Tracking a package requires roughly 10 minutes of employee time. And, after managing approximately a million packages in 2014 with a 50 percent increase expected for 2015 thanks to the popularity of online shopping Camden Property Trust this summer fully implemented its new policy of refusing to accept packages at any of its 169 properties.
Starwood Capital Group, which has purchased 67,800 units during the past 12 months, made its largest non-hotel acquisition this week. We highlight the companys plans to continue investing in multifamily housing as a growth-market play.
Multifamily housing construction starts jumped last month, while single-family housing starts remained relatively flat. But the combined starts represent a sustained housing recovery, which may spread to other segments of the economy such as consumer spending.
Lower-tiered properties in South Florida are being acquired by rehab facilities as low-cost investments. Investors are making cash purchases on low- to no-occupancy communities for a quick flip into multi-resident units that can be rented on a weekly basis.
Social media platforms are an integral component in any apartment-community marketing strategy, so we want to help you be even more successful in your efforts. For a chance to win a $50 gift card, tell us what services you most often use in a professional setting.
Residents of Northern California who need affordable housing are hoping that legislation can curb extensive rent hikes in the region. Although initial legislation has been suspended, a popular vote is scheduled for next year. We detail some of the challenges residents are experiencing.
White may seem like a basic color, but to highlight the value of white in decor schemes, Benjamin Moore has selected Simply White from among its 250 variations on the hue as the companys 2016 Color of the Year. See how you can use it to update common areas and apartment homes.
Apartment community computer systems are rife with personal data, so its crucial for owners and managers to make sure there are protocols in place to prevent data breaches or control them if they occur. These basic steps can help.
Save $300 by signing up now for NAAs 2016 Student Housing Conference & Exposition, Feb. 1617, at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago. Or sign up with a group of five or more to save an additional $75 each. Come and learn from industry leaders, meet top suppliers and network with your peers.
Unable to make it to this years Multifamily Asset Management Conference? Check out our social media pages to learn new techniques for creating long-term value in multifamily-housing communities through handouts and presentations from our expert sessions.
Learn lobbying tips and best practices at the 2016 NAA Capitol Conference, March 8, 2016, and put those skills into practice the following day during the National Apartment Associations lobby day. NAA aims to reach all 535 congressional offices, so come lend your support.
Join industry leaders for the 2016 NAA Education Conference & Exposition, June 1518 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The event comprises a two-day exposition, myriad general and breakout sessions to explore new solutions and ideas for your apartment communities, as well as the opportunity to earn continuing-education credits. Sign up this week.