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Five Big Take-Aways From A Welcome Return to AIM

by Dom Beveridge | Oct 20, 2021 12:00:00 AM

This week marked an important step in the rehabilitation of the multifamily industry’s annual conference circuit. The Apartment Innovation and Marketing Conference (AIM) is one of the joys of the conference schedule.  Marketers and operators normally flock to Orange County, CA in May for this event. A COVID-related reschedule pushed this year’s show to October, but a normal-sized crowd and a full complement of speakers made AIM 2021 feel like things are back to normal.

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...

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...

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...

What One Firm's Daily Stand-Up Tells Us About 2021 Renewals

by Dom Beveridge | Mar 9, 2021 12:00:00 AM

As revenue management people, we at D2 naturally bias toward strategies and tactics that optimize top-line performance. For the last year or so, we...

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...

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...

Why Strategy Trumps AI in Multifamily Pricing

by Dom Beveridge | Dec 28, 2020 12:00:00 AM

There's a conversation in progress in our industry about AI and the potential that it offers pricing and revenue management (PRM). It came to my mind...

NMHC OPTECH 2020 - Making a Virtue of a Virtual Format

by Dom Beveridge | Nov 20, 2020 12:00:00 AM

We recently wrapped the multifamily industry's traditional pre-Thanksgiving technology pow-wow, NMHC OPTECH. Of course, as COVID levels spike across...

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...
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