Space Explorations

Space Explorations

Microunit apartments are gaining popularity in major urban markets, but do they represent a shifting market or passing fad? In Seattle, they’re called SEDUs – small efficiency dwelling units. In Boston, they’re known as innovation units. Chicago has...
Preparing for the Storm

Preparing for the Storm

Government action on infrastructure development and energy efficiency can help the industry prepare for an uncertain future. Government action on infrastructure development and energy efficiency can help the industry prepare for an uncertain future. Last year, the...
Economic Resilience

Economic Resilience

Economists predict slow, steady growth in 2018. If there is one word that sums up the state of the U.S. economy these days, it’s resilient. The prolonged economic growth cycle hasn’t been terribly exciting or robust, and at times, progress has been...
Mixed Signals

Mixed Signals

Sales Reach Record of $181 Billion New York was among the few large cities with a significant sales jump. Photo: JJFarquitectos After 10 years of skyrocketing sales, investors still love apartments. But that passion may be maturing into appreciation for a relatively...
Tipping Point

Tipping Point

Are apartments racing toward a peak or will the boom continue? Developers have been busy delivering new projects to satisfy growing renter demand. Yet given the volume of new projects still in the pipeline, some are beginning to wonder whether the market may be...