Property Management

Eighty Million Strong: Echo Boomers Transform Multifamily Expectations

This new generation of renter poses challenges to old assumptions as well as burgeoning opportunities for multifamily housing’s future.

Apartment Guide Launches Facebook ‘Search with Friends’

Atlanta–Apartment Guide recently announced that its new “Search with Friends” website functionality is now available for users.

AKA Flexible-Stay Apartment Properties to Get $10M Makeover

New York–Korman Communities, owner of the AKA portfolio of flexible-stay apartments, is submitting four of its properties to upgrades at a total cost of $10 million

Silva, Markham Promoted at ComCap Asset Management

Englewood, Colo.–Alfonso Silva, a veteran multifamily property executive, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ComCap Asset Management Inc., a full service multifamily management company. Vivian Markham, a seasoned multifamily manager with 23 years of experience, was named vice president of the company.

Mutually Beneficial Marketing Campaigns

Apartment companies are actively seeking out creative, symbiotic partnerships with businesses.

Joseph Batdorf on MHN TV: the Importance of Internet in Student Housing

At the 2011 NAA Student Housing Conference, Joseph Batdorf, president of J Turner Research, talks to MHN about how, for college students, high-speed Internet is not an amenity; it’s a necessity.

Archstone Launches Resident-Only Apartment App for Android

Denver–Archstone announced the release of its myArchstone app for Android. Much like the app for iPhone , which the company released in October 2010, the myArchstone app for Android enables residents to pay rent, submit and track service requests, contact management and view their entire payment history in line-by-line detail. “Less than 24 hours after launching the app for iPhone, we had customers asking for a similar app on Android,” said Dan Amedro, Archstone’s chief information officer. “That speaks to the incredible value our customers place in the ability to complete important transactions from their mobile devices.” The convenient functionality…

Zeller Appointed as President of CAA Board of Directors

Sacramento, Calif.–The California Apartment Association has appointed Linda Zeller as president of CAA’s 2011 Board of Directors.

Stone & Pewter Accents Introduces Penny Rounds Mosaic Glass Tiles

Stone & Pewter Accents has introduced a new Penny Rounds mosaic tile made from recycled opaque glass.

Video Interview with Ron Witten at NMHC La Quinta

Ron Witten shares his apartment market outlook for 2011 and beyond.