News & Events

September 2017 – Newsletter – The Future of Multifamily

Our industry has a problem that is gaining attention from many high-end developers and lenders. It is the issue of affordable housing. No, this is not another article about low-income housing, although...

July 2017 – Newsletter – Apartment Rehab Ninja Warriors

Value add, rehab, unit updates, whatever you are calling it wherever you are doing it, Renovation is the buzz word of the 2016-2017 cycle. No other sector of our business gets more attention across all...

June 2017 – Newsletter – Construction Challenges in 2017

During a recent NMHC Board of Directors meeting, a panel of experts focused on some of the challenges that are facing the construction industry in 2017. By and large, they are the same issues facing us...

March 2017 – Newsletter – Building the Urban Lifestyle

One of the key phrases spoken by developers and re-developers these days is “We provide an urban lifestyle”. When that is spoken by someone who develops deals in small secondary Midwest markets, it’s...

February 2017 Newsletter – Fact or Fiction: There is No Such Thing as Value Add

I was fortunate enough to attend the National Multifamily Housing Council Conference in San Diego again last month and was able to reconnect with old friends and meet many new industry peers. Between hustling...

November 2016 Newsletter – Rising Utilities Vs. Rising Rents

The latest research from Freddie Mac shows that renters are more worried about rising utility bills than rising rents. Nearly half of the renters surveyed say they’re willing to pay more for rentals...

October 2016 Newsletter – Net Zero Energy Challenge

Net Zero Energy Challenge   Many construction professionals are taking note of California’s building code changes that will require net zero energy (NZE) standards for all new construction starting...

CRG Community Service Day

Friday, August 26th, CRG employees dedicated their day to volunteer for a local Indianapolis non-profit, Tear Down the Walls. TDW is a ministry that provides transitional housing and job training skills...

August 2016 Newsletter – Trends in Student Housing

As freshman and upper classmen alike arrive on campus this month, many will be taking residence in a newly renovated or newly constructed dorm, or off-campus apartment. Gone are the days of CMU walls and...

CRG Community Outreach – Homeless Initiative

CRG Provides Hygiene Packs for the Homeless of Indianapolis   Thursday, July 14th, CRG employees gathered to assemble 75 hygiene bags with the items they donated for the homeless outreach group, Camping...