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2210, 2020

New Fronts in the Amenity Wars: Retail Space, Greenspace, Safety, Bandwidth

One of the things most impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic has been how people have changed their thinking in terms of their respective living situations. This shift in consumer interest has particularly impacted apartment complexes and multi-family properties. The need to practice social distancing [...]

1308, 2020

The Slow Return of Multifamily Construction

Where the coronavirus pandemic is concerned, we’re through the glass darkly now. Our new normal is so abnormal, it is impossible to see what might lie ahead. There are hints, certainly, but they are just that. Circumstances change so much from day to day, week [...]

3004, 2020

Why Occupancy Rates Continue to Skyrocket

The American Dream has been reshaped and redefined over the years, morphing from a yearning for freedom to a desire for land to aspirations of homeownership. It is the last of those upon which we have most often fixated since the mid-20th Century: What better [...]

1601, 2020

How to Assure the Well-Being of Your Tenants

In a 2018 survey of renters’ greatest concerns, safety went unmentioned -- though it might as well have been. When asked what they most notice when considering an apartment, tenants mentioned “neighborhood” right after “price,” which is the virtual equivalent of saying that one of [...]

2612, 2019

The Uncertain Future of Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones, a program introduced in December 2017 as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, seemed like a win-win: Investors get a tax break, while giving disadvantaged urban areas a much-needed infusion of capital. The reality, the New York Times has reported, has [...]

Michael Zaransky
Michael Zaransky
Co-CEO at Prime Property Investors, Ltd. Managing Principal at MZ Capital Partners

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