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The lasting impacts of COVID-19 on residents, owners and operators.

When the first stay-at-home orders went into effect in the United States just as peak leasing season was kicking off this spring, apartment pros across the country worried that without the ability to physically show…

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FEATURES

Why keeping your current residents is more important than ever. For apartment operators, resident retention is always top of mind during the spring leasing season. After all, it’s almost always more…
Student apartment building developers and managers plan for the fall semester. For years, purpose-built student apartment living has scored a high grade—or occupancy rate—for developers, owners and…

IN THIS ISSUE

It’s hard to cover every base when disaster strikes, but there are things you can do to help your residents and staff through the turmoil. Here are some tips from professionals who’ve lived through…
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Proactive measures you can take to ensure you are ready for emergencies when they happen. Roaring winds, rising floodwaters and rapidly spreading fires all threaten apartment communities. Smart…
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Recent surveys provide a picture of operators and residents coming together to make the best of a challenging situation and helping each other through tough times. Three surveys give new insights…
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On May 15, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act by a party line vote. Viewed by many as a strictly partisan…
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Package Concierge reported that it processed nearly 7 million package transactions from March 1 through May 23, which was a 31 percent increase year-over-year. The company’s data shows its weekly…
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The fallout from the nationwide shutdown has been severe, with economic stagnation expected for the foreseeable future. As tens of millions now file for unemployment, many Americans are asking their…
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Greystar grows to more than 660,000 units under management. Greystar Real Estate Partners has acquired the property management business of Alliance Residential Company, which is the fourth largest…
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One day after the announcement that it sold its management business to Greystar Real Estate Partners, Alliance Residential Company closed on the acquisition of 6.32 acres of land in Nashville for…
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The fund materially exceeded its target size of $800 million, with commitments coming from a broad range of domestic and international institutional investors. Bell Partners announced in June that it…
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Gina Hensley  •  Senior Vice President  •  Alliance Commercial Property Management  •  Greensboro Presidia President Gina Hensley, RPA, CPM, CCIM is joining the Alliance Commercial Property…
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As families expand and COVID lingers, space will be at a premium. With a deadly virus circulating, some people are looking for as much space as possible. That’s why suburban apartments may be the…
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ResMan announced the launch of ResMan Leasing, an online leasing solution that is integrated with the Click & Lease and Forms Online platforms. The Click & Lease and Forms Online platforms…
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In our next installment of Profiles in Success, a series where NAA talks to successful apartment professionals to learn how they got to where they are, who inspired them and what their biggest…
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One company relies on technology, peer pressure to acclimate new employees. As the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the nation, many companies laid off and furloughed employees. Edgewood and Vantage…
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How to get your project through local approvals. 1. Engage Early The key to sincerely building a rapport with community groups is to engage early. The earlier you engage, the more of their input you…
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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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