Stepping Up to Start Up

Stepping Up to Start Up In today’s business climate, the term “start up” is often associated with web and tech type companies designing apps or products that are then marketed online, sometimes turning unassuming twenty-somethings into multimillionaires overnight. We all know the stereotypes – a coffee-fueled entrepreneur working through the wee hours of the morning […]

Not As Advertised

Not As Advertised If you use the internet on a frequent basis and well, chances are if you are reading this post you do, you might know that subscription boxes are one of the newest trends. There are a number of different boxes, each with its own theme: sports, travel, healthy lifestyles, baby stuff, music, […]

The Controversy Kid – 5 Years Later

The Controversy Kid – 5 Years Later By: Nicholas A. Dunlap Five years ago, I became a published author and an amateur economist. Yes, a self-proclaimed amateur economist. It’s funny to look back at my first article and realize the obvious improvement in my writing, but it’s rather disheartening to see that after five years, […]

But What Will I Do With All My Money? A Seller’s Dilemma in Today’s Market, PT I

Taken from my article published in this month’s Apartment News magazine…    But What Will I Do With All My Money? A Seller’s Dilemma in Today’s Market, PT I  Low interest rates, rising rents, increased occupancy and high market values, for sellers of multifamily properties, this could be the best time in recent years.  This […]

Lifestyle-Driven Communities

Lifestyle-Driven Communities By: Nicholas A. Dunlap Let’s face it. Life can become routine and at times, outright boring. And we all know how monotonous constantly seeing and experiencing the same things can get. Real estate development is no different. We’ve gone through art deco, colonial, garden style, low-rise, mid-rise, high-rise, podium, in-fill and after a […]

Robots Over Here, Residents Over There

Happy Holidays to Everyone! Looking forward to an exciting 2014, full of writing and new content! Check out an excerpt from one of my 2014 “Cover Your Assets” columns.  This is a very timely issue given some of the recent publicity and technological advancements of late.     Robots Over Here, Residents Over There By: […]

Laziness in the Age of the LRO

Laziness in the Age of the LRO By: Nicholas A. Dunlap    Recently, I spoke at the Multifamily Brainstorming conference on what came to be quite the controversial topic.  That is, I voiced my concern that our industry is being overrun by lazy people who do not understand some of the most simple marketing and […]


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