The Judges Speak: Doris Pearlman, Possibilities for Design

Doris Pearlman, president, Possibilities for Design, gives her takeaways from the pool of submissions to MHN’s 2014 Excellence Awards. Jobs with straight forward design implementing strong lines and color textures were well received. Also, money continues to move into the amenity spaces.

The Judges Speak: Jeffrey Resetco, EdR

Jeffrey Resetco, vice president of development and construction services at student housing REIT EdR, discusses his takeaways from the 2014 MHN Excellence Awards submission pools. From high-quality affordable communities to new amenity trends in student housing, Resetco was impressed by the submissions and all the geographic markets represented. That said, floor plan innovation was lacking.

The Judges Speak: Jeffrey Resetco, EdR

Jeffrey Resetco, vice president of development and construction services at student housing REIT EdR, discusses his takeaways from the 2014 MHN Excellence Awards submission pools. From high-quality affordable communities to new amenity trends in student housing, Resetco was impressed by the submissions and all the geographic markets represented. That said, floor plan innovation was lacking.

2014 Top Multifamily Owners

This month we salute the largest multifamily owners. The apartment sector has enjoyed a considerable amount of success coming out of the recession due to both demographic and economic drivers.

The Judges Speak: Nancy Ruddy, CetraRuddy

Nancy Ruddy, founding principal of architecture and interior design firm CetraRuddy, gives her takeaways from the 2014 MHN Excellence Awards submissions. While Ruddy was happy to see the quality of architecture and design improve within the affordable sector, she questions the trend of highly amenitized student housing.

The Judges Speak: Nancy Ruddy, CetraRuddy

Nancy Ruddy, founding principal of architecture and interior design firm CetraRuddy, gives her takeaways from the 2014 MHN Excellence Awards submissions. While Ruddy was happy to see the quality of architecture and design improve within the affordable sector, she questions the trend of highly amenitized student housing.

The Judges Speak: Robert Landis, Raymond James Tax Credit Funds

Robert Landis, SVP & director of asset management, Raymond James Tax Credit Funds, gives a rundown on his takeaways from the 2014 MHN Excellence Awards submissions. The affordable sector has elevated its design to the point where it is hard to tell the different from market rate without looking at rental terms. Also, Landis speaks on the maturing multifamily market and a changing perception of what apartments mean for a neighborhood.

The Judges Speak: Robert Landis, Raymond James Tax Credit Funds

Robert Landis, SVP & director of asset management, Raymond James Tax Credit Funds, gives a rundown on his takeaways from the 2014 MHN Excellence Awards submissions. The affordable sector has elevated its design to the point where it is hard to differentiate between affordable and market rate without looking at rental terms. Also, Landis speaks on the maturing multifamily market and a changing perception of what apartments mean for a neighborhood.

Chicago Apartment Market Podcast

Pierce Eislen’s Ron Brock Sr. and Jack Kern discuss Chicago apartment market fundamentals in this edition of our market research podcast hosted by Mike Ratliff.

TODAY’S DEALS: Bruckal Buys 436 Units in Phoenix

Colliers brokers the sale of a Class B asset in Phoenix; Berkshire Group acquires a Class A apartment community near Boston; and Berkadia secures $20.3 million for a property in Austin.

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