Inside the August Issue

Read the articles from the latest print issue of Multi-Housing News.

Executive Insight: Multifamily Projects Capitalize on the ‘New Normal’ in Housing

For the first time in history, more people in the world live in urban areas than in rural communities, creating a “new normal” for the decade ahead.

Development & Design: Green Incentives for Brownfield Development

Green building and brownfield development are walking hand-in-hand these days, with urban infill projects likely to take a lead in the multi-housing comeback.

Finance & Investment: Trophy Transactions Reflect a Healthy Investment Market

The largest multifamily transactions being completed today, from trophy to distressed, show an investment market that is running in high gear.

Property Management: Protecting Assets amid Rising Insurance Costs

Lockton Companies’ Andrew Rasberry outlines five ways for property managers to protect assets by ensuring portfolio differentiation.

Regulatory Matters: Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program

The NFIP expired in 2008 and has since been operating on a series of extensions. Efforts to reauthorize have been coupled with needed reforms to return the program to solvency.

Perspective: Student Housing Is Not for Amateurs

There is opportunity aplenty in the student housing sector for firms willing to study hard and follow the lead of the seasoned pros.

Green Beat: Benefits of Community Gardens

Community gardening is one of 10 green elements selected by CTCAC as part of its 2011 list of sustainable items that developers can use to comply with the hotly contested tax credits.

Technology: Internet Listing Services Still a Valuable Marketing Tool

Internet listing services remain vital marketing tools for property management. The multifamily industry is increasingly focused on learning which ones bring the biggest bang for the buck.

On Location: Nightlife inside Your Apartment

Ohm, the first large luxury apartment building in the growing West Chelsea submarket, could pass off as a nightclub on the nights that bands play in the swanky lobby.