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Three Leadership Myths Could Be Limiting Your Success
Three Leadership Myths Could Be Limiting Your Success

By Mark Montini Leadership is arguably the most valuable asset an organization can possess but yet, for some reason, it almost always seems to be in short supply. Countless organizations, both for-profit and non-profit, fall frustratingly short of achieving their full potential due to a... Continue Reading

01/5/2018


Rules for Administering Denver Green Roofs Ordinance Available for Public Comment
Rules for Administering Denver Green Roofs Ordinance Available for Public Comment

As we (Denver Community Planning & Development) prepare to implement the Denver Green Roofs Ordinance beginning January 1, we have drafted a "rules and regulations" document to help guide CPD's administration of the ordinance. The draft rules and regulations aim to clarify key terms and... Continue Reading

01/4/2018


Your Leadership Style Matters
Your Leadership Style Matters

By Terri Norvell The challenge of running an organization or property full of independent, smart, willing- to-learn people can be a bit overwhelming. After all, many of us jumped into a leadership role without having the benefit of ‘leading’ or ‘managing’ people. We may... Continue Reading

12/15/2017


Call for Units for New LIVE Denver Program
Call for Units for New LIVE Denver Program

We are proud to partner with the City of Denver’s new LIVE Denver affordable housing program. The City of Denver has issued a “Call for Units” If you would like more information on how to participate in this one of a kind public private partnership, please click the logo below: Continue Reading

by Christopher Dean
11/28/2017


Rental Market Meeting Demand for Denver Housing
Rental Market Meeting Demand for Denver Housing

Vacancy Up, Rents Down Amid Record Construction Levels Average rents fell $8 between the second and third quarter of 2017 and average vacancy increased from 5.0% to 5.4% over the same period, according to the report. “Housing cost may be soaring in Denver’s single-family home and... Continue Reading

10/25/2017


Denver Green Roof (Ballot Initiative #300) Threatens Our Industry
Denver Green Roof (Ballot Initiative #300) Threatens Our Industry

Legislative advocacy is one of the primary pillars of the association. From time to time, we have to call on our members to stand up and fight against bills or initiatives that would harm our industry, livelihoods and residents. Denver Ballot Initiative #300 is one of those initiatives. This... Continue Reading

by Brandon Rich
10/9/2017


Digital Trends To Keep Your Eye On
Digital Trends To Keep Your Eye On

In order for a multifamily developer to be successful, they must approach their target residents where they are. In the past, this meant placing billboards on their route to work or an advertisement on an apartment search site. As technology has radically evolved, digital marketing has changed the... Continue Reading

by Ashley Tyndall
10/6/2017


Unlawful Steering and Big Dollar Payouts
Unlawful Steering and Big Dollar Payouts

Most Landlords, Property Managers/Owners and Real Estate Agents are well aware of the federal Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) and its prohibitions against “steering”. With only a few narrow exceptions, Landlords, Property Managers and other housing professionals may not attempt to... Continue Reading

by Deborah Wilson
10/3/2017


Congratulations to the first Maintenance Apprenticeship Program Graduates
Congratulations to the first Maintenance Apprenticeship Program Graduates

A new Maintenance Apprenticeship Program (MAP) launched earlier this summer through the Apartment Association of Metro Denver. 24 students were enrolled in the first of five sessions. Over 80 percent of the students graduated from the program now most have full time jobs in the apartment... Continue Reading

by Lisa Godbehere
09/25/2017


Housing Restrictions Won't Benefit Community
Housing Restrictions Won't Benefit Community

Over the past few years, our state’s multifamily rental housing industry has observed significant increased demand, especially in the Denver metro area. Colorado has the lowest unemployment in the country at 2.3 percent and people are moving here as a result. According to the Colorado State... Continue Reading

by Nancy Burke
09/22/2017


The Frustrating Issue of Employee Turnover
The Frustrating Issue of Employee Turnover

Question I’m a regional vice president experiencing more difficulty holding onto key team members. The economy is returning and offering more external opportunities; in and out of our industry. I believe that people are leaving important team assignments that will lead to promotions. What... Continue Reading

by Carol Levey
09/11/2017


How AAMD Communicates With It's Membership
How AAMD Communicates With It's Membership

As members of AAMD, we want you to know about the latest events, classes, industry trends and legislative news. This new website is the first step in better communicating with you, along with increased social media presence and a new email broadcast platform MailChimp. MailChimp is the industry... Continue Reading

by Christopher Dean
08/18/2017