online.The Multifamily Executive Conference has wrapped in Vegas. Information about all the sessions is available
Among the sessions:
Green Features Will Soon Be a Given at Multifamily Properties
Broken Condo Projects Spell Opportunity for Equity-Backed Investors
Small Upgrades Can Drive Up Rents
Also at this year's conference a major national apartment brokerage firm reported its business is off 45 percent for the year and it expects even steeper declines in 2009. The company said traditional 5-10% gaps in seller/buyer expectations had widened to 25%. Starts of multifamily buildings of five units or more have dropped 25%, which is expected to help increase the value of existing apartment investments as demand continues to grow.