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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 [...]

1812, 2019

How Short-Term Rentals in Mixed-Use Communities Have Become a Thing

Various trends have coalesced to increase the popularity of short-term rentals in mixed-used communities. First is an uptick in travel, by 1.9 percent in the leisure sector and 1.6 percent in the business sector, in 2018. All told, domestic travelers spent over $1 trillion last [...]

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

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