The top storylines in multifamily this week are using data to address parking problems, employee mental health, amenities you need now, TikTok and marketing, fighting fraud, artificial intelligence, regional bank risks, interest rates and NMHC’s new housing initiative.
Gen Z and millennials may be utilizing another search engine when hunting for their next apartment — TikTok. TikTok and other short-form video platforms are now a vital ingredient in your marketing mix and one of the most important ways to attract prospects.
After a sedate start to the year, mergers and acquisitions in the multifamily industry are again gaining significant interest, according to a panel of analysts and executives at the Blueprint Conference in Las Vegas. M&As had dropped off by nearly 70% in the last year.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are promoting responsible pet ownership, amenity versatility, brand messaging, tomorrow’s renters, data visualization, EVs and natural disasters, future rent growth, where the jobs are going and rising multifamily insurance.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are retaining residents through choice, ESG, emergency response for residents, centralization, data-based decisions, tech for reducing burnout and turnover, operational efficiency challenges, Q4 deals and economists distort the record on rent control.
Today’s owners/operators face a choice: either embrace sustainability now and be well prepared for upcoming changes or delay and struggle to catch up later. Ignoring ESG will become increasingly difficult as demands begin to arrive from multiple sides.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are renters driving innovation, co-living and the affect on housing, tips for hiring the right people, pet technology, package management, bicycle amenities, the multifamily construction pipeline, distress in the CRE market and the revival of small multifamily homes.
Renters are modern. They expect to be able to manage their lives from the palm of their hand, and that includes their living spaces and rental experience. Today’s renters demand flexibility, affordability and options. They want it provided by their apartment community — and they want it now.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are pet inclusiveness, optimizing your waste programs, location and apartment branding, AI and property management, urban tech, parking problems, the current state of CRE, fall maintenance checklist and slowing rent growth.
The top storylines in multifamily this week are redefining automation, Apartmentalize, the strength of senior housing, training maintenance techs, using social media for recruitment, AI usage in operations, coastal area communities, Insurance rates skyrocket and overcoming economic obstacles.