Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of July 20, 2020

This week’s review of industry news provides both strategies and data points supporting the resiliency of the multifamily and SFR markets during COVID-19. In the first article, Trepp discusses how tenants continue to prioritize their rent liabilities. RealPage reports a rebounding of new lease signings in June for most major markets. Enterprise Community notes National [...]

By |2020-07-31T02:40:48+00:00July 24th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of July 6, 2020

This week’s review of industry news underscores how the threat of COVID-19 is driving demand for housing with less density. In the first article, Arbor Realty Trust’s Chairman and CEO Ivan Kaufman explains to GlobeSt.com how although multifamily has fared well during the pandemic, a set of conditions including expiration of federal assistance programs could [...]

By |2020-07-14T11:14:13+00:00July 10th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of June 29, 2020

Our focus on this week’s industry news assesses COVID-19’s changing impacts on the real estate market. We continue to observe strengths in the multifamily sector due to demand, low interest rates and the appeal of the greater affordability with rehab projects. First, Multi-Housing News reports on how COVID-19 will delay purchasing homes, which will increase [...]

By |2020-07-10T07:46:08+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of June 22, 2020

This week’s review of multifamily news focuses on how COVID-19 is affecting rent pricing. This information can give industry professionals insights into how owners and operators are managing businesses in today’s environment. First, Zumper reports on the 10 cities with the largest price declines from March 15 (the onset of stay-at-home restrictions) to June 15. [...]

By |2020-07-10T07:24:12+00:00June 26th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of June 8, 2020

The multifamily market continues to show positive signs for investment opportunities with this week’s highlights of industry news and information. The Mortgage Bank Association reviews the U.S. Census Bureau’s Rental Housing Finance Survey, which confirms the strength of the small multifamily market. The Urban Land Institute reports on the growing role of families in rental [...]

By |2020-06-18T20:53:26+00:00June 12th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 27, 2020

This week’s roundup highlights how the multifamily industry is preparing for life after quarantine, as well as COVID-19’s impact on single-family rental demand and renters’ behaviors. First, Multi-Housing News explores how various multifamily owners and operators are implementing changes at their properties as a result of the coronavirus, including their approaches to giving tours and [...]

By |2020-05-08T06:43:09+00:00May 1st, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 20, 2020

This week’s roundup digs deeper into COVID-19 impacts on single-family rentals, apartment turnover and construction activity. First, NMHC provides an update to its Rent Payment Tracker, noting that 89% of households surveyed were able to pay full or partial rent by April 19. Next, NREI analyzes why the single-family rental sector is well positioned to [...]

By |2020-05-01T20:41:10+00:00April 24th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 13, 2020

This week’s roundup highlights rent payments, operational tips and supporting renters in the time of COVID-19. First, NMHC tracks how many renters were able to make rent payments in April, noting that over 80 percent of households in its survey paid full or partial rent by the middle of the month. Next, Arbor’s Chatter blog [...]

By |2020-04-23T17:24:51+00:00April 17th, 2020|NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of March 9, 2020

This week’s roundup takes a look at the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) on commercial real estate, the top cities attracting millennial renters, U.S. apartment performance. First, Real Capital Analytics examines how COVID-19 and the resulting economic slowdown could affect CRE, and why the industry is better prepared than in the previous recession. Next, the Arbor [...]

By |2020-03-22T02:21:49+00:00March 13th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Arbor’s Sound Bites: The Small Multifamily Market and Single-Family Rental Market

I had the pleasure of participating in Arbor’s recent webinar, “What’s Ahead for the Multifamily Market in 2020,” where my fellow panelists and I shared insights on the multifamily market’s performance in the current cycle and the top issues to watch in 2020. Listen to some clips from the lively discussion below, and view the [...]

By |2020-03-24T13:21:16+00:00March 11th, 2020|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|