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It’s the holy grail of marketing — proven ROI. Less than a decade ago, proving that marketing provides a direct and real return on investment was next to impossible. That may be a thing of the past thanks to marketing automation.
  
Downtown residential living continues to expand with the opening of loft apartments nestled within former industrial properties and the upcoming addition of a new condominium development on the Bluffwalk.
  
The demand for apartment homes among millennials has skyrocketed. The number of 18 to 34-year-olds who own a home has fallen to a 30-year low and for the first time in more than a century, young people are now more likely to live with their parents than with a spouse.
  
A pair of outsider developers just got their big break into Norfolk’s apartment market with two warehouses a stone’s throw from a Coca-Cola bottling plant.
  
Virtually nobody likes employee performance reviews. But it doesn't have to be that way. In fact, performance reviews can and should take place in a relaxed setting where boss and employee can frankly discuss performance and set clear goals for growth.
  
In a few years, the two buildings – east of the Chrysler Museum of Art at Boush Street and Olney Road – could be demolished to make way for a $50 million-plus development with 250 apartments, retail and parking.
  
Keeping their employees happy can sometimes seem like an impossible task. However, happy employees equals better productivity which translates to a more profitable organization.
  
City Council voted 4 to 3 November 22, 2016, to approve rezoning of 20.84 acres of land from residential R‐2 to commercial highway and R‐12 for a development called The Hamptons Phase II.
  
The Franklin Johnston Group has plans to turn 10 acres near Witchduck Road into 264 apartments. Last week, City Council designated 91 acres of land around it a revitalization area to help the development company get special financing.
  
UPPER DUBLIN: The developer of a proposed apartment building in the Fort Washington Office Park, armed with binders describing the project, presented his plan to the board of commissioners Nov. 9, but left without the nod of approval he appeared to be seeking.
  
The idea is to woo millennials to an area now largely devoted to parking lots for the shipyard, a handful of government buildings and aging, often empty commercial buildings. "The potential of this city is immense."
  
Another large apartment complex has been proposed near Massaponax, continuing a recent trend in that part of Spotsylvania County. In recent years, Spotsylvania supervisors have approved several mixed-use developments that include plans for about 2,700 apartments. For instance, plans for the Jackson Village development next to Cosner’s Corner call for 695 apartments.
  
In April 2012, a Navy F-18 jet crashed into the apartments. Many referred to the incident as a a "Good Friday miracle," because no one was killed in the crash, including the flight crew.
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The newly branded Roanoke Lynchburg Regional Apartment Council knows that a name is everything. Over the past two years, RVAA has been recruiting membership and expanding our chapter into the Lynchburg area so the association felt it was time to change the name to reflect its membership.
  
RVAA announced their re-branding to RLRAC at the 2016 Star Awards on November 18th. Our award program was once again a successful event, hosted at The Patrick Henry Ballroom in downtown Roanoke. Read the full article for a list of winners.
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RLRAC 01/11/17 CPO Seminar CVAA 1/27/17 RAMMY Awards Ceremony VAMA 2017 State Conference - April 19th - 21st
  
Soak up these rays of education with the 2017 CVAA "Soak Up" Educational Series! It's like a season pass for professional development!
  
1/27/17 at the Richmond Omni: Celebrate and recognize the hard work and accomplishments of apartment professionals and apartment communities in the Greater Central Virginia Area. Register today to receive the early bird rate of $99/person. Sponsorships still available!
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