Category: Technology

Industry Trends Report | Week of May 3

Multifamily technologies that worked during the pandemic

The most important multifamily news of the week: leasing lessons learned during the pandemic, event opportunities this spring, single-family rental operators becoming common buyers of new homes, rent prices show largest jump in April since 2017, NAHB asks Biden administration to address lumber costs, and investors are walking away from ‘walkability.’

Industry Trends Report | Week of April 26

smart home is one of the future directions for multifamily

This week’s top storylines in multifamily: trends in post-pandemic rental housing, consumer demand for environmentally conscious designs, the nuances of assistance animals in rental housing revealed, smart rent goes public in $2.2 billion merger, developers struggling with lumber prices and an increase in demand for multifamily professionals.

Industry Trends Report | Week of April 19

Short term rentals in multifamily here to stay

The most important multifamily headlines of the week: short-term rentals are here to stay, how to attract and convert prospects with your property website, the power of ‘and’ for multifamily operators, developers are struggling to build garden-style communities, keeping expenses in check in an uncertain market and making a statement on DE&I.

Industry Trends Report | Week of April 5

More people moving into new multifamily homes in 2020

This week’s top multifamily storylines: study shows more renters moved in 2020 despite the pandemic, the complexity of apartment companies requiring vaccines, average rent due to exceed $6K for those behind on rent, LeaseLock hits $1B in leases insured, Lincoln gets ready to acquire Excelsior Multifamily and affordable housing set to get a boost from Biden’s infrastructure plan.

Industry Trends Report | Week of March 29

Impact of Covid on multifamily rents varies widely

The top multifamily headlines this week: COVID’s impact on rent varies by neighborhood, the most common mistakes of a smart home retrofit for multifamily, smart access control provides assistance during pandemic, the top markets for apartment net absorption, the extension of the federal eviction moratorium and the strength of affordable housing lending.

Industry Trends Report | Week of March 22

Keeping personal multifamily connection with technology

Among this week’s most interesting multifamily storylines: utilizing tech without sacrificing personal connections, reflecting on multifamily’s COVID-19 response, package solutions that might be causing more problems, a look back at the last decade of multifamily transactions, the apartment markets dominating the pandemic era, and amenity must haves as the lockdown ends.

Industry Trends Report | Week of March 8

Multifamily Business Intelligence

Inside this issue of the multifamily Industry Trends Report: making business intelligence intelligent, mixed response to Texas lifting mask mandate, residents citing pets as the reason they had to move, NMHC’s expanded commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, the merger of RPM and CF Real Estate Services and single-family rental values.

Industry Trends Report | Week of March 1

Climate Change and Multifamily

This week’s most interesting multifamily storylines include: the impact of Biden’s climate goals on multifamily, stalled adaptive reuse projects, apartment marketing keywords, vaccinating multifamily employees, ruling that CDC eviction moratorium is unconstitutional and the focus of operators on service-oriented amenities.