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Extreme Weather: Impact on Where, How We Build

Extreme weather, causing larger storms, stronger winds and more flooding than ever before.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: New Orleans Transaction Market Should Pick Up in 2011

New Orleans–With an influx of apartment professionals next week for NAA’s annual Conference & Exposition.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Despite Rent and Occupancy Declines, Transaction Volume in Los Angeles Reaches Its Peak

Los Angeles–While valuations vary between submarkets, the local economy has caused declines in rental rates and increases in vacancy throughout the Los Angeles MSA.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Rental and Occupancy Increases Expected for the Queen City

Charlotte, N.C.—While vacancies in Charlotte, N.C. apartments hit an all-time high of 13.6 percent in March 2010, communities have seen an increase in traffic over the last 60 to 90 days.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Occupancies Increase in Jacksonville, Fla. for First Time Since 2008

Each Jacksonville, Fla. submarket has seen an overall average occupancy increase from the fourth quarter of 2009 to the first quarter of 2010.

Survey Finds that Renting is More Preferable to Owning in a Down Market

A majority of consumers, 76 percent, deem renting to be more favorable than owning a home in the current real estate market.

NWP Services Corporation Acquires Vertex Multifamily Services Division

NWP Services Corporation (NWP) today announced the acquisition of Multifamily Services Division (CBSI) from Vertex Business Services.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Absorption and Rent Growth in St. Louis Increasingly Steadily

The closing of Chrysler’s Fenton plant and the acquisition of Anheuser-Busch by InBev led to mass layoffs in St. Louis. Despite a seemingly doom-and-gloom economy, however, the Gateway City’s apartment market has seen an improvement in occupancy rates over the last year.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Demand for Professionally Managed Apartments Increases as Shadow Market Declines in Miami

While the rental market in Miami is showing signs of a rebound, the condo market may still have yet to hit bottom in many submarkets of Miami-Dade County.