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If you were planning to develop micro units (400 sq. ft. or under), which factor do you think would most impact leasing success:

  • Units with creative/innovative space planning and multi-functional living zones (36%)
  • A variety of desirable amenities throughout the building (7%)
  • Desirability of the neighborhood (34%)
  • Availability/price/quality of other apartment stock in the area (14%)
  • Ability to connect with target demographic (9%)

Total Voters: 244

Start Date: May. 15, 2013 @ 11:57 am
End Date: No Expiry

Has financing become more easily available now than it was six to nine months ago?

  • Yes (43%)
  • No (38%)
  • Maybe (19%)

Total Voters: 138

Start Date: Jan. 30, 2013 @ 4:03 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What do you hope to accomplish in 2013?

  • Increase resident retention (54%)
  • Add sustainability features or focus on green building (13%)
  • Become more tech-savvy (such as adding paperless billing system for residents) (22%)
  • Increase social media presence (11%)

Total Voters: 67

Start Date: Dec. 20, 2012 @ 1:02 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Has Superstorm Sandy changed your thinking regarding:

  • Investing in apartment assets near the shoreline or other bodies of water (39%)
  • Emergency power sources (purchasing more of them and making sure they’re elevated in case of flooding) (4%)
  • Insurance coverage (making sure you have coverage for a wider variety of weather related damages “just in case”) (39%)
  • How multifamily communities should be constructed going forward (new construction and engineering techniques) (18%)

Total Voters: 28

Start Date: Nov. 5, 2012 @ 1:46 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Over the next ten years do you expect the average one-bedroom apartment in an urban infill new development to:

  • Decrease in size by more than 50 square feet (34%)
  • Decrease in size by 0-50 square feet (35%)
  • Remain the same size (19%)
  • Increase in size by 0-50 square feet (9%)
  • Increase in size by more than 50 square feet (3%)

Total Voters: 158

Start Date: Aug. 30, 2012 @ 11:53 am
End Date: No Expiry