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    The industry positions with the highest — and lowest — base salaries

    Executive pay averages in the hundreds of thousands, while on-site and maintenance personnel salaries trend below the national average, according to a new report.

    By May 22, 2024
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    6 fitness center trends to differentiate your property

    Health and wellness trends are on the rise, and fitness centers remain among the most popular amenities to attract and retain multifamily tenants.

    May 20, 2024
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    Centralization

    As labor costs rise, many apartment managers are centralizing operations while being careful to maintain resident satisfaction.

    By Multifamily Dive staff
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    EXECUTIVE MOVES

    Lynd expands third-party management services with new data tools

    The owner-operator has also rehired Josué Garza as president of property management.

    By May 17, 2024
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    Dogs and cats are priority No. 1 for potential renters

    Apartments that will accommodate pets are more in demand than air conditioning or in-unit laundry, according to Zillow.

    By May 15, 2024
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    Owner, manager sued for death of 2 children in Mississippi apartment fire

    The smoke alarms at the William Bell Apartments were not functional at the time of the incident, according to officials.

    By May 13, 2024
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    EXECUTIVE MOVES

    Core Spaces launches wealth management platform

    The student housing firm has tapped brothers Tom and John Dine to lead the investment vehicle as managing directors.

    By May 8, 2024
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    Aptitude Development to offer mental health support at its student housing

    Residents will have free access to the Counslr app.

    By May 7, 2024
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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.

    By May 6, 2024
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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.

    By May 6, 2024
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    Thought Leaders: April 2024

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

    By Multifamily Dive Staff • April 25, 2024
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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.

    By April 19, 2024
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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.

    By April 18, 2024
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    Maryland Supreme Court rules against Kushner Cos.

    The lawsuit alleges Kushner-owned Westminster Management charged fees above the state’s legal limit.

    By April 2, 2024
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    EXECUTIVE MOVES

    NRP Group names Patrick Carino vice president of development

    Carino, previously at RMS Cos., will focus on market-rate multifamily development in the Northeast.

    By March 21, 2024
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    Florida family sues Highmark, Starwood entity after fatal explosion

    Mikeanesha Moore’s Orlando apartment, which was newly leased, was found to have an uncapped and unplugged gas line, according to a lawsuit.

    By Updated March 21, 2024
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    Balfour Beatty, C.J. Coakley sued for alleged wage theft on Virginia apartment project

    A class action lawsuit alleges that Coakley failed to pay its workers on time and in some cases not at all, while Balfour Beatty was aware of the issues.

    By Matthew Thibault • March 15, 2024
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    EXECUTIVE MOVES

    Capital Square names Jay Olander as president and CFO

    A 40-year real estate veteran, Olander will also serve as CFO and treasurer of Capital Square’s REIT.

    By March 13, 2024
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    Family of man slain at DC apartment files $25M lawsuit against owner, manager

    The suit alleges CIH Properties did not provide adequate security at the complex.

    By March 12, 2024
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    NAHB: Multifamily starts will continue to decline in 2024

    New construction is expected to drop 20% this year, while rents should fall as supply comes online, the association said.

    By March 6, 2024
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    Some employers consider offering help with housing payments

    One in four employees say they would switch jobs to gain this benefit.

    By March 5, 2024
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    PROJECT SPOTLIGHT

    Structured Development completes multiphase project in Chicago’s Lincoln Park

    Wendelin Park encompasses three types of properties: co-living, affordable-rate for-sale condos and market-rate rentals.

    By March 1, 2024
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    For-cause eviction bill passes in Colorado House

    The legislation, which lays out specific reasons for evictions, now moves to the Senate.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    Arizona bill prohibits dog breed restrictions at multifamily properties

    Another proposal in California would require property owners to accept all common pets.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    HUD awards $3.1B to homelessness assistance projects

    The Continuum of Care grants support 7,000 housing and supportive service programs.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    EXECUTIVE MOVES

    Bilt raises $200M, adds new board members

    Former American Express CEO Ken Chenault is now chairman of the board, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has joined as an independent director.

    By Feb. 13, 2024