Modern Maintenance: Smart Devices, Smart Technicians
During the past 10 years, the apartment industry has consistently looked for ways to adapt new technologies to support their various teams, with...
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Technology Will Change Multifamily Leasing
AI technologies, self-guided tours and short-term rental platforms are set to change the prospect and resident experience.The apartment industry...
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How's the Weather: Apt Industry Explores Climate Change
Commercial real estate investors, developers and analysts are putting climate-risk forecasting on the map.When commercial real estate companies...
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The ‘Sunny Side’ of Apartment Investing
In the business world, there’s a stigma about investing based on an ESG model: environmental, social and governance. Some call the compani...
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Q&A with AMLI’s Erin Hatcher about Climate Risk
AMLI Residential’s Vice President-Sustainability spoke recently about climate risk assessments.Has AMLI performed these assessments?AMLI includ...
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Erin Hatcher
AvalonBay Embarks on Emission Reduction Initiative
AvalonBay Communities has committed to setting science-based emissions reduction targets to be approved by the Science-Based Targets initiative...
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Pocket Parks an Amenity That Calls for Selfies
Apartment communities are increasing the number of outdoor items within their amenity packages. Outdoor covered living rooms with fireplaces...
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Reviewing the Reviews: What Residents Think
Most apartment reviews fall into one extreme or the other – either very positive or very negative. During the past six months, 72 percent ...
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online review
Apartment List Creates Emergency Housing Relief Registry
In response to last year’s major fires in California as well as other national disasters in the United States, Apartment List has created a regist...
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Emergency Housing Relief
Greystar Desert Open Raises $100,000 for PTSD Foundation
Greystar’s Second Annual Desert Open raised over $100,000 to benefit the Arizona Chapter of the PTSD Foundation of America. The charity eve...
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NAA gives back
Crowdsourcing Campaigns Drive Lincoln Property's Marketing
Resident engagement through crowdsourcing campaigns is paying marketing dividends for Lincoln Property Company (LPC). Atop the company’s websi...
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Crowdsourcing Campaigns
Music Acts Rock ‘The Venue’ at Chicago’s Spoke Apartments
At Spoke Apartments, the 363-unit apartment building in Chicago’s River West neighborhood, developer Morgan Bond Company created a one-of-a-ki...
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Music Acts Rock
Invest the Time to Manage Risk
Property management professionals agree that operating a property can expose both the owner and the managing agent to significant risk. All risks...
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Risk Management
10 Things to Consider When Offering Hospitality Apt Suites
1. Establish a reservation system It’s likely that hospitality suites will be a popular amenity among residents, especially during holiday seaso...
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Hospitality Apt Suites
10 Things to Do to Improve Your Professional Network
1. Networking Takes WORK.The word network says it all – it takes WORK! Someone once said, “The fortune is in the follow-up.” This is now my man...
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Professional Network
Rental Growth Remains Steady
U.S. Apartment MarketRent growth across the United States remained strong during the first quarter even amid increasing home sales. Reis reported...
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Rental Growth 2019
Cortland Expands Portfolio-Wide Fitness Program
Recognizing that society was moving into a more health-conscious place, in 2016 Cortland CEO Steven DeFrancis created what the company believes...
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Portfolio-Wide Fitness Program
Single-Family Rental Vacancy Rate Tumbles
Morningstar Credit Ratings recently published its April 2019 Single-Family Rental performance summary. Following are key highlights:The average...
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Single-Family Rental
When There’s Noise Across the Street
Ongoing construction in urban areas often involves the persistent sounds of industrial equipment – even jackhammers.It’s not unusual to ...
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Noisy construction
Print-From-Phone a Trendy Perk
One student housing operator is finding great interest in this cloud-based app.It seems that just about anything can be found “on the clou...
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Print-From-Phone
Closing the Loophole on Unauthorized Pets
Pet screening processes account for residents who acquire pets after move-in.It is widely believed that one of the most common pet-related challenges...
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Unauthorized Pets
Just in Time…Marketing
Innovative property technology brings together data and computing power for the latest in buzzword-worthy concepts: machine learning, predictive...
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Experience 2020: Color Trends, Tips and Tools
It happens every year: A new trendy color begins popping up in storefronts, on social media and in home decor. As designers, architects and building...
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2020 Color Trends
AMLI, Bozzuto, Yardi and Lowe’s Earn 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Awards
AMLI Residential and Bozzuto each have received the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (E...
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ENERGY STAR® Partner
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