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Why the 1:100 Staffing Rule is More Stubborn Than you Think

by Dom Beveridge | Jul 14, 2021 12:00:00 AM

An interesting thread caught my eye last week on the always-engaging Multifamily Insiders website. The chat, entitled: "Am I alone in thinking that the 1 per 100 rule in onsite staffing needs to change and change quickly?" stopped me in my tracks as it represented the exact opposite view that the title first suggested to me.

NMHC Annual Meeting Review: The Next Chapter Starts

by Donald Davidoff | Jun 14, 2021 12:00:00 AM

I just returned from the 2021 NMHC Annual Meeting in San Diego (six months deferred from its customary time). I can't help but reflect on our...

Don't Miss The Biggest Opportunity of the Recovery!

by Donald Davidoff | Apr 27, 2021 12:00:00 AM

It is becoming clear that we're in the early stages of what will be an incredible economic recovery, especially for multifamily rental housing. In...

How COVID Changed the "AI vs. People" Debate in Leasing

by Dom Beveridge | Apr 21, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Of the many things that changed in multifamily over the past year, one of the most intriguing is the way that operators are thinking about the role...

The Return of Pricing Power, And What You Should Do With It

by Donald Davidoff | Mar 30, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Spring is arriving, and revenue manager's thoughts typically turn not just to baseball but to sequential rent growth. Of course, this year is...

Why CRM Is Flavor of the Month in Multifamily Technology

by Dom Beveridge | Mar 25, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Over the last few years, multifamily CRM (the systems that management companies use to track leads through the leasing process) has been changing....

What COVID Really Taught Us About Self-Show

by Dom Beveridge | Mar 16, 2021 12:00:00 AM

When the multifamily industry looks back at the unprecedented events of 2020, one of the most remarkable characteristics will be the meteoric rise of...

20 for ‘20 - 2021 Edition (AKA “The COVID Issue”) Is Out Now!

by Dom Beveridge | Mar 3, 2021 12:00:00 AM

It's that time of year again! The sun is getting a bit higher in the sky. Leasing season is around the corner. And we at D2 are once again proud to...

What Unit Amenity Matters More Than Square Footage?

by Donald Davidoff | Feb 2, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Over the past 10+ months, we've observed, blogged and presented webinars about this recession. We've compared our observations to our experience of...

Another Big Week in Multifamily Smart Home Technology

by Dom Beveridge | Jan 27, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Regular readers of this blog will be familiar with our interest in Smart Home/Smart Building technology (along with most forms of multifamily...

The K-Shaped Recovery: What it Means for Multifamily Pricing

by Donald Davidoff | Jan 12, 2021 12:00:00 AM

When the recession first hit so quickly back in March, pundits naturally and immediately began to predict what would happen as the country navigated...
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