Arbor Realty Trust Completes the Acquisition of Arbor Commercial Mortgage’s Agency Platform

Uniondale, NY, July 15, 2016 -- Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ABR) (the “Company”) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Arbor Commercial Mortgage’s (“ACM’s”) agency platform for $276 million. The purchase price was paid with $138 million in stock, $88 million in cash and with the issuance of a $50 [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:36:42+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Multifamