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Top executives from a wide range of companies—large and small, owned and fee-managed, national, regional and locally focused—offer insight into what they look for when considering promotions and how they help employees develop the skills to move up the ladder.

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FEATURES

Some apartment renovators are back after a COVID hiatus. MAA is not just the largest apartment owner-operator in the U.S.; it has traditionally been one of the most active renovators, too. The REIT’s…
Operators are evaluating the impact of self-guided and virtual tours after the rush to provide more options to prospective residents during the pandemic. First came the sprint to implement. When the…
Implementing the right technology to maximize ROI. Historically, multifamily housing has taken a measured approach to adopting new technology. However, the demand for safe and remote means of…

IN THIS ISSUE

Apartment companies plan to reclaim office spaces from the coronavirus. Residential real estate firms are planning a future without the novel coronavirus. For many, that will mean returning to desks…
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Operators embrace CRM metrics to navigate the pandemic turbulence. During the past few months, you’ve probably heard a lot about how quickly apartment communities reacted to the onset of the pandemic…
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How to keep employees engaged, enthusiastic and effective. Increasing employee engagement has always been hard. But even with a growing optimism about a return to the workplace, a great number of…
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Williams had recently been inducted into the NAA Hall of Fame, only the 20th industry professional to achieve that honor. It is with great sadness that we share the news of the unexpected passing of…
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There are many popular sayings about the importance of education and the ways in which learning is a lifelong endeavor. That’s all true, as is the reality that no two people have identical…
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Career development is a lifelong process, but there are steps that you can take today to advance toward your professional goals. 1. Make a difference at any stage of your career and engage in a…
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Q. I have a pool at my apartment building and my technician is suggesting I convert to a salt system for sanitizing the water. Will the salt damage my pool or its equipment? How does a salt system…
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12% The number of single-family rental housing owners who have sold all their properties because of the CDC’s eviction moratorium, according to a nationwide survey from the National Rental Home…
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National multifamily property management firm Mission Rock Residential has announced several leadership promotions and transitions. Tony Zanze, the company’s founding CEO, is moving into the role of…
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NAA’s first Digital Studio event, convened on Feb. 25 in collaboration with Lowe’s Pro Supply, featured panel and roundtable discussions focused on combating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on…
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Have a hiring or promotion announcement? Please send them to [email protected] Chad Christian, CAM, CAPS  •  Chief Administrative Officer  •  Rainey Property Management  •  Houston Chad Christian has…
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