Jackson Chen is a Connecticut-based freelance writer who has reported on real estate for more than five years. He cut his teeth with real estate journalism when he previously wrote for Real Estate Weekly, the longest-running real estate publication in New York City. He has been writing for Multi-Housing News since late 2019.

Common Debuts 6th Chicago Property

The 59-unit project, dubbed Common Addams, is the co-living provider’s largest in the city to date.

EJF Capital Expands Opportunity Zone Portfolio

Teaming up with Holland Partner Group, the company will develop a mixed-use project in Vancouver, Wash.

Common Tapped to Manage 2 Nuveen Communities

The company has added properties in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Los Angeles to its standard housing portfolio in a new partnership.

Aria Tops Off Miami Mixed-Use Development

The development firm expects to complete the 31-story YOTEL-branded project in 2021.

Shorewood, Bridge Investment Secure $88M Construction Loan

East West Bank and a syndicate of lenders provided the financing for an opportunity zone project in Queens.

Coastal Ridge Secures Refi for 2 Indiana Student Housing Properties

Fifth Third Bank provided the loan for Overlook at Notre Dame and Irish Flats, serving students attending the University of Notre Dame.

LMC Opens 300-Unit Arizona Community

The developer has restarted leasing and move-ins at a new property in Scottsdale after the process was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hunt Cos. Launches New Residential Division

Avanta Residential will construct single-family rental communities and announce its first project within the next three months.

Phoenix Development Co. Breaks Ground on Affordable California Community

In partnership with Integrity Housing, the company began construction on the Santa Rosa property, which is scheduled for completion in August 2021.

Allied Orion Group Tapped to Manage Texas Student Housing

The Element at University Park in Bryan, Texas, serves students attending Texas A&M and Blinn College.

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