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    EXECUTIVE MOVES

    Quarterra Living exec leaves Lennar for Ashcroft Capital

    JoAnn Blaylock is now president of Birchstone Residential, Ashcroft’s in-house property firm.

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    HUD raises max deductibles for wind and named storm coverage

    The updates are intended to reduce costs for owners and provide more flexibility in negotiations with insurance providers.

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    Q&A

    Carleton Management Services’ new CEO sees a path for midsize firms

    As operators go through a period of consolidation, Tasha Krawiec says some owners prefer smaller firms.

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    MLG Capital uses unique approach to make $51M buy in Denver

    The Wisconsin-based firm bought Lowry North in a transaction that provided tax benefits to the seller.

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    REIT Report

    EQR continues trend of record-low turnover

    The REIT’s expenses rose only 1.3% thanks to lower maintenance and utility costs.

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    Colorado’s for-cause eviction bill signed into law

    The final edition, which the state apartment association called “government overreach,” expands the list of conditions for a no-fault eviction.

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    $1.5B San Francisco loan heads to servicing

    Maximus Real Estate Partners owns Parkmerced, a 3,221-unit housing complex in San Francisco.

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    Q&A

    ‘Synthetic’ fraud is on the rise. Are you prepared?

    Criminals are using identities composed of a mix of real and fake information to get past traditional detection methods, according to a new report.

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    Washington, DC, apartment building heads to auction

    Ranger Properties’ new 110-unit project in the Union Market neighborhood was recently foreclosed upon.

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    New Freddie Mac policies address underwriting, fraud detection

    New or inexperienced multifamily borrowers will now need additional due diligence.

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    KKR buys student portfolio from Blackstone for $1.64B

    With this acquisition, University Partners will have more than 25,000 units under management.

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    Q&A

    Greystar eyes build-to-rent expansion

    The multifamily giant has 4,500 BTR homes in development and 2,000 more in the planning stages.

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    Courtesy of SED Development, JMA Ventures, Machete Group.
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    $500M mixed-use project coming to downtown Orlando

    The development, adjacent to the Orlando Magic’s arena, includes a hotel, housing and an entertainment venue and is set to break ground this year.

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    Thought Leaders: April 2024

    Executives from Hillpointe, Summit Contracting, Halstead and more talk about their latest challenges and successes.

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    Swinerton deploys tech on $98M North Carolina mixed-use mass timber build

    The builder attached 3D modeling devices on workers’ helmets to collect data for virtual twins, documentation, reference and planning.

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    Atlanta office conversion goes to foreclosure

    An affiliate of Plano, Texas-based Wolfe Investments took out a $20 million loan on 41 Marietta St. in July 2021.

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    PRODUCTS

    April 2024 roundup: New multifamily products

    Offerings this month range from an AI-powered maintenance management platform to vacuum-insulated window glass.

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    Multifamily deal volume drops 25%

    The apartment sector has posted year-over-year transaction declines for seven consecutive quarters.

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    Q&A

    Embrey exec encourages women to consider a career in building

    Helena P. Finley is currently leading the construction of 20 projects in eight regions for the San Antonio-based firm.

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    Apartment starts fall more than 43%

    Completions rose 4.6% as developers added more than 500,000 units in March.

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    DEALS + STARTS

    Mast Capital starts 320 units in high-growth Florida market

    Hancock Bridge Square is set to take advantage of rapidly rising rents in Fort Myers.

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    Q&A

    The country’s top apartment builder says higher prices are here to stay

    Summit Contracting Group’s Marc Padgett sees business picking up, but says that construction costs remain stubborn.

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    EXECUTIVE MOVES

    Value Cos. names Matthew Mirman executive vice president

    The former sports betting VP will focus on the New Jersey multifamily owner’s portfolio expansion and third-party management affiliate.

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    DEALS + STARTS

    San Diego-area apartment trades for $82M

    Jackson Square Properties sold a 233-unit community in Chula Vista to Pacific Urban Investors.

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    Gen Z to pay $145K in rent by age 30

    While millennials paid less for rent in their 20s than their younger counterparts, they also earned less on average.