With the nine-block Power & Light entertainment district under development, along with the 20,000-seat Sprint Arena and the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City’s downtown is experiencing a $4.5 billion urban renaissance.
Boston’s New Golden Age
Boston—For apartment owners and developers, this city is going through a golden period. Rents are expected to rise and vacancies are declining even as apartment construction soars, experts said.
Portland, Ore.—Multifamily owners who suffered from five years of decreased occupancy, negative rent growth, and hefty concessions can finally breathe a little easier now that the market has transitioned from soft to strong.
Indy demand speeds up
Indianapolis – After suffering from prolonged weakness, this city’s multifamily market is finally starting to perk up, and out-of-state investors are flocking to the region to get in on the recovery.
Higher rents fatten apartment owners' profits
Apartment owners naturally want to earn higher returns on their investments, and though lower operating costs can be a good way to achieve that objective, it’s equally important to take advantage of opportunities to raise rents.
Why some apartments earn top rents
To find the best finishes in a rental unit, you shouldn’t try one of Manhattan’s new apartment buildings – the units may be nicer at a top project in an up-and-coming market like Philadelphia. And to find the best services in a rental community, you might
The leasing office at the Triangle has been busy since the first apartments in the project’s 335-unit first phase opened their doors in fall 2005.
Buying time with e-payments
Converting the way it takes in and processes resident payments is giving apartment firm Archstone-Smith a competitive advantage by offering new services to residents and making better use of its leasing staffs.
What to do when fair market rents for Sec. 8 are lower than LIHTC rents
In this issue: When Sec. 8 rents are less than LIHTC rents; mixing and matching utility allowances; delivering on the promises made.
PHAs test ways to deliver aid
A sign of how public housing authorities (PHAs) will operate in the future may be found in a demonstration program called Moving To Work (MTW).