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2021 TOP CITIES FOR ENERGY STAR CERTIFIED BUILDINGS

Jack Pufunt • 10/20/2021 In June 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual “Top Cities” list, presenting the cities with the largest number of ENERGY STAR® certified commercial and multifamily buildings in the past year. ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and […]

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30 metros where apartment rents have grown the fastest since early 2020

By Ashley Fahey  –  Real Estate Editor, The Business Journals, It’s tough to be a homebuyer in today’s housing market but it’s not easy being a renter, either. An analysis of RealPage Inc. data by The Business Journals found, among 50 of the largest metropolitan statistical areas in the United States, rents grew more than 10% between the first quarter […]

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More than 20,000 apartment-conversion units are slated to deliver this year

By Ashley Fahey  –  Real Estate Editor, The Business Journals The Covid-19 pandemic didn’t invent the real estate conversion model. Buildings have been retrofitted into new uses for generations. But it did, apparently, accelerate the popularity of the model, especially conversions into apartments. A recent report by RentCafe and commercial real estate data company Yardi Matrix found more […]

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Tesla may be heading to Texas, but here’s why the Bay Area is a still a center for EV tech

By Sara Bloomberg – Staff Reporter October 08, 2021, 03:01pm PDT Updated 10/08/2021 6:14 pm First off, the news: Tesla has officially announced it is moving its headquarters from Palo Alto to Austin, Texas. The decision has led to a lot of hand wringing among economic development types about familiar narratives about the exodus of companies leaving the Bay […]

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These are the nation’s 30 least affordable metro areas

By Ty West  –  Editor-in-Chief, The Playbook, Sep 28, 2021 California is still king when it comes to expensive metro areas. That’s according to a new analysis by The Business Journals that looked at the latest regional price parity data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis to identify the 30 least affordable metro areas in the nation. The latest […]

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The Rise of Sister Cities

Just like little sisters steal their big sister’s clothes, sister cities across the country are stealing home buyers from their larger and nearby major metros. Many buyers and renters who will no longer be required to come to the office every day are flocking to these smaller metros for their affordability, desirability, and proximity to […]

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States Benefiting the Most from WFH

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Housing Demand vs Construction

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Multifamily Supply and Demand Trends

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