America’s Housing Problem
July 13, 2016
By  Tom Bozzuto

I recently had the chance to discuss an important topic with my friends at multihousingnews.com, the current housing problem in America. There is a tremendous housing problem in America. It was also the case 45 years ago,...[ Read More ]


People Respond to Praise
July 6, 2016
By  Tom Bozzuto

As I wrote in a blog entry in April, through the years I have noted a number of “rules” of leadership. One of those concerns the issue of praise. I believe a good leader always...[ Read More ]


Tom Talk Live: A Conversation on Diversity & Inclusion
May 25, 2016
By  Tom Bozzuto


Thoughts on Business and Leadership
April 8, 2016
By  Tom Bozzuto

Now that my role has changed from Chairman and CEO to just Chairman of The Bozzuto Group, I've spent some time assembling random thoughts that I've had about business and leadership through the years. Having...[ Read More ]


Maryland’s Housing Future
November 4, 2015
By  Tom Bozzuto

I was honored to serve as keynote speaker for the 2015 Maryland Housing Conference, hosted by the Maryland Building Industry Association and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. It was also my distinct...[ Read More ]


Bozzuto’s New CEO
September 15, 2015
By  Tom Bozzuto

I write this against the backdrop of having just announced that my son, Toby, has taken over as CEO of The Bozzuto Group. I thought it might be useful to explain in here some of the...[ Read More ]


Today’s Apartment Renter: Me
March 6, 2015
By  Tom Bozzuto

I have been in the business of creating rental housing for almost 45 years. However, it has been 42 years since I’ve lived in an apartment. That is, my wife and I haven’t lived in...[ Read More ]


Happy New Year
December 29, 2014
By  Tom Bozzuto

Have you ever wondered why we celebrate the new year? After all, it is the one holiday that is celebrated by almost everyone, everywhere on the globe. It is not a national holiday, like the...[ Read More ]


My Response to a New York Times Editorial on Homeownership
December 8, 2014
By  Tom Bozzuto

On November 30th, the New York Times ran a lead editorial about homeownership, an editorial with which I have some misgivings. For that reason, I sent off a letter to the editor of the Times which...[ Read More ]


The Power of the Team
September 17, 2014
By  Tom Bozzuto

In case you've been living in outer space, let me be the first to inform you that both the Washington Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles have won their division championships. And they both clinched on...[ Read More ]


A Game Changer
August 4, 2014
By  Todd Butler

By Toby Bozzuto, President, The Bozzuto Group The multifamily industry has never been particularly at the forefront of technological innovation. Too often we’ve tended to follow, versus create, trends and be reactive, versus proactive, when...[ Read More ]


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The World Cup – Embrace It!
July 4, 2014
By  Jamie Gorski

**This article orginially appeared in Delta Associates’ Mid-Atlantic Class A Apartment Market Report. The FIFA World Cup is once again upon us.  This eagerly awaited tournament has been held nineteen times since 1930.Over a four...[ Read More ]


Happy Fourth of July
July 1, 2014
By  Tom Bozzuto

As we approach the Fourth of July, with our celebrations, our fireworks, and our parades, perhaps it is time to ask whether the politics of America today are what the Founders envisioned when they risked...[ Read More ]


The Urban Apartment Dweller: Young, Rich and Free?
May 7, 2014
By  Jamie Gorski

**This article orginially appeared in Delta Associates' Mid-Year 2012 Mid-Atlantic Class A Apartment Market Report. The DC pipeline is swelling with a growing supply of carefully planned new properties. This next round of deliveries will...[ Read More ]


Is Gentrification Really a Bad Thing?
May 1, 2014
By  Tom Bozzuto

Gentrification is a bad word. You see this when you read articles like the one in the February 4th issue of New York Magazine in which it is described as “an ugly word, a term...[ Read More ]


The Edamame Economy
April 18, 2014
By  Tom Bozzuto

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 from...[ Read More ]


Guest Post: The Sharing Economy – Just When We Needed It
By  Tom Bozzuto

**This article orginially appeared in Delta Associates’ Mid-Year 2013 Mid-Atlantic Class A Apartment Market report. We have been waiting, patiently, for what feels like a long time now. The Gen Y renters — the ones...[ Read More ]


The Blame Game
By  Tom Bozzuto

I’ve just finished reading Reckless Endangerment, the sixth or seventh book I’ve read about the causes of the economic collapse that led to the “great recession.” And while this book, written by Gretchen Morgenson and...[ Read More ]


Affordable Housing vs. The Affordability of Housing
By  Tom Bozzuto

I should make clear here at the beginning that I have long been a supporter of affordable housing and of programs that encourage affordable housing. That said, in my more than four decades in this...[ Read More ]


Bozzuto’s 25th Anniversary: A Look at our Future
By  Tom Bozzuto

As we begin to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the company, which my partners, John Slidell, Rick Mostyn, the late Bernie Lubcher and I began in 1988, we look to 2013 as a year to...[ Read More ]


Where Are We In The Cycle?
April 8, 2014
By  Tom Bozzuto

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...[ Read More ]


The Edamame Economy
January 13, 2014
By  Tom Bozzuto

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 from...[ Read More ]


Happy Veterans’ Day
November 11, 2013
By  Tom Bozzuto

As I encouraged my colleagues to celebrate and be grateful to our veterans on the one day a year on which we show them our gratitude, someone asked me how being a veteran had affected...[ Read More ]


