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What We Can Learn from Solo, The First Star Wars Failure

For science fiction movie fans, Star Wars is a franchise that seemed like it could never fail. But Solo: A Star Wars Story has shown that the historic franchise can produce a flop, and provides several lessons that developers and apartment owners can learn from. Solo: A Star Wars Story has “only” garnered $210 million at the domestic box […]

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What McDonald’s Teaches Us About A Smooth-Running Operation

I recently watched the movie The Founder on Netflix, starring Michael Keaton.  The Founder is a compelling story about American inspiration, ambition and greed. Love it or hate it, McDonald’s is one of America’s most recognized brand names and greatest success stories. Its success is partly because of its ability to streamline its operations and give […]

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Multi-Housing News Discusses Multifamily Trend

Multi-Housing News Discusses Multifamily Trend Years ago, the Harvard Business Review reported that “Outsourcing is not just a trend; it is an integral part of how smart companies do business.” Whether or not outsourcing is a trend, multifamily operations are beginning to adopt outsourcing in a big way. As reported in last month’s Multi-Housing News, […]

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Multifamily Is A Great Investment

I came across this article about investing in multifamily and taxes that I felt I should share. It relate how $20 million of capital can be leveraged to produce $210 million in multifamily assets over 20 years. It would throw off $131 million in cash flow (to the investor) from years 11 through 20. Even […]

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