger. The company’s Divisional President of the Northwest tells GlobeSt.com that forging a strategic partnership with a neighborhood prior to development can have an immeasurable impact. Read more.
Industry News | Wk of July 23
HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS Make Sure Your Technology Rolls Out Successfully Rolling out new technology is always an exciting time and represents a proactive approach for an apartment community. Being eager is natural, but a hasty approach can increase the chances of a rocky beginning.
Industry News | Wk of May 7
HOT & RELEVANT TOPICS Intelligent Machines Will Teach Us – Not Replace Us As technology produces chatbots and other intelligent machines, many are leery of losing their jobs to artificial intelligence.
Why Some Developers Say There’s Still Room to Run
Not all apartment markets are created equal, and while construction may be headed for a dip on a national basis, many developers are confident about continuing to assemble robust development pipelines.