• Student Housing Gets Five-Star Amenities

    By Keith Loria, Contributing Editor Boca Raton, Fla.—A joint venture between Rosemurgy Properties, Giles Capital Group and Lewis Rental Properties have developed University Park, a 279,097-square-foot, off-campus student housing community in Boca Raton, Fla. This is the first, purpose-built student housing project in the area. The community consists of eight four-story buildings

    South 14 May 2015 14:36
  • Marketing Strategies

    By Rodrigo Lopez, Neoscape Luxury is an overused marketing term, especially when it comes to real estate. Is there any property today that does not have luxury finishes or offer a luxury brand or luxury shopping experience as its core message? In both Boston and New York City, there’s been a huge

    National 26 December 2014 09:36
  • Friend of Foe

    Luxury is the name of the game in the student-housing industry nowadays. Communities feature all sorts of goodies—fitness centers, pools, tanning beds, screening rooms, fire pits, grills and more. Much more. Kids today, am I right, folks? When I was in college—which wasn’t too long ago, might I add (though I have

    National 15 July 2014 16:34
  • How Exclusivity Could Attract More Residents

    There is a park in Manhattan called Gramercy Park. You can only go in if you live in one of the surrounding buildings, which gets you the honor of a key to the park. But, so what, right? There are tons of other parks in the city. Like Central Park,

    National 02 October 2012 20:43
  • What Do You Consider a “Luxury” Apartment?

    When you think of a luxury apartment building, what do you picture? Is it a building with a doorman and elevator? Or one chock full of amenities? Or, I don’t know, full of Donald Trump-inspired opulence, like solid-gold toilets or something? (And if it there were solid-gold toilets, and it

    National 24 August 2012 19:02
  • What Would Be in Your Dream Apartment If You Won the Lottery?

    New York is currently under the grips of a fever, the likes of which no amount of cowbell can cure: lotto fever. The jackpot this week is $540 million. American dollars. For those of you counting, that’s more than half a billion. (Although, don’t even bother buying a ticket for

    National 30 March 2012 16:40
  • Decron Properties Spends $56M on Santa Clara Multifamily

    By Gail Kalinoski, Contributing Editor Santa Clarita, Calif.—Continuing its recent focus on the multifamily market, Decron Properties has acquired The Madison at Town Center, a Class A, 264-apartment community in Santa Clarita, Calif., for $56.5 million. Decron, a Los-Angeles based real estate investment company, has now purchased 1,500 units in the

    West 22 February 2012 15:32