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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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Dana on November 5, 2020

HOW DO YOU CREATE THAT SECOND PHASE OF VALUE?

HOW DO YOU CREATE THAT SECOND PHASE OF VALUE? Research has shown that the following steps will set your asset apart from the competition: Complete the required deferred maintenance.   Renovate units to compete effectively in the market. When you plan on holding an investment for three to five years, we...
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Dana on October 22, 2020

WHEN TENANT-OCCUPIED INTERIOR RENOVATIONS MAKES SENSE

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Dana on September 30, 2020

HOW TO HANDLE SUPPLY CHAIN DELAYS

HOW TO HANDLE SUPPLY CHAIN DELAYS You’ve signed the contract on your latest asset, lined up a reputable general contractor (ahem, Adivo) and are ready to begin the renovation process. Then, you receive a call from the GC that some of the supplies needed to perform the renovation are delayed....
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Dana on September 16, 2020

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND A CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT COMPANY

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND A CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT COMPANY   The difference between a general contractor and construction management company may not be as apparent to individuals not in the construction industry.  Both can play an important role in construction projects, but their differences may be the decision...
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