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‘Build-to-Rent’: Is It the Next Big Thing in Rental Housing?

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Major homebuilders move into purpose-built, single-family rental homes.

Homebuilding titans are moving into the rental business by constructing entire communities of rental homes. The business model stretches back to the 1980s and really took off after the Great Recession of 2008. Known…

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FEATURES

Find the value-add in options other than physical renovations like rebranding, operational upgrades or tech upgrades. When Los Angeles-based JRK Property Holding buys a new apartment community,…
While renovators are struggling with price increases and delays, strong demand is helping make things pencil out. As CEO of Tampa-based American Landmark, the nation’s 33rd largest apartment owner,…

IN THIS ISSUE

Several factros have contributed to student housing's stability during the pandemic. A new academic school year has kicked off, and students are rushing back to campuses across the U.S.—if they ever…
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The largest, most important annual rental housing event was back in person after a two-year, pandemic-driven hiatus, allowing attendees to reconnect, restart and reenergize. It was the ultimate self-…
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Finding and retaining top talent is more challenging today than ever before. Residential property management leaders know all too well the cutthroat competition for high quality talent in the…
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Tom Beaton, the 21st inductee into the NAA Hall of Fame, accepts the honor from Deane Dolben at Apartmentalize in Chicago. The National Apartment Association (NAA) is thrilled to announce the…
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Q: I pay all the utilities for residents in my community. What is the best and most economical way to save on the utility costs?  A: Blown-in attic insulation is the best bang for the buck when it…
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Do you have a hiring or promotion announcement? Send them to [email protected]    Kelly Mitchell   •   Managing Director    •   Walker & Dunlop, Inc.   •   Bethesda, Md. Walker & Dunlop, Inc.…
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Virginia Beach, Va.-based real estate development firm The Breeden Company announced construction is underway on their corporate office. The $2.4 million corporate office expansion project will…
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From a blind ultra-adventurer to the winner of the acting triple crown, there were no shortage of great quotes spoken during Apartmentalize 2021 in Chicago. “Failing, doing a bad job. That’s how you…
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