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Affordable Multifamily Meets Quality

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Structure Capital emphasized quality in this affordable multifamily community  Distressed and even discarded properties can bring new life to a community with some strategic investment and foresight. That is what happened when Structure Capital sought to revive an affordable multifamily property in Memphis.  Revitalizing Multifamily Properties Kensington Apartments had its heyday in the 1970s and […]

Colorado Meets Carolina in New Multifamily Concept

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This bike- and pedestrian-friendly multifamily concept incorporates various home options One of our favorite clients and humans, Kevin Jones, has helped shift real estate’s mantra from “location, location, location” to “location, concept, timing” in a new South Carolina multifamily concept community.  Grab Your Bike In this community, you will see bicycles that cost more than […]

Toss the Cookie Cutter: Inspired Multifamily Design

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Inspired multifamily design creates a branding foundation Just because everyone else is doing it doesn’t make it right. Ooh, boy, did we just channel Mom with that opening line? You betcha, and your mom wants you to embrace inspired multifamily design rather than a boring imitation of someone else’s brand, ok? Yawn vs. Yes! Following […]

Calm is the New Apartment Amenity

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New apartment amenity needs include a sense of peace Who doesn’t need a little more peace and quiet these days? Right? That’s why the hottest new apartment amenity might just be a sense of calm.  As business owners, the Après team often seeks out mindfulness moments together. Over the years, we have enjoyed yoga and […]

Using Design to Reach Renters

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Design and style tell a story when trying to reach renters Where do you find most of your multifamily leads? With the vast majority of renters starting their search online, chances are good that your leads came through your website. Now, consider how best to reach renters at any of the entry points that might […]

Branding vs. Marketing in Multifamily

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Understanding branding vs. marketing in your multifamily strategy As a creative agency, new clients often come to us confused about what goes into a comprehensive multifamily branding strategy. Nearly all clients know they need marketing in order to reach renters, but branding and design can feel a bit more nebulous. Below, we take a look […]

Inspiration for Challenging Times: Start Where You Are

Before this pandemic “adventure” began, the three of us had the great fortune of attending Oprah Winfrey’s live #2020VisionTour event in Denver. We soaked up the positive energy as she spoke to thousands of attendees, and now her words provide inspiration for challenging times as we count down the days of the stay-at-home order.