Category Archives: CEO Blogs

23 Apr 2024

Tax Season Update: K-1s and New Tax Relief Bill

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Welcome back! As we head into the last full week of January 2024, there are plenty of things in progress. TAXES Tax season is upon us! In less than 2 months our K-1s will need to be complete so we're wrapping up December financials to get over to our CPA ...Read More
12 Mar 2024

Economic Update: Inflation and Producer Prices

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It's another Tuesday after a holiday (they all lined up quite nicely this year so far) and we're back at it for another week. While our leadership team and most of our onsite teams were working yesterday (no rest for the weary), we offered the day off to anyone who ...Read More
26 Oct 2023

Multifamily Critical Success Factors – Retention

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I hope your week is off to a good start and happy Wednesday. Yes, it's Wednesday, not Tuesday. Just keeping it interesting over here. I usually write my CEO blog on Monday to send out on Tuesday but unfortunately it wasn't meant to be this week. I struggled with a ...Read More
18 Oct 2023

Average Occupancy Headed to GFC Lows?

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Hope you had a great weekend and welcome back to a new week! Last week I was up in Atlanta to review our Avenue33 and City Park deals. We walked units, discussed interior finishes, renovation progress, resident challenges, and the ever important maintenance to-do list. A critical success factor in ...Read More
11 Oct 2023

Bond Yields Hit New Highs As Sellers Outweigh Buyers

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Hello and happy Tuesday! Despite the current events happening in the world, our focus remains on multifamily housing within the USA. This week, we can expect Core PPI, Core CPI, and Consumer Sentiment reports, which will keep us on our toes. In case you missed it, last week, the 10-year ...Read More
03 Oct 2023

Staying Focused To Succeed

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Welcome to another week and the beginning of the fourth quarter. It's amazing how quickly we've gotten through 2023 so far. For those of us keeping an eye on the Fed, we're pleased to hear there may be one more interest rate increase this year, with expectations of flat to ...Read More
28 Sep 2023

Cincinnati Is Rocking The Rent Growth Stats!

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I trust your week is off to a good start. The family and I returned from our Canada trip last Wednesday and it's good to be home. They all got a nice vacation and I got a change of scenery while I was working. Sometimes a change of scenery can ...Read More
21 Sep 2023

Challenging Situation?  Face Everything And Rise

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Happy Tuesday and welcome back! I hope you had a great weekend. I've got a lot of economic/industry data to share but am going to defer that until next week. Today I wanted to share something that I think is relevant to today's economic situation… I know many of you ...Read More
05 Sep 2023

Why We’re Building Now…Massive Rent Growth in 2025

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Welcome back! Hope you had a great Labor Day weekend! Feels like Monday, right? Short weeks like this are always interesting - trying to cram 5 days into 4. Last week we dodged Idalia on its way up the west coast of Florida as it strengthened into a strong Cat ...Read More
23 Aug 2023

The Affordability Trap

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Welcome back to another week! I was doing some anecdotal research over the weekend and was surprised to see the continued strong pricing in the single-family market. It's certainly moderated a little but nowhere near falling off a cliff. As many have noted - most folks are kind of "stuck" ...Read More