Why the Apartment Industry Should Take Baby Boomers Seriously

As this group born after World War II and just before Davey Jones and the Monkees took America’s teens by storm aged, it established a confident and optimistic culture that shaped housing for years to come. Boomers chased a greater, affluent lifestyle and were willing to mortgage the farm to get what they wanted, unlike[]

The Changing Landscape of Multifamily Renters

The Changing Landscape of Multifamily Renters

Multifamily housing leaders at the Crittenden Multifamily Housing conference in Dallas in March said the changing landscape of apartment housing in recent years is pushing developers and operators to be more resourceful in how they provide housing and appeal to renters in the city core. At the heart is creating compatible living spaces for Baby[]

The Benefits of Renting to Baby Boomers

An older generation of renters could be on the horizon for multifamily.  Are baby boomers the better investment? The last thing any apartment owner wants to see inside a unit is a Hangover sequel produced by irresponsible renters. Let’s face it, some people who rent don’t treat their homes like they would want to be[]

Image of downsizing baby boomers with moving boxes

Downsizing Baby Boomers Means Big Boom for Multifamily

Baby Boomers will soon be reentering the rental market, looking to downsize from their sprawling suburban homes to cozier apartment units. Is the multifamily ready for this potential geographic (and demographic) shift from suburban living to city living?

Who Are You, Generation X?

Are members of Generation X the slackers that they are purported to be? Perhaps it’s time to take another look at this savvy, competent, resilient, non-slacker, overshadowed generation.

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