Of Interest

Creating the Optimal onboarding Experience

May 6, 2024

How to bring on new multifamily staff. This story lays our five critical steps. A proper introduction to the lay of the land. Appropriate training. Opportunities for growth. An onboarding checklist. Ask for feedback. But you still have to tool the process to the job and the person. The goal is for new hires to...
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How Pets Can Drive Revenue

May 3, 2024

Fido isn’t just a pet. Fido is a member of the family, even in a multifamily environment. But Fido can help boost the bottom line, too. Fees‑ Most pet-owning residents are happy to pay a reasonable fee in exchange for having their pet or pets live with them.  Resident diversity (and a larger pool of...
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There’s a Generational Shift Toward Renting

May 1, 2024

A Knightvest survey says the higher costs of homeownership was the most cited downside to owning a home, with 62% of respondents indicating this was the No. 1 reason why they chose to rent instead of own. Just over half (51%) of renters say that lower maintenance and repair responsibilities was a major draw toward...
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Five Lessons for Office Conversions

April 29, 2024

As commercial properties have emptied since the pandemic, local government and developers consider using them to meet an ever-growing need for residential properties. But conversion is a complicated process. This article offers five lessons: Most office buildings have features that make them difficult to redevelop. Make sure yours has what it and you need.
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