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Tech is Changing How Multifamily Buildings are Designed

As millennials make up a growing segment of the rental population, multifamily building designs increasingly are reflecting their tech-forward lifestyle. The use of smart home devices is becoming much more common in multifamily buildings, as the focus is shifting toward younger generations. More than two-thirds of millennials are now renting, and developers are beginning to […]

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Builders Look at 2017 Multifamily Forecast

NAHB expects production growth to slow from historic highs, but sector to remain strong. The National Association of Home Builders released its multifamily outlook for 2017 and, despite anticipating a cooling from the historic highs of a couple years ago, experts predict another strong year in the sector. The NAHB cites vacancy rates and inflation […]

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TecHome Builder Summits Connects Industry in Fort Worth

Two hundred-plus top-notch builder and developers, representing more than $55 billion in annual revenue, gathered in Fort Worth, Texas for the third annual TecHome Builder Summits. From December 7 to 9, luxury, high-volume and multifamily builders found themselves within an immersion of technology through: Boardroom presentations on the latest home technologies. One-on-one meetings with tech-focused manufacturing […]

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Alliance Residential Shares Sustainability Success Stories 

Alliance Residential is the nation’s largest multifamily developer, a status it maintains through a simple, conservative and sustainable mantra—what gets measured, gets managed.  Alliance just released its second annual Citizenship & Sustainability Report, which measures and manages the developer’s sustainability initiatives from the past year. Kelly Vickers, vice president of Corporate Social Responsibility for Alliance […]

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Savant Tech Comes Standard Through New Developer Partnership

The goal is to create “a harmonized standard” across all new developments, and multifamily developer Property Markets Group (PMG) achieves these aspirations through a new strategic relationship with Savant. The developer recently announced that Savant will provide the technology for its portfolio of developments currently under construction—from New York to Miami. “The builder market is […]

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