John Manning: Great Opportunities in Condos

John Manning, managing director, capital markets, at JLL, discusses the current apartment development cycle, the condominium market and apartment investment sales in San Francisco.

What Lies Ahead for the Multifamily Market?

After several years of white-hot performance, the nation’s multifamily sector is beginning to post more normalized numbers.

MHN TV: Jamie Gorski on Why Apartment Customers Expect Great Design

Jamie Gorski, senior vice president, corporate marketing, The Bozzuto Group, says that under Toby Bozzuto’s leadership, the company understands multi-housing design needs to be “authentic,” which means it has to be conducive to the flavor of the local neighborhood.

The Joys of Managing Military Housing

Maria Pietroforte, senior vice president, property management, of Corvias Group, explained the attractions and uniqueness of Corvias’ approach to military housing management.

Rohit Anand: Customizing Amenities for Apartments

Architect Rohit Anand, principal of KTGY Group, discusses the importance of customizing amenities for specific multi-housing audiences, next-generation trends in amenities and an apartment community KTGY is designing in California in conjuction with Facebook.


Apartment transactions fell in the second quarter 2013 to $16.97 billion from the first quarter, according to PPR, a Costar company. Meanwhile, apartment completions increased by 64 percent in the second quarter in the top 30 metros, reports Marcus & Millichap.

ON DEMAND WEBCAST: Unlocking the Value of Utility Analytics, Benchmarking and Big Data

As utility expenses rise, your organization’s bottom line is probably feeling the squeeze like never before. Even though you may have a good utility recovery program, now is a good time to optimize your upfront utility consumption and spend. A recording of the webcast, “Unlocking the Value of Utility Analytics, Benchmarking, and Big Data,” will take you through the basics of benchmarking using utility data, how to review and understand the information, how to identify opportunities, and determine actions that may need to be taken at your property or portfolio to ensure optimization. Topics include: • What is benchmarking? •…


Housing starts in five-plus unit dwellings rose by 25 percent in May 2013 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 306,000 units, reports the National Association of Home Builders.


Multifamily housing starts averaged 325,000 in the first quarter—exceeding the annual average observed in any year since the 1980s, according to the National Association of Home Builders. Housing starts increased in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 392,000 units. Permits fell to seasonally adjusted rate of 283,000, however.

ON DEMAND WEBCAST: Legislative and Regulatory Trends in Utility and Energy Management

Laws mandating submetering and energy benchmarking are spreading across the country. This webcast outlines laws, regulations and legalities impacting utility and energy management, as well as legislative trends that ultimately can have implications for the bottom line of apartment owners and managers. View a recording of this webcast. Leading the panel is Michael Foote, NWP Services Corp.’s senior regulatory and corporate counsel. Foote is regarded as an industry expert in utility billing laws. Foote is joined by Mary Nitschke, director of ancillary services, at Prometheus Real Estate Group. At Promethues, Nitschke’s responsibilities include managing utility consumption, mining for rebates, determining…

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