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/.

Build-to-Rent’s Evolving Popularity

By Suzann D. Silverman | August 30, 2023

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.

Bright Ideas

By Jessica Fiur | November 30, 2021

New design features for multifamily are taking over.

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How Sustainable Multifamily Is Finally Paying Off

By Jessica Fiur | September 30, 2021

Developers are seeing a good ROI on green features in apartments. It’s about time.

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Too Legit to Quit

By Jessica Fiur | September 1, 2021

The pandemic has led to what some are calling “The Great Resignation.” Here are some suggestions for property managers to promote employee retention.

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Creating Appeal

By Suzann D. Silverman | August 12, 2021

Apartment performance is strong, but so is competition. Here are some key ways to stand out and stay ahead.

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Team Effort

By Suzann D. Silverman | June 3, 2021

Brainstorming as a team provides added value through a range of perspectives and insights—and the tactic can benefit management of your communities, as well.

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Live and In Person!

By Jessica Fiur | April 29, 2021

With vaccines and warmer weather, property managers can now plan in-person events.

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Site Seeing

By Jessica Fiur | April 5, 2021

Apartment websites are now one-stop shops for your potential renters.

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The Next Amenities

By Suzann D. Silverman | March 4, 2021

The challenge right now is knowing which offerings to convert and which to leave.

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New Possibilities

By Suzann D. Silverman | February 4, 2021

Dedicated, even coordinated, effort will be required in order to emerge from the past year’s difficulties and resume our path forward.

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Girl Power

By Jessica Fiur | December 3, 2020

This has been a year.

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