Commercial real estate investors and asset managers have been leveraging the same data sources for decades. With continued cap rate compression across markets and asset quality grades, there needs to be a way to win deals that will outperform in a highly competitive industry.
Citing a joint PetScreening-J Turner Research study, only one in four apartment residents supports breed restrictions while just one in five is in favor of weight restrictions. In addition, many insurance companies have removed pet breed restrictions from their general liability policies.
Apartment operators didn’t always have a bevy of data at their fingertips to help steer them toward more intuitive property procedures. But that’s no longer an excuse, as newfound pet data has made a compelling case for operators to overhaul their policies.
This week’s top multifamily storylines: motivating today’s property management associates, creating value in today’s value-add properties, the pet amenities residents want, thriving single-family rentals, full-service experiences and the overheating apartment markets.
It’s easy to forget that self-guided tours long been an important part of the professionally managed single-family rental space. Single-family operators have been leaving keys in drop boxes for residents to independently peruse homes for several years.
It’s all in the amenities. However, certain amenities have a more profound impact than others. According to the 2020 Pet Policies and Amenities in Multifamily report, pet owners said that where they choose to live is significantly based upon the types of pet amenities that a community offers.
Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer and operator specializing in premier rental communities across the U.S., today announced the additions of several retailers at Modera Prominence, a luxury mixed-use apartment community located in Atlanta’s vibrant Buckhead neighborhood about a mile west of Lenox Square.
Ashcroft Capital, a fully integrated multifamily investment firm, today announced the addition of Traci Wilhelm as director of asset management. Wilhelm joins Ashcroft from RXR Realty, where she served as senior vice president of multifamily operations and asset management.
When property management companies lose staff, they must place more responsibility on a smaller amount of employees, leading to burnout and instability within the group and at the individual buildings. Additionally, employee turnover wastes time and can be costly in the long-term.