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Linsey Isaacs, Charlotte O'Malley, Jennifer Popovec / MFE / September 23, 2013
Every deal has a story to tell, but some speak a little more eloquently, and push the envelope a little more forcefully, than others
This year, Multifamily Executive received a record number of award nominations—nearly 300 in all—in 19 categories, which illustrates not only the health, but also the vision and creativity of an industry firing on all cylinders.
Yet, while we pored over a record amount of entrants, the following pages are not filled with a record number of award winners. In fact, a few categories came up completely empty, though there were plenty of very good entrants from whichRead More
Christine A. DeJoy
Managing Editor, multifamily executive
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 24, 2013) — multifamily executive, the leading media brand in the multifamily housing industry, unveiled the winners of its annual multifamily executive Awards at a special ceremony earlier this month, in Las Vegas.
Longtime industry veteran Julie Smith, president of Greenbelt, Md.–based Bozzuto Management Co., was named the 2013 Executive of the Year. Smith was one of two individuals honored among more than 25 awards presented at the event, which recognizes exceptionalRead More
Lindsay Machak / MULTI FAMILY EXECUTIVEE / May 1, 2013
Linsey Isaacs / April 9, 2013
With its low cap rates and growing new construction, is multifamily heading toward a bubble?
The short answer is no, the multifamily industry isn’t heading toward a bubble, but the long answer is more complicated. Cap rates dropped across the country in 2012 but remain above peak levels. Further, when one considers the interest-rate differential between now and the peak, cap rates are not close to being in bubble territory. That said, billions of dollars of capital have been raised to invest in multifamily, and yields in major markets are too low for most of this capital, so we’ll be watchingRead More