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Lew Sichelman

Office Conversions Run at a Record Pace

Top markets for these adaptive reuse projects include Washington, D.C., New York City and Dallas, columnist Lew Sichelman writes.

JLL Surveyed Investors About Senior Housing. Here’s What They Said.

Once again, assisted living stands out as the most sought-after subsector, reports Bryan Lockard of the firm’s Value and Risk Advisory Services.

Lenders Hold Space for Self Storage

Investors in this asset class enjoy ample access to debt. Gantry’s Tom Dao writes about why.

Derek Graham

When Prices Go Low, Are You Ready to Buy?

Odyssey Properties Group’s Derek Graham on being prepared to seize upon inevitable distress.

Angela Kelcher

Government Is Turning Up Its Focus on Supply Challenges

JLL’s Angela Kelcher on federal, state and local efforts to incentivize affordable housing preservation and creation.

Lew Sichelman

‘Real Money’ Is Out There If You Look

Financing opportunities and federal funds are available to multifamily if you just know where to look, columnist Lew Sichelman writes.

Missing Middle Housing: Building Blocks for a Better Quality of Life

The co-founder of Nolosha, a Minnesota nonprofit, on the benefits of building diverse, healthy housing types.

Lew Sichelman

Renters Take Online Reviews Seriously

Columnist Lew Sichelman on the latest study of renters’ habits by ApartmentRatings and SatisFacts Research.

Keys to Impact Investing Success

Addressing social issues while achieving a return isn’t easy, but it is increasingly possible, observes Bob Simpson of the Multifamily Impact Council.

Tips for Tackling High Insurance Costs

James “Chip” Stuart of Hub International on cost and risk management strategies.