Editor's Note

Editorial Director Suzann D. Silverman

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]

Editor-in-Chief Jessica Fiur

Jessica Fiur is the editor-in-chief at Multi-Housing News and Commercial Property Executive and writes the award-winning blog What Renters Want.

Jessica has been with the company since 2011 and previously was with Weekly Reader and IQPC. Contact Jessica at [email protected], on Twitter @jfiur or on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicafiur/.

The Search for Multifamily in Commercial Space

By Suzann D. Silverman | May 3, 2023

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?

Getting Affordable Housing in the Suburbs

By Jessica Fiur | March 30, 2023

How developers combat NIMBYism to build necessary housing.

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The Baby Boomer Revolutionization of Senior Living

By Suzann D. Silverman | March 2, 2023

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.

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How Climate Change Is Affecting Multifamily Risk Management

By Jessica Fiur | February 1, 2023

As more areas are experiencing natural disasters, insurers and developers are taking note.

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Celebrating Excellence

By Suzann D. Silverman | January 4, 2023

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

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Supply-Chain Issues and the Multifamily Industry

By Jessica Fiur | November 30, 2022

Construction costs, labor challenges and a lack of supply are all still affecting the apartment business. But unlike in the recent past, owners and operators are finding workarounds.

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Achieving Rental Affordability

By Suzann D. Silverman | October 26, 2022

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.

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Why Multifamily Developers Are Investing in Sustainable Development

By Jessica Fiur | September 29, 2022

It’s difficult to calculate the ROI of green development, but it can be rewarding in the long run.

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Single-Family Rentals’ New Attraction

By Suzann D. Silverman | August 30, 2022

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.

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Data Security in the Multifamily Industry

By Jessica Fiur | July 27, 2022

Multifamily owners and operators hold on to a lot of their residents’ personal data. That’s why it’s crucial to have a cybersecurity plan in place.

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New Solutions to Housing Affordability

By Suzann D. Silverman | June 30, 2022

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.

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