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.

Maximize Efficiencies for Student Housing Turns

Student housing turns occur in a span of about two weeks

First Passive House in the Western U.S. Achieves Standard

The U.S. Passive House Institute recently awarded The Breezeway House, located in Salt Lake City, certification. It is the first building in the Western U.S. to receive the award.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Charleston, S.C. Apartments Begin Slow Recovery

As the local job market in Charleston, S.C. shows signs of improvement, the residential and commercial real estate sectors may be on the rebound.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Manhattan Rents and Vacancies on the Rise

Apartment rents in Manhattan have increased 1.1 percent since March, according to The Real Estate Group NY’s April 2010 edition of its Manhattan Rental Market Report.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Downtown Phoenix May Be Only Bright Spot in Entire Market

Despite Phoenix’s reputation as having a high foreclosure

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Finding the Bottom in Portland, Ore.

Despite the prevalence of rent reductions and concessions throughout the City of Roses, “things are stabilizing,” according to Gary Winkler, senior broker-multifamily investments in Colliers International’s Portland, Ore. office.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: With Supply in Check, Denver Remains Optimistic about Absorption

Denver never had the run-up that other markets in the mountain area, such as Phoenix and Las Vegas, had, but the city delivered about 18,000 units between 2001 and 2002, at the same time that it lost a lot of jobs, which contributed to a huge influx of supply.

Georgia to Require Submetering in All Multi-Housing Communities

The state of Georgia has become the first state to require by law the sub-metering of multifamily, commercial and industrial buildings.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Condo Prices in San Francisco on the Rise

The San Francisco condo market is running out of inventory, according to Alan Mark, founder and president, The Mark Company, a San Francisco-based residential sales and marketing firm, who also predicts that there won’t be any new inventory under $1 million by the end of the year.