Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Our annual NAA Education Conference and Exposition is only weeks away. The conference attracts thousands of apartment industry professionals from across the country and is a great way to learn more about the issues facing our industry, expand your network of professional contacts and see first-hand some of the exciting work being done by others in multifamily housing.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Ten years ago, purpose-built student housing was not the widely accepted niche that it is today. It has moved beyond the stereotypes of communities that closely resemble a scene from “Animal House”, to a highly coveted segment of the multifamily industry. Wall Street recognizes it’s power, and everyone from Independent Rental Owners to REIT’s are looking for a piece of the action.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Like most others in the workforce today, you probably “twitch” all day long. You won’t admit it, though, right? You think it’s a badge of courage in today’s high tech world. “Twitching” refers to the reaction you have every time an alert sounds on your “smart” device. If it were really that smart, it would silence itself so that you could actually get some work done. When those alerts buzz...
Thursday, May 10, 2012
My roommate—who is a self-proclaimed mess right now, both personally and professionally—has started downloading podcasts from Oprah’s Spirit Channel to re-center herself. Last week she pulled out a notebook and began rattling off inspiring catch phrases—nuggets of wisdom such as “remember your spirit,” “what we dwell on is who we become” and “never speak out against the beef industry.”