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The best way to keep star employees is with a career path.

Long before Diane Batayeh became CEO of Village Green, she had a brief career in the food service industry as she was working her way through college. When Batayeh discovered food service wasn’t a good fit, she looked for…

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FEATURES

Tension between the maintenance shop and office staff is nothing new in the apartment industry. Everyone knows it exists, and stressful lease-ups and new building systems can compound the problem.…
Offering programming and lifestyle experience options beyond the hardscaping of outdoor amenities is becoming key to attracting and retaining residents. According to the U.S. Department of Education…
Debt expands, while equity consolidates. The apartment industry isn't hurting for cash. "There is a tremendous amount of liquidity [available for apartments], and banks are a big part of that," said…

IN THIS ISSUE

The HUD Secretary detailed steps to cut red tape and stimulate production. Since he became United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), one of Dr. Ben Carson's top priorities has…
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Whether its new construction or renovation, communication is key throughout the construction process. As National Director of Facilities for The Michaels Organization, one of Tyler Davidson’s roles…
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Meeting the maintenance team requires targeting the right job seekers. They hang in seemingly every retailer window at every outdoor mall. They’re strung up as banners in front of heavily trafficked…
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Gen Zers don't want luxury amenities like millennials did. According to Multi-Housing News, students are more interested in affordable living spaces close to campus with amenities that will help them…
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Jeff Reich  •  Vice President  •  CORT  •  Chantilly, Va, Jeff Reich, Vice President at CORT, was just elected to the Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA) Board of Directors. Reich’s three-…
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As of December 2019, the national unemployment rate was 3.5 percent, the lowest level since 1969, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But unfortunately, low unemployment and continued…
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1. Mission-inspired programs Giving people a purpose and the opportunity to serve others helps build stronger communities and brands. Mission-inspired programs give back to the surrounding community…
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UNITS Magazine is a full-color trade publication featuring news and newsmakers in the apartment housing industry. Features include interviews of members who are movers and shakers in the industry,…
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