A Programmatic Guide for Planning, Designing, Building, Leasing, Managing, and Selling
The benefits of a programmatic approach to apartment development cannot be overstated. This is the ideal resource for new apartment developers, developers pivoting to Apartments from another asset class, and seasoned veterans of the trade.
Mark Kenney, President and CEO, CAPREIT
Inside you'll find 300 pages of proven principles and practices, providing the basis of a successful business plan designed from the ground up - while accounting for today's fast-changing market and social conditions. Foreword written by three REIT presidents; Mark Kenney, Bob Dhillon, and Philip Fraser.
Five large sections provide you the essentials of your apartment development game plan, with a deep-dive into nuggets of golden wisdom that will minimize risk, avoid costly mistakes, and increase your profits.
Rob Piroli, President, Piroli Construction
Apartments are the BEST opportunity for developers in North America right now! As developers continue to pivot to apartments, give yourself a strategic advantage by benefitting from decades of insight, strategy, wisdom, and processes covering the complete project cycle - from feasibility to sale.
George Pryzbylowski, Vice President, Real Estate Informa
*Interior of Hardcover Book is black & white. Interior of eBook is in colour.
Oren Vered, President, The Vered Group
Derek Lobo is called the "Apartment Guru" because of his decades of speaking, writing, consulting, brokerage transactions, relationships, amortized knowledge and industry wisdom. He is one of the most connected individuals in the apartment industry, living by his personal motto: Always stay in traffic!
As a student of new apartment construction, student housing, and affordable housing, Derek has established a sterling reputation and industry credibility as an expert advisor in these fields. to date, he has authored 18 books and is the visionary behind the Apartment University online learning portal.
Firmly established as a "thought leader," Derek's unwavering mission is to impact one of the world's greatest challenges — the lack of rental housing. He has leveraged his advisory expertise into his Apartment Development FULL Service Experience™ brokerage firm, which continues to serve landowners, financiers, developers, and apartment building owners.
Now in his fifth decade of business, Derek's desire is to become an "Apartment Collaborator." He is carrying out his vision by bringing together like-minded, talented individuals to work with him, solve business challenges inherent in the development industry, and create opportunities in the rental housing market.
Derek's keen insight and strategies have allowed him to broker some of the nation's largest and most complex real estate transactions. He is currently the Broker of Record and CEO of SVN Rock Advisors Inc., Brokerage.