Suzann D. Silverman is editorial director of CPE. She has covered the commercial and multifamily real estate industry since 1995, becoming editor-in-chief of Commercial Property Executive (formerly Commercial Property News) in 1998 and editorial director of both CPE and Multi-Housing News in 2016. She is also serving a second term as a board member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors. You can reach her at [email protected].

Build-to-Rent’s Evolving Popularity

As institutions active in the single-family rental space shift their attention to new development, they’re refining their approach to attract a wider range of residents.

Increased Innovation Benefits Today’s Affordable Housing

The need for innovation to finance affordable housing should not impact the recent trend toward improved design and amenities, which benefit residents while increasing value for owners.

Economists Blame Sales, Construction Pause on More Than Interest Rates

NMHC’s Walter, JLL Capital Markets’ Rice outline cost concerns slowing multifamily activity during NAREE conference. But Rice predicts a sales activity uptick in the second half of 2023.

The Search for Multifamily in Commercial Space

There’s a growing buzz around conversion of offices to apartments, reducing vacant office space while addressing America’s housing shortage. But how viable is it?

The Baby Boomer Revolutionization of Senior Living

Accustomed to an active and independent lifestyle, the 70 million-strong, outspoken Baby Boomer generation is not willing to bend as they consider aging into senior housing. Community operators are listening.

Celebrating Excellence

For MHN, 2022 culminated in a return to a live event to recognize our Excellence Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award winners.

Achieving Rental Affordability

The theory that what goes up must come down doesn’t apply to multifamily rents. But the growing need for more affordable housing demands more inventory—and achieving that goal requires developer incentives.

Rising Costs Exacerbate Rental Shortage, Walter Cautions

NMHC’s vice president of research warns that development delays have increased an already large shortfall in apartment supply. And the supply/demand ratio for affordable and essential housing is even further off.

Editorial Director Suzann D. Silverman

Single-Family Rentals’ New Attraction

As institutional investors finesse homeownership, they’re discovering that apartment efficiencies and amenities can apply. And they can attract even more interest in home rental.

Editorial Director Suzann D. Silverman

New Solutions to Housing Affordability

Rising construction costs are complicating efforts to meet demand for low-income housing. But new collaborations and the President’s recently announced plan offer possibilities for success.