Suzann Silverman

Suzann D. Silverman is editorial director of Commercial Property Executive.

Next Steps

While that data notably includes partial payments, as many apartment managers worked with their residents to develop flexible solutions, it was better news than expected. Now to see how May and June hold up.

New Concepts

While many developers are supplying new amenities in more traditional apartment homes—targeting greater community involvement, convenience and security—others are experimenting with alternative formats that in some cases seek to align residents with common interests and in others offer greater independence.

Editor’s Note: Welcome to the New Decade

While our vision for the new year is hardly as clear as 2020 would suggest it should be, the commercial and multifamily real estate industry enters this new decade with many fresh possibilities for security, efficiency and convenience.

Creating Opportunity

The investment market has become so competitive that even it’s difficult to find a good deal on a Class B asset in a secondary market.

Double-Edged Swords

A healthy market can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, demand has led to continued rent growth despite ongoing construction of new units.

Swinging Pendulum

Student housing design is shifting away from luxury amenities more geared toward recreation than studying to condensed living spaces and education-oriented common areas, marking a return of focus to efficiency, affordability and practicality.

A Tighter Linchpin

Expanding needs among residents and property owners are providing new opportunities for property managers to become influential and even vital, producing properties that attract and retain tenants for the long term and increasing returns for the owner.

Brand New Look, Same Great Content

We’ve redesigned the MHN Daily! The new look is cleaner and more user-friendly, making it easier for you to catch up on the multifamily news critical to your business at work or on the go.

Single-Family Rentals Enter a New Phase

The single-family rental market is on the rise, and lenders getting ready to jump in, according to a panel of investors and other sector experts at the NAREE Real Estate Journalism conference.

Kim Rousseau: The New Amenities

Cooper Carry Interior Design Principal Kim Rousseau reveals the latest amenity preferences among renters—and the surprising similarities between Millennial and Baby Boomer requests.