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    MPF Research provides actionable market research to apartment investors and operators. Here’s the latest from RealPage’s multifamily intelligence division: With the Downtown Building Spree, Urban Inventories Will Surge As Supply Peaks in 2017 Central business districts (CBDs) comprised only 3.7% of the total land area in 2016, but accounted for nearly 19% of all multifamily[...]
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    As big data and advanced software continue to revolutionize multifamily, career-long learning has become a pillar of the industry. In the first article of this series, we addressed the importance of incorporating ongoing training into your business, as well as ways that the gamification of learning materials can yield better results when motivating your employees[...]
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    Advances in roach treatment offer conveniences for properties, residents Before finishing his doctorate in entomology, Dr. Mike Merchant worked in the 1980s as a pest control specialist in Seattle. He keeps a blog – “Insects in the City” (say it out loud and you’ll get the pun) – specifically dedicated to the topic of urban[...]
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    MPF Research provides actionable apartment market trends and research to investors and operators. Here’s the latest from RealPage’s multifamily intelligence division: Renter mobility by market When leases expire, some renters are more likely to renew than others. Interestingly, there are geographic trends to this phenomenon. Considering the nation’s 50 largest multifamily markets, this top 10[...]
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    ENERGY STAR® opens new opportunities for multifamily housing The multifamily industry has long questioned whether a stamp of approval from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is worthwhile. ENERGY STAR®, a voluntary energy efficiency program, shows some degree of success; however, some in the industry equate this certification as more of a merit badge than a[...]
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New from MPF Research: Urban Inventories, Downtown Rent Growth Leaders, Metro-specific Pricing Performance

MPF Research provides actionable market research to apartment investors and operators. Here’s the latest from RealPage’s multifamily intelligence division: With the Downtown Building Spree, Urban Inventories Will Surge As Supply Peaks in 2017 Central business districts (CBDs) comprised only 3.7% of the total land area in 2016, but accounted for nearly 19% of all multifamily[]

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Beyond Basic Training: The Impact of Design and Interface on Training Systems

As big data and advanced software continue to revolutionize multifamily, career-long learning has become a pillar of the industry. In the first article of this series, we addressed the importance of incorporating ongoing training into your business, as well as ways that the gamification of learning materials can yield better results when motivating your employees[]

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Dealing with Creepy Crawlies: Cockroach Management in Multifamily

Advances in roach treatment offer conveniences for properties, residents Before finishing his doctorate in entomology, Dr. Mike Merchant worked in the 1980s as a pest control specialist in Seattle. He keeps a blog – “Insects in the City” (say it out loud and you’ll get the pun) – specifically dedicated to the topic of urban[]

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New from MPF Research: Apartment Market Trends By Metro

MPF Research provides actionable apartment market trends and research to investors and operators. Here’s the latest from RealPage’s multifamily intelligence division: Renter mobility by market When leases expire, some renters are more likely to renew than others. Interestingly, there are geographic trends to this phenomenon. Considering the nation’s 50 largest multifamily markets, this top 10[]

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Strategies for Cutting Energy and Water Usage in Multifamily Housing

ENERGY STAR® opens new opportunities for multifamily housing The multifamily industry has long questioned whether a stamp of approval from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is worthwhile. ENERGY STAR®, a voluntary energy efficiency program, shows some degree of success; however, some in the industry equate this certification as more of a merit badge than a[]

 

The Apartment of the Future is Here

The apartment of the future here and now The apartment of the future is by no means a new concept, but it pervades the social conscience as multifamily architects and designers adopt new styles and attempt new feats. To defy convention is the goal of any designer on the cutting edge. The original apartment of[]

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Top Apartment Kitchen and Bath Trends to Watch

Modern look and technology dominate 2017 kitchen and bath trends Traditional bathroom and kitchen styles have become outdated. Home designers say that contemporary-style kitchens and baths have pushed once popular Americana designs to the curb. The National Kitchen & Bath Association’s (NKBA) 2017 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends Report indicates that Americans prefer clean-lined, bright[]

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The Transparent Future of Glass in Apartment Communities

New uses for glass can add unique effects to apartment design Picture a common area in an apartment. Now examine the construction of the room you’ve envisioned. Chances are, you imagined four opaque, textured walls – maybe in colors beyond the standard eggshell if you got creative. However, glass industry innovators and entrepreneurs are shattering[]

 

New from MPF Research: Axiometrics Merger, Class A Occupancy, Metro-level Insight

MPF Research provides actionable market research to apartment investors and operators. Here’s the latest from RealPage’s multifamily intelligence arm: Axiometrics to Merge with MPF Research The scope of RealPage’s market research division is broadening; MPF Research is set to merge with recently acquired Axiometrics. Additionally, RealPage has entered into a long-term relationship with Real Capital[]

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The State of the Multifamily Industry in 2017

2017 multifamily outlook: Optimistic despite expected cooling after record cycle On Jan. 10, Apartment Association of Greater Dallas members packed their annual state-of-the-industry luncheon before a panel of industry professionals that included Steve Lamberti of Milestone Apartments REIT; Jay Denton of Axiometrics; Jeff Price of Jones Lang LaSalle; Jay Wagley of CBRE and Brian Tusa[]

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