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The Four Stages of Business Intelligence Maturity

by Donald Davidoff | Nov 10, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Information is power. Slowly but surely, multifamily housing is coming to realize how impactful business intelligence platforms can be. As we discussed in this year's edition of our "20 for '20" research paper on operations and technology trends, multifamily operators are putting more money and effort into implementing reporting and analytics capabilities. Yet we also found that the path is a long and winding one and that the level of satisfaction with such projects was, at best, mediocre.

7 Amenity Habits That Improve Community Health for Life

by Donald Davidoff | Oct 28, 2020 12:00:00 AM

We're all familiar with it. At some point in our childhood, a seemingly overbearing adult told us to finish our greens. Or not to eat that piece of...

Five Top Leasing Agent Skills for an Automated World

by Donald Davidoff | Oct 7, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Of all roles in multifamily operations, few have changed more radically in the last year than that of the leasing agent. The COVID-19 crisis has...

5 Ways Unit Amenities Boost Revenue, Even in This Recession

by Donald Davidoff | Sep 23, 2020 12:00:00 AM

More than six months into the health and economic crisis, most operators and revenue managers have been focusing on finding ways to defend rents....

Budgeting for Uncertainty and an Eviction Moratorium

by Donald Davidoff | Sep 9, 2020 12:00:00 AM

It's that time of the year when we are all deep in the process of budgeting. Most years, budgeting is hard enough, and this year the backdrop of the...

How to Approach Renewal Trade-Outs This Fall

by Donald Davidoff | Sep 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM

As we begin to enter a lower season while still dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and concomitant recession, we thought it would be a...

Three Principles for Forecasting Fall 2020

by Donald Davidoff | Aug 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Much has been written about our industry's remarkably good performance since March, including several pieces of our own. The NMHC rent payment data...

They're Heckling Revenue Management Again

by Donald Davidoff | Aug 18, 2020 12:00:00 AM

In the current period of rapid change, there is no shortage of views on what it all means, and what the post-COVID world will look like. Readers of...

How to Measure the Impact of Technology on Rent Growth

by Donald Davidoff | Aug 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM

In recent weeks we've been examining some changes to technology adoption through the COVID-dominated months of 2020. Curb-to-couch access control and...

How to Win Big in a Downturn with Revenue Management

by Donald Davidoff | Jul 7, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Watching pricing performance since the downturn started and reflecting on all the things we've done with our clients over the past three months...

Is Your Fall Revenue Management Playbook Ready?

by Donald Davidoff | Jun 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Each week we have been summarizing insights from our weekly "downturn" round table conversations. This week we share a few highlights of our most...
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