Understanding The Renter of Today
August 13, 2013
By  Tom Bozzuto

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 Capitol. ...[ Read More ]


The Sharing Economy – Just When We Needed It
July 22, 2013
By  Jamie Gorski

By Julie Smith, President, Bozzuto Management Company **This article orginially appeared in Delta Associates’ Mid-Year 2013 Mid-Atlantic Class A Apartment Market report. We have been waiting, patiently, for what feels like a long time now....[ Read More ]


A Place We All Want to Work
May 14, 2013
By  Tom Bozzuto

Our company, The Bozzuto Group, has just been selected by the Washington Business Journal as one of the best companies in the greater Washington area for which to work. This is the sixth time we...[ Read More ]


We Can’t Be A One-Company Town
April 16, 2013
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This bylined article, authored by Bozzuto founding partner John Slidell, is reprinted from the April 12, 2013 issue of the Washington Business Journal. http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/print-edition/2013/04/12/we-cant-be-a-one-company-town.html A lot of people in this region are talking about how...[ Read More ]


Bozzuto’s 25th Anniversary: A Look at our Future
February 20, 2013
By  Tom Bozzuto

As we begin to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the company, which my partners, John Slidell, Rick Mostyn, the late Bernie Lubcher and I began in 1988, we look to 2013 as a year to...[ Read More ]


Improving our Transportation Infrastructure: Thoughts from a Builder
November 26, 2012
By  Tom Bozzuto

There has been a lot of discourse in the local media lately about the need for transportation funding in Maryland and Virginia, with some folks arguing that all of whatever money is available should be...[ Read More ]


Are We Overbuilding?
October 24, 2012
By  Tom Bozzuto

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 the...[ Read More ]


Characteristics of a Bozzuto Employee — What We Seek When Hiring
August 22, 2012
By  Tom Bozzuto

A friend recently lost a “Toastmaster’s” competition, and when I offered my consolation he reminded me that years ago I told him I preferred to hire people who had experienced an occasional defeat in their...[ Read More ]


The Urban Apartment Dweller — Who Are They?
July 11, 2012
By  Jamie Gorski

By Julie Smith, President, Bozzuto Management Company **This article orginially appeared in Delta Associates' Mid-Year 2012 Mid-Atlantic Class A Apartment Market report. The DC pipeline is swelling with a growing supply of carefully planned new...[ Read More ]


Where are we in the cycle?
May 24, 2012
By  Tom Bozzuto

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 home...[ Read More ]


Affordable Housing vs. The Affordability of Housing
March 22, 2012
By  Tom Bozzuto

I should make clear here at the beginning that I have long been a supporter of affordable housing and of programs that encourage affordable housing.  That said, in my more than four decades in this...[ Read More ]


A Louder Voice
February 15, 2012
By  Tom Bozzuto

  As some of you know, I had the extraordinary opportunity to sit with and interview President George W. Bush a few weeks ago at the National Multi Housing Council’s Annual Meeting. NMHC is the...[ Read More ]


Wishes for the New Year
December 30, 2011
By  Tom Bozzuto

Everyone is entitled to have some wishes and hopes for the New Year. Because my colleagues in our company’s marketing department talked me into creating this blog, I guess this is the place I should...[ Read More ]


Holiday Greetings
December 23, 2011
By  Tom Bozzuto

  As I head home to celebrate the holidays with my family, I would like to take a moment to share with you the note I sent this morning to my colleagues at The Bozzuto...[ Read More ]


Union Wharf Groundbreaking Ceremony
December 14, 2011
By  Tom Bozzuto

Yesterday I had the pleasure of celebrating the start of Union Wharf, our company's newest development, with Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake and a great number of friends and colleagues. In my speech, I chose to focus...[ Read More ]


Video: The Truth about Multifamily Development – Toby Bozzuto and the ‘Design Centric Culture’
November 22, 2011
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Urban Land magazine asked Toby Bozzuto, President, Bozzuto Development Company, about what was discussed on his 2011 ULI Fall Meeting panel on multifamily development. He also explains the panel's outlooks on where various U.S. regions...[ Read More ]


Bozzuto Construction President Mike Schlegel on Keeping Construction Costs Down
November 17, 2011
By  Mike Schlegel

Greetings!  My name is Mike Schlegel and I am president of Bozzuto Construction Company.  I am honored that Tom asked me to contribute to this blog. For my first entry, I thought I would share...[ Read More ]


The Blame Game
October 13, 2011
By  Tom Bozzuto

I've just finished reading Reckless Endangerment, the sixth or seventh book I've read about the causes of the economic collapse that led to the "great recession." And while this book, written by Gretchen Morgenson and...[ Read More ]


September 11th
September 9, 2011
By  Tom Bozzuto

  As we all prepare for the weekend -- looking forward to spending time with friends and family, looking forward to watching football games, and even perhaps looking forward to getting outside if it ever...[ Read More ]


Perfection: A Goal Worth Pursuing
August 26, 2011
By  Tom Bozzuto

Among all honors and awards our company has received, the Washington Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” recognition means the most because we received it as a result of our employees’ votes. Despite the company...[ Read More ]


Welcome
August 18, 2011
By  Tom Bozzuto

If you know anything about me, you know that I have strong opinions and that I enjoy sharing them. You know that I also consider myself a perpetual student and am always learning, due to...[ Read More ]


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