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Apartment Amenities for Authentic Living

06.05.2019 \ Multi-Housing News

Mary gives her thoughts on which apartment amenity spaces should stay, and which should go.

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Recession-Proof Single-Family and Multifamily Properties

05.30.2019 \ Builder & Developer

It is time for residential builders and developers to take heed of economic conditions and recession-proof their projects with a design that yields measurable results.

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Setting the Stage for the Discerning Renter

05.23.2019 \ NAA

There are four critical questions developers should consider when selecting paint, floor and wall coverings in rental housing amenity spaces.

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Psychographics: The Next Step in Multifamily Development

10.30.2018 \ GlobeSt

To predict what tenants will truly appreciate, developers need more than simple demographics on their target audience. Mary Cook lends her hear on the idea of psychographics.

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In Chicago Market-Rate Multifamily, the Competition to Stand Out is Fierce

10.30.2018 \ Bisnow

A property needs to create its own story, one that is attractive to tenants, and yet different from other offerings in the marketplace. How do properties go about doing that?

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How Experiences Are Replacing Amenities in Multifamily

10.22.2018 \ Realtor Magazine

Increased competition and underuse of brick-and-mortar amenities are spurring the multifamily industry to add experiential features. “We have reached the pinnacle of the amenity arms race,” says Mary Cook.

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