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Weekly Roundup: June 15th, 2018

This week’s industry news highlights feature information on small balance lending growth as well as the new amenities that are attracting college students. First, MBA reports that small balance multifamily lending could increase 4 to 6 percent this year due to factors like having a superior risk-adjusted performance outlook. Then, Multifamily Executive states that effective [...]

By | 2018-07-12T21:21:59+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Architecture, NYC, Press Release, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup: Week of May 25, 2018

This week’s news pieces feature a mixture of commercial real estate topics including the impact of new supply, luxury apartments and the draw of single-family rentals. First, MBA predicts how the industry will continue to change in the future with insightful contributions from MBA Vice President, Jamie Woodwell. Then, NREI states that while apartment demand [...]

By | 2018-06-11T19:30:52+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup: Week of May 18, 2018

The role of mass transit, rent gains and new development is discussed throughout this week’s collection of industry updates. First, NREI shares that renters are less willing to pay more to live near a subway or rail station since they have a greater selection of transportation options to choose from. Next, Scottsman Guide analyzes the [...]

By | 2018-06-11T21:03:59+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup: May 11, 2018

This week’s industry news highlights are characterized by an increased interest in renting and a decreased interest in homeownership. First, The Washington Post states that mobility, convenience and community factors are driving a greater number of millennials and baby boomers to choose renting as a long-term option. Then, MBA Mortgage reveals that the number of [...]

By | 2018-06-21T19:57:51+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup: Friday, April 20th, 2018

This week’s industry updates consist of value-add strategies, the rising interest in class B properties and what the slowing apartment boom means for rent projections. MBA begins by highlighting key takeaways with a video with Jamie Woodwell, Vice President of Commercial/Multifamily Research and Economics, on the multifamily market outlook. Then NREI explores how value-add strategies have grown in demand, but aren’t generating [...]

By | 2018-05-16T20:42:49+00:00 April 20th, 2018|NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup: Friday, April 13th, 2018

The growth of secondary markets and single-family rentals are explored in this week’s industry trends. First, NREI examines how as rents continue to rise, investors are gaining interest in small properties in smaller markets. Also from NREI, we have a piece that tracks the increasing number of single-family rentals across the U.S. by market and risk-return. Pensions & Investments asserts that more millennials are [...]

By | 2018-05-10T19:24:46+00:00 April 13th, 2018|NYC, Press Release, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup: Friday, April 6th, 2018

This week’s selection of multifamily news highlights takes a closer look at the growth of green mortgages, millennial renting trends and a summary of major shifts in the CRE market. First, Fannie Mae states that the number of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified apartments have multiplied by more than 13 times since the introduction [...]

By | 2018-05-04T18:37:01+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Blog, NYC, Press Release, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup: March 30th, 2018

Rental affordability, thriving metros and the introduction of mixed-use design are the key topics discussed in this week’s multifamily news updates. First, Urban Institute examines how affordable homeownership is to renters in various metros across the U.S. Then, NREI takes a closer look at the advantages of investing in affordable properties, concluding that steady demand [...]

By | 2018-04-26T19:10:20+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Architecture, Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup: February 2nd, 2018

This week’s collection of industry trends is marked by rising demand for apartments, how renters are finding multifamily spaces and how rethinking the suburbs could be part of the solution to housing affordability. First, CityLab suggests that replacing single family homes with small apartment buildings can be a natural way to start improving housing stock [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:19:26+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Architecture, Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments