Disruptive Innovations Emerge
As MIPIM, the leading world property market, celebrated its 25th anniversary in March, a flurry of new ideas emerged from the event, which gathers real estate professionals from all sectors—office, residential, retail, healthcare, hospitality, logistics and industrial—and offers them an...
Demographics Impact Demand
The apartment industry has played a major part in the revitalization of the real estate sector while also significantly contributing to the American economy.
Rental market activity has grown at a moderate yet constant pace in most metros around the country, with up to seven million new renter...
Empowerment through Competition
Competition can be empowering. It doesn’t matter whether the competition takes place on a field, court or office. Knowing that you will go head-to-head with a worthy competitor encourages you to set goals, hone your skills, and believe that you are capable of emerging from the competition as...
Real world property management
Editor’s note: Last fall, we introduced you to Kyle Kazan, CEO of Beach Front Property Management and a former law enforcement officer. Kazan’s stories of dealing with problem tenants and difficult situations at his properties stood out – he is upfront and honest about...
Livability, Walkability at Cypress Waters
With a burgeoning demand for sustainable living and mixed-use, walkable environments, the country’s master-planned communities are thriving. The top 20 master-planned communities sold 15,338 homes in 2013, which is an 11% increase over 2012, according to a report compiled by John Burns Real Estate Consulting. Texas dominated the ranking, with nine communities landing the list.
Boasting a job-centric economy, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex continues to be a big draw for both local and relocation home-buyers.
The Metroplex has become an important target market for many new businesses as well as corporate expansions, which has generated...
Real estate best practices
With all the hype around social media recently, businesses have been jumping on board to reach users and reap the benefits of inbound marketing. But the road to successful leads is not always easy; it requires time and effort, and real, quantifiable goals take time to materialize. Hence the...
For multi-family marketing
Buckingham Companies began this year with a slew of accolades, among them a Prodigy Award for Best Overall Marketing Program, another for Best Color Advertisement, and the Bronze Adrian Award for Complete Campaign and Posting. At the foundation of those achievements stands an innovative...
Addressing Invisible Need
The needs of our neighbors aren’t always evident. When Sharon Johnston served as the president of Irving Women’s Network (IWN) from 2004-2006, the organization was shocked to discover that there were over 1,000 homeless teenagers in their town.
Johnston immediately called the school...
Invite-only, low cost smartphone
There’s a new kid on the smartphone block. Hailing from China, they call it the “flagship killer” due the extremely low price of $299 off-contract. It’s the OnePlus One, the smartphone that can be purchased only through invitation.
Pete Lau, former employee of OPPO where he led the...