Is Web Scraping the Answer?

Recently I’ve heard many people talking about the wonders of scraping websites and how it will solve all of our data gathering problems. And unfortunately, I must disagree. But before delving into why I believe web scraping is a flawed practice, it is important to truly understand what it is. While web scraping can be […]

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Radix Software Grows Portfolio to 2M Homes

The multifamily software, which surveys multifamily comps, has reached 2 million apartment homes. Multifamily software company Radix has grown its portfolio to 2 million apartment homes. The cloud-based software has reached 2 million active apartment homes. Company leadership says that the benchmark is a testament to the firm’s ability to transform the creation of market […]

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Newly Renamed Radix Reaches the 2 Million Unit Mark

The new name reflects company’s mission of being the source of apartment comp data SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Sept. 17, 2019 – Radix, the provider of an innovative, cloud-based market-survey solution that produces true apples-to-apples comparisons between multifamily comps, today announced it has reached 2 million active apartment homes. The company, formerly known as BI:Radix, also […]

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Don’t Worry Too Much about Average Metro Rents – It’s the Rents of Your Comps that You Really Want

When it comes to apartment market data, it’s important to make a distinction between “macro” and “micro.” Macro data refers to statistics like a metro area’s average rent or its occupancy rate. Micro data refers to the average rent or vacancy rate of a competitive set of communities. Think of it in terms of a […]

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Why Casting a Wide Data Net Isn’t Always the Best Approach

When it comes to understanding your apartment community’s performance, it certainly doesn’t hurt to look at as much market data as possible. Monthly and quarterly market reports compiled by research and brokerage firms about your metro area are worth reviewing, but they also have limitations. By the time they arrive on your desk or in […]

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In the Beginning:
BI:Radix Helps Redwood Residential and Maverick Residential
Get Off on the Right Foot

When Redwood Capital Group decided to launch its management division, Redwood Residential, Mary Herrold knew the new company could benefit from a departure from the traditional market survey process. She knew they needed something simple, innovative, comprehensive and streamlined. A multifamily veteran with nearly 30 years of experience in the industry, she is all too […]

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Modernizing the Market Survey With Cloud-Based Tech

Here’s how multifamily managers can use a third-party cloud database to streamline their market survey process. Executives at Alliance Residential Co. recognize the indispensable role regular market surveys play in getting pricing right. That’s why, some time ago, they decided the company had to move away from the traditional Excel-based approach to the surveys. These […]

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The Competition: Your secret pricing power

When it comes to successfully pricing your apartment homes, it’s critical to know who your competitors are and what rental rates they are charging. Unfortunately, though, too many operators don’t have a true, clear-eyed understanding of their properties’ comp sets. Below are some common mistakes property managers make when trying to determine who the competition […]

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Rental Data Delays Are Not OK

“Life moves pretty fast.” So said the wise philosopher Ferris Bueller in the 1986 classic movie. I can’t help but think of that line sometimes when thinking about apartment rental rates. They move pretty fast, too. In fact, they’re changing on an almost daily basis. To make the most effective decisions regarding pricing and concessions, apartment communities […]

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Why Now is the Time to Stop Using Excel

Everyone knows how important it is to capture asking rents from competing apartment communities. And conducting weekly market surveys is the most common practice to secure this vital business intelligence. When done right, market surveys can provide invaluable insight into whether a community’s rental rates are too high, too low or competitive. A key part […]

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Shelton-Cook Uses BI:Radix Platform to Drive Results

Shelton-Cook utilizing the BI:Radix platform has been able to get more accurate market survey data faster while streamlining the process, proactively managing rents, and improving communications with internal teams and owners. BI:Radix recently had the opportunity to sit down with two of Shelton-Cook’s platform users — Sharon Kuhlman, Regional Portfolio Director,and Lavina Spivey, Property Manager […]

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BI:Radix Exceeds 1 Million Active Units Milestone

BI:Radix, the nation’s fastest growing multifamily market survey (BI) platform, today announced that it has surpassed one million participating apartment units in the U.S. since launching the innovative platform in 2015. “We are incredibly excited with how quickly the industry has embraced a better way to obtain actionable market data” says Blerim Zeqiri, co-founder and […]

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Meet Blerim Zeqiri of BI:Radix in Scottsdale

Voyage phoenix met with our CEO Blerim Zeqiri in Scottsdale . Here are some of the question he answered in the interview: So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story. Overall, has it been relatively smooth? If not, what were some […]

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Raintree partners selects the BI:Radix market survey platform to optimize portfolio performance through enhanced analytics

An Owner’s Perspective A conversation with Raintree Partners and BI:Radix “We care a great deal about historic and current real estate performance trends which help us understand both micro and macro market behaviors; BI:Radix is a tool which measures such, allowing us to be more predictive and proactive with our assets strategies.” Annette Thurman, Senior […]

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Owner – Operator Case Study: Wood Partners

Wood Partners goes beyond giving people a better place to live: distinctive communities of lasting value are created, a solid return for investors is delivered, and a culture of respect and empowerment is forged for its employees. Wood Residential Services, the in-house division of Wood Partners specializing in property management, highlights a unique aspect of […]

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BI:Radix signs leading multifamily operators to provide the industry’s most powerful market survey platform

Early adopters of the BI:Radix automated business intelligence solution include, among others, Alliance Residential Company, AEW, Cirrus Asset Management, JP Morgan Asset Management, Raintree Capital, Sares-Regis, Trion Properties, The Sobrato Organization, and Woodmont Real Estate Services. BI:Radix is excited to introduce its cloud-based market survey platform, providing the most accurate and actionable competitive data to […]

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