August 24, 2015
Multifamily Housing

Budget Season is here - Time to Revisit Multifamily Benchmarking?

Budget season is almost upon us, so I think it’s time for me to comment again on one of the most frustrating elements of how we run our businesses.  Because most of us bonus based..

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August 19, 2015
Multifamily Housing

Multifamily Benchmarking: Why Same-Store History is a Bigger Priority than you Think

There are several things that make the multifamily industry unique.  Some have a direct impact on performance benchmarking, as we have learnt as we continue to grow the user-base..

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July 2, 2015
Multifamily Housing

NAA Education Conference - Multifamily Data Comes of Age

Walking around NAA’s Education Conference a week ago, I reflected on how much has changed in this industry during the 16+ years I’ve been associated with it—and even how much has..

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May 5, 2015
Multifamily Housing

NMHC Spring Board of Directors in Review

Just over a week ago, I returned from the NMHC Spring Board meeting. This gathering of the leadership of our industry is always informative. There were entertaining keynote..

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April 30, 2015
Multifamily Housing

NMHC Spring Board: CEOs Debate Multifamily Benchmarking

As a one-time New Yorker, I love New York in spring.  Winter has lost its grip, the blossom is on the trees, and the exciting bustle of the city is tinged with a fresh optimism..

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April 14, 2015
Multifamily Housing

The Real Estate “Peak”, and its Impact on Multifamily Benchmarking

There’s a growing debate today about whether we’ve hit (or passed) the peak of this particular real estate cycle. I lost my crystal ball, so I really don’t know; but what I do..

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