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Multifamily Building Permits

Multifamily Development Year-End 2016 | Arbor Year-end data released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on new residential construction, including data for multifamily buildings (classified as structures with five or more units), showed that multifamily development continued its strong run during 2016. Multifamily Building Permits Authorizations of privately-owned residential [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

How Big is the Rent Affordability Problem?

Rents in the United States have been rising faster than incomes for several years, demanding a larger share of household budgets. In fact, nearly one-third of American renter households contribute 50 percent or more of income towards rent. Are Small Asset Rentals Less ‘Severe’ on Renter Budgets? Following the definition used by the Harvard Joint Center [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

A Look at the Most and Least Expensive Multifamily Investment Markets

Memphis (left) is the least expensive major multifamily investment market on a price-per-unit basis, while San Francisco (right) is the most expensive. As we enter the fall buying season, it’s useful to look at pricing in major multifamily markets through the first half of the year. Not only in the priciest markets, but also in [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Arbor LoanExpress Attains New Efficiency And Client Service Milestones For Multifamily Borrowers And Brokers

Uniondale, NY According to Arbor Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust and national direct lender specializing in loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets, its Arbor LoanExpress (ALEX) online agency loan origination and processing platform has reached three new efficiency and service milestones upon its [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Millennial Renters are Essential to Small Property Apartment Demand

In this closer look at Millennial renters, we find they are well-represented in small, low-amenity properties. Developers and investors typically think of Millennial renters as determined to live in large, high-rise properties in urban cores. This new generation of renters prioritizes walkability and access to both in-building and local amenities. While this characterization may be [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Upon 1st Anniversary, Arbor LoanExpress Attains New Efficiency & Client Service Milestones for Multifamily Borrowers & Brokers

UNIONDALE, NY (Feb. 14, 2017) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a real estate investment trust and national direct lender specializing in loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets, has announced that its Arbor LoanExpress (ALEX) online agency loan origination and processing platform has reached three [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Arbor Named Top 10 Fannie Mae DUS® Lender 10 Years Straight

UNIONDALE, NY (Feb. 6, 2017) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ABR), a real estate investment trust and national direct lender specializing in loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets, has announced that for the 10th consecutive year it was recognized as a Top 10 Fannie [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

How Does Education Attainment Impact Where People Rent?

Education is arguably the strongest predictor of present and future levels of American workers’ income. As a result, there is a correlation between education attainment and the size of a building a renter is likely to call home.  It should come as no surprise that individuals with advanced degrees are typically employed in better paying [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Not the Bachelor Pad: Age and Income Profiles of Single Renters in Small Apartment Properties

Married households and families are well-represented in small property apartments. Reflecting that skew to larger households, smaller properties account for a relatively smaller share of single renters when compared to large buildings. How Many Single Renters in Small and Large Properties? As shown in the chart above, about 45 percent of all units in small [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

ArborCrowd Makes Key Executive Appointments Amid Steady Growth

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ArborCrowd, an online commercial real estate company, announced today the addition of two strategic executive appointments, Kara Yi and Ethan Hays. Through crowdfunding, ArborCrowd opens exclusive and highly coveted commercial real estate investment opportunities, vetted by ArborCrowd's experienced professionals, all online. Investors have access to the resources that help [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments