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IMN's August Multifamily Newsletter

 
 
 
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Welcome to the August edition of IMN’s Multifamily Newsletter! As we all adjust to a new normal amid unprecedented disruption, IMN is committed to keeping you connected with your peers, facilitating new inroads in the real estate community and delivering the content you value the most. We welcome any feedback you may have to help us provide value with our digital offerings.
Keep reading for an exclusive interview with Robin Potts of Canyon Partners, discussing The Future of Multifamily: Developing Properties in a Post-Covid World.

Be sure not to miss a podcast with Jeffrey L. Goldberg of The Milestone Group, where he discusses some of the his firm's recent investment activities and outlook on the multifamily asset class. You can also check out some thought provoking Q&A's with Jasmine Nazari of Urban Green Investments and Steven Gesis of Smartland.

Lastly, be sure to check out all of the details for participating on IMN's upcoming virtual forums; you can find out everything you need to know about these full-fledged events by scrolling below...
 
 
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Q&A: Robin Potts, Co-Head of Real Estate Investments and Director of Acquisitions for Canyon Partners discusses The Future of Multifamily: Developing Properties in a Post-COVID-19 World.

IMN: Which risk management practices that you were taking pre-pandemic have paid off?
Robin Potts: On the debt side, avoiding the use of platform-level leverage has proven to be the single most important decision we made entering the COVID-19 crisis
 
 
 
 
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PODCAST: Jeffrey L. Goldberg is Managing Partner of The Milestone Group and co-chairman of Milestone’s Investment Committee and is here to discuss some of the recent activities of The Milestone Group and his view on the current multifamily investing environment. 
 
 
 
 
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Q&A: Jasmine Nazari, Partner & COO at Urban Green Investments, discusses some recent deals as well as her firm's current multifamily investment strategy.

IMN: Please give us some details on the key attributes you look for in a GP or LP? 
Jasmine Nazari: The terms are commensurate with the risk being taken on. Since our...
 
 
 
 
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Q&A: Steven Gesis, VP of Equity & Sales Operations at Smartland, sheds some light on Smartland's approach to residential investments.
IMN: Any deals that didn’t close due to the coronavirus? 
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Single Family Rental Virtual Forum
August 18-19 | Learn more and register
 
 
 

1500+ confirmed attendees & counting | 85+ speakers | 40+ sponsors & exhibitors | and much more!

 
 
 
IMN is pleased to announce the single family rental industry's leading gathering is going virtual! Our Single Family Rental Virtual Conference will take place August 18-19 with easy access from your own computer, laptop or mobile device. We are projecting 2,000 registrants including a 'who’s who' of the build-to-rent space, and the event will feature 20-25 panels/breakout sessions including a dedicated build-to-rent track, virtual exhibits, meeting rooms, online chat & networking functionalities.
 
 
 
 
Multifamily Operations & Technology Virtual Forum
October 6 | Learn more and register
 
 
 
Speaking and sponsorship opportunities are now available.
Please contact Todd Rosenberg at trosenberg@imn.org for more information.
 
 
 
The multifamily ecosystem has endured an unprecedented level of disruption over the last four months, yet owners, operators, property managers and those who serve their communities continue to adapt and provide an essential necessity to millions of renters across the country. This full fledged virtual event will bring together a 'who’s who' of the multifamily operations space and will feature a full day of live sessions, virtual exhibit hall, online chat functionality and much more.
 
 
 
 
Middle-Market Multifamily Virtual Forum (Southeast)
November 12 | Learn more and register
 
 
 
Speaking and sponsorship opportunities are now available.
Please contact Todd Rosenberg at trosenberg@imn.org for more information.
 
 
 
We are delighted to welcome the multifamily community to our Middle-Market Multifamily Virtual Forum (Southeast) taking place on Thursday, November 12. This forum will bring together small and mid-sized owners and operators focusing on the Southeast region of the multifamily ecosystem.  Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in lively debate, network with industry peers, exchange innovative best practices, and push the multifamily sector forward. 
 
 
 
 
Middle-Market Multifamily Virtual Forum (West)
December 10
 
 
 
Speaking and sponsorship opportunities are now available.
Please contact Todd Rosenberg at trosenberg@imn.org for more information.
 
 
 
We are delighted to welcome the multifamily community to our Middle-Market Multifamily Virtual Forum (West) taking place on Thursday, December 10. This forum will bring together small and mid-sized owners and operators focusing on the West coast multifamily ecosystem.  Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in lively debate, network with industry peers, exchange innovative best practices, and push the multifamily sector forward. 
 
 
 
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The Top Companies in Division II, III, and IV by Online Reputation
"We’ve ranked the top 25 companies in Division II (20,000 units up to Division I), Division III (10,000 to 19,999 units), and Division IV (2,000 to 9,999 units) based on their online reputation. The unit cut-off for each division was determined based on the portfolio data obtained from ALN Data Services in June.
The top 10 companies in each division by Online Reputation Assessment score (ORA) are listed below. The ORA score is the multifamily industry standard to measure and benchmark a property’s online reputation.
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Cautiously Confident, Multifamily Waits for Election
"Berkadia’s 2020 Mid-Year Powerhouse Poll finds that the initial concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on multifamily real estate have not been realized, and Berkadia mortgage bankers and investment sales experts agree that while activity may not return to “normal” until 2021, opportunities still exist in the current climate.
The proprietary poll was conducted in early July and collected insights from nearly 150 Berkadia investment sales brokers and mortgage bankers across 60 offices."

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Arrangements Pop Up for Renters to Own Stakes in Their Apartment Complexes
"At Gravity, a new apartment complex in Columbus, Ohio, every resident will have an ownership stake in their own community—starting at $50 per household.
“Our vision is to turn every renter into an owner,” says Calvin Cooper, CEO and founder of Rhove, a financial technology company based in Columbus."

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