Slashing and Cashing In
Multifamily companies often rely on rising rents and the sales and acquisition market to generate growth.
Raise the Roof
The revenue management software industry continues to win more converts, although it still has miles to go before it becomes a common feature in companies of all sizes.
Budget Boosts Project-based Sec. 8, Reduces CDBG Funds
President Bush has sent Congress a $38.5 billion fiscal 2009 Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) budget that includes a big increase in funding for project-based Sec. 8 assistance and a comparable cut in community development.
Revenue Management Market Heats Up
The revenue management software market is heating up as 2007 comes to a close, with Yardi set to compete head-on with industry leaders RealPage and the Rainmaker Group.
What’s Up, What’s Down
After several years of vertigo from soaring construction costs, developers are getting some relief as prices drop for lumber and gypsum wallboard.
Free the FHA from its Cage
Federal Housing Administration (FHA) modernization is a phrase that’s been bandied about over the years, but this time, the need to reform the FHA is urgent.
In finding out what the market will bear, every developer and property manager engages in revenue management and yield optimization, whether they call it that or not.
Find Opportunities to Add Value
Richard Campo is the CEO of Camden Property Trust, a Houston-based real estate investment trust.
Spinning the Web
Just as homes often have more than one remote control—one each for television, cable, DVD, and stereo for instance—many property management companies have different software for different functions.
Raising the Bar
Property managers weigh such factors as occupancy rates and competitors’ pricing when setting rents, but the process often can be informal, sometimes combining market factors with a manager’s gut instinct. Enter revenue management software.