America's TOP TEN Cities
With the Most Satisfied Apartment Industry
Ever wonder which cities in the United States are home to the most satisfied apartment residents? J Turner Research has determined
this ranking by tracking and analyzing the online reputation of 46,000 properties nationwide spread across more than 131 cities in a study titled The Digital Mirror: Online Ratings and Reflection. Based on an aggregate scoring scale of 1-100, J Turner found the national average score in online resident satisfaction to be 47. Raleigh, NC Topped the charts as the 'Most Satisfied City with a final score of 54.
To read the complete study, please visit Top Ten Cities
Leaders Speak Series - II
JTR has been conducting surveys of senior level executives in the multifamily industry since 2009. The purpose is to gauge their attitudes and expectations about the industry. In 2013 we asked the leaders a range of questions. Each issue of our newsletter will highlight two questions.
The top three most challenging issues facing the industry
Since 2009, online ratings and reviews has emerged from nowhere to find a place among the top three in 2013. With the number one spot, reducing expenses remains a constant focus over the last three years. Dealing with online ratings and reviews is at number two, followed by raising rents at number three.
Opinion on the availability of financing projects
Industry leaders seem to have an improved view of the availability of funding for projects. The outlook has risen from 2.89% in 2009 to 3.90% in 2013.
Meet Nitin Agarwal
Director of Research and Analytics, JTR
A founding member of J Turner Research, Nitin has been with the company for twelve years. He is passionate about exceeding client expectations and enabling them to outpace the ever changing industry dynamics. Family is precious to him and he dotes on his thirteen month old son. To read more about Nitin, please visit Profile. He can be reached at email@example.com.