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5 Ways Smart Multifamily Communities Generate Higher Returns

by Dom Beveridge | Aug 4, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Over the last year or so, as proptech has exploded, showering the multifamily industry with new and exciting technology, it has become harder to understand the return on technology implementations. As we wrote earlier this year in our 20 for ‘20 white paper, an ever-growing vendor population is competing to deliver ostensibly the same benefits to multifamily communities and companies. To make good decisions, operators have had to sharpen their ability to estimate financial benefits. The problem gets harder still when a technology offers numerous sources of potential upside. Smart home technology is just such a case, with the combination of access control, thermostats and leak detection providing numerous ways to improve operations and customer experience. The challenge is to identify a credible and measurable source of upside, and figure out whether or not the investment makes sense.     

18 Months That Shook Multifamily Leasing (And What’s Next)

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

Several months ago I started to write a post about the extraordinary changes to leasing processes that we had seen over the previous 12 months. The...

Two Multifamily Misconceptions About Smart Home Technology

by Dom Beveridge | Jul 22, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Now I'll admit that it's hard to remember what was going on in the days before the COVID-19 lockdown disrupted our industry, but stuff was going on....

Multifamily's BI Evolution (Not Revolution)

by Dom Beveridge | Jun 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM

When we come to write the history of the changes that coronavirus forced upon multifamily, there will be plenty to say about its impact on...

20 for ‘20 - What a Difference a Year Makes!

by Dom Beveridge | Mar 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM

As many of you will already be aware, we recently published the 2020 edition of our 20 for '20 white paper.  Just as we did a year ago, we sat down...

The Coming Dichotomy of Multifamily Leasing

by Dom Beveridge | Mar 2, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Where I come from (the UK), the English language is peppered with curious variations. One of the strangest is the perpetual controversy over the...

NMHC Annual 2020: When Even White Shirts Get Disrupted

by Dom Beveridge | Jan 23, 2020 12:00:00 AM

It’s not often that one finds oneself struggling to stay warm in Florida, but it’s been happening this week in Orlando, where we’ve been these last...

Five Hot Takes from NMHC OPTECH

by Dom Beveridge | Nov 15, 2019 12:00:00 AM

I think it was probably a record, and by some distance.  A whopping 2,300+ attendees were registered for NMHC OPTECH, and it made for a busy, busy...

NMHC OPTECH 2019: We Need To Talk About Pricing

by Dom Beveridge | Nov 4, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Can it really be time for NMHC OPTECH already? It appears so, and I’m looking forward to joining industry leaders and technology luminaries next week...

3 Steps to Avoiding Pricing Complacency

by Donald Davidoff | May 29, 2019 12:00:00 AM

The legendary golfer, Jack Nicklaus is often quoted as saying, "Complacency is a continuous struggle that we all have to fight." We have frequently...

The Next Big Thing in Multifamily Revenue Management

by Dom Beveridge | Apr 23, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Pricing and Revenue Management (PRM) in multifamily turned 18 years old this year. For those interested, the first-ever deployment of a PRM system...
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