Inside the December 2012 Issue

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

Editor’s Note: How Sandy Changed Everything

What new ideas do you think should emerge in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy?

Executive Insight: Business Plan

Steadfast Income REIT’s president Ella Shaw Neyland shares market insights.

City Pages: Construction Begins on Oak Lawn Luxury Apartment Community

Addison-based Behringer Harvard has begun construction on a new luxury apartment community in the Oak Lawn/Uptown submarket of Dallas at the intersection of Maple and Oak Lawn avenues.

City Pages: Archstone Acquires Silicon Beach Property

The Frank, a Venice, Calif. multifamily property, was the subject of a recent deal resulting from an Archstone-sponsored partnership.

Research: Wall Street Finally Meets Main Street?

We close our year with this month’s CPE-MHN Survey of Best Practices.

Cover Story: Change is Coming

What will the apartment industry be thinking about in 2020?

Finance & Investment: Top Deals of 2012

Multifamily retains its momentum, though some markets are plateauing in price.

Market Report: The Long Road

After decades of sub-optimal performance, multifamily in the Midwest becomes a prime attraction for investors and developers.

Development & Design: Booming Business Opportunity

The 65-plus demographic will remain the fastest growing for the rest of the decade.

Property Management: Critical Ingredient

Customer satisfaction is still the best resident retention tool.

Marketing: A New Kind of Metric

How property managers promote and analyze social media presence.

Technology: Payment Processing, Present and Future 

Companies explore mobile and other processes for accepting rent.

On Location: Reserve at Creekside, Chattanooga, TN

The Reserve at Creekside, managed by Hawthorne Residential Partners, has introduced a new level of apartment community living in Chattanooga.

Products & Services: Washing & Drying

Helpful products to reduce hassle for residents and property managers in the laundry room.

Renters’ Choice: Common Areas

What features and services appeal to residents and prospects?