The Edamame Economy

In an opinion piece published January 7th in the New York Times, titled “The Edamame Economy,” David Brooks writes about the changing design of hotels in America. The column is in itself unusual coming...

Understanding The Renter of Today

In a recent news article, I was quoted as saying that Congress and the lay press don’t really understand the apartment industry.  This was after I had spoken before a Congressional subcommittee in the...

Are We Overbuilding?

There is much discussion of apartment overbuilding. Are too many apartments being built nationally or even locally? Is a correction facing the apartment industry? I’m asked this question, in one form or another, all...

Where are we in the cycle?

One of the questions we constantly ask ourselves in the residential real estate business is:  “Where are we in the cycle?”  In that regard, increasingly these days, the consumer hears on news broadcasts that the...