This week in property management news: October 23, 2017

Sarah Pallatroni
Sarah Pallatroni | 1 min. read

Published on October 23, 2017

Younger generations prefer to communicate with businesses digitally; how Amazon’s HQ2 is expected to affect rents; Zillow introduces a new dashboard for property managers; why single-family investors are turning to multifamily; and the top concerns for today’s apartment developers.

Younger Generations Prefer to Communicate Digitally

A new study shows that Millennials and Generation Z prefer to communicate with businesses digitally, with their smartphones being their main source for communication.

Amazon’s New Headquarters to Affect Rent Prices

As cities continue to bid to be the home of Amazon’s HQ2, a new study shows the expected rent increases for the contending cities.

Zillow Introduces New Dashboard for Property Managers

Zillow is introducing a new dashboard for property managers designed to provide real-time data on consumer and economic trends. RISMedia shares more on the new business tool.

Single-Family Investors Turning to Multi-Family

BiggerPockets shares 5 reasons many single-family investors are beginning to find more value in multi-family apartments.

Top Worries for Today’s Apartment Developers

Apartment developers are always looking for potential future problems that could hurt their business. National Real Estate Investor shares their 4 top concerns.

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Sarah Pallatroni

As Buildium's social media marketer, Sarah is responsible for brand promotion across multiple social media platforms and keeping the team up-to-date on industry trends. With a B.S. in Marketing from Bentley University, she is constantly learning new ways to represent the Buildium brand via the wonders of social media. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys traveling and trying new restaurants.

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