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Dana on June 3, 2021

2021 MULTIFAMILY INTERIOR DESIGN TRENDS

2021 MULTIFAMILY INTERIOR DESIGN TRENDS A lot of the multifamily design trends for 2021 have come about due to the pandemic (think comfort and work-from-home), with others evolving from fashion or practicality. Style Style, in general, depends on the geographic location as well as demographics of the target tenant.  Although...
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Dana on May 21, 2021

LAA’s “Where Are We Wednesdays” Property Member Spotlight: Halsey Flats

LAA’s “Where Are We Wednesdays” Property Member Spotlight: Halsey Flats Halsey Flats was recently highlighted in the Louisville Apartment Association’s weekly Property Member spotlight series, “Where Are We Wednesdays”! “Halsey Flats is a 50-year-old community located in a prime St. Matthews neighborhood, directly behind Mall St. Matthews!   In 2019, they...
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Dana on May 13, 2021

2021 MULTIFAMILY AMENITY TRENDS

2021 MULTIFAMILY AMENITY TRENDS If we were back in 2019 and looking ahead to 2020 and beyond, it is doubtful that we could have pinpointed what would be in terms of multifamily community living – especially amenities. Gone are the days of large indoor gathering areas and in-unit washer and...
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Dana on April 15, 2021

5 ADVANTAGES TO HIRING A SELF-PERFORMING NATIONAL GENERAL CONTRACTOR VS. A LOCAL GENERAL CONTRACTOR

5 ADVANTAGES TO HIRING A SELF-PERFORMING NATIONAL GENERAL CONTRACTOR VS. A LOCAL GENERAL CONTRACTOR Choosing a general contractor for your new renovation project is probably the second most important decision you will have to make, aside from the actual decision to purchase the asset.   One question that may come to mind...
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Dana on February 3, 2021

HOW TO VALUE ENGINEER YOUR SCOPE OF WORK 

HOW TO VALUE ENGINEER YOUR SCOPE OF WORK  You have the ideal scope of work complete with everything you would like, but after reviewing the proposals received you realize that something’s got to give.  Your budget will not allow for all of the things on your “wishlist” scope, so what...
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Dana on January 20, 2021

2021 TRENDS IN MULTIFAMILY HOUSING

2021 TRENDS IN MULTIFAMILY HOUSING   The overwhelming demand is for spaces where the apartment renter will feel comfortable, healthy, and connected.  Below are some of the multifamily housing trends we expect to see a lot of in the coming year! AMENITIES More and more people have embraced the great...
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Dana on December 22, 2020

HOW TO CHOOSE EXTERIOR PAINT COLORS

HOW TO CHOOSE EXTERIOR PAINT COLORS WHY YOU SHOULD REPAINT Over time, multifamily apartment buildings will show the natural wear and tear of weather and age.  The first step you need to complete is choosing the right color for your asset! ...
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Dana on December 3, 2020

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: HALSEY FLATS

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: HALSEY FLATS Renovations at Halsey Flats (formerly Mallgate of St. Matthews Apartments) began back in February of 2018.  Located in St. Matthews, a submarket of Louisville, KY, this multifamily apartment community is surrounded by restaurants and nearly every chain store imaginable, making it Louisville’s largest shopping district. Halsey...
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