MHN’s Top 10 Posts from 2018
- Dec 27, 2018
With multifamily development slowing, it is the perfect time for developers to invest in other real estate sectors.
Above-trend population increases and job gains in non-gateway cities are generating strong investor and resident demand for multifamily housing, explained IRT Chairman & CEO Scott Schaeffer. Here are three such markets poised to benefit from this trend in 2018.
Dan Doyle, senior vice president of development at The Beach Co., offers his take on the key areas shaping the industry in the coming year, including renter segmentation, community engagement and customer service.
With the increase in home décor/renovation shows and influencers on social media, more people are being exposed to high-end design, which is what they are expecting in multifamily communities.
Development across asset classes continues to surge in 2018, as extended economic gains have propelled demand.
Investment activity in the region was high last year, recording more than $6 billion in transaction volume, with names such as Morgan Properties and Pantzer Properties leading the way.
Major, disruptive shifts stand to reshape the needs and wants of tomorrow’s renters. Can the multifamily industry adapt its approach to designing, developing and operating apartment communities fast enough to stay relevant?
Ballooning home prices have made homeownership more difficult, and in turn put downward pressure on apartment vacancy rates. The pronounced need for housing has resulted in a construction boom, and there are no signs of a slowdown.
Apartment developers who invested in the urban loft aesthetic years ago are probably not surprised to see that this look is still going strong.
Multi-Housing News spoke with Jacqui McCowan of Sherwin-Williams to discuss how to design universally in order to appeal to renters of all generations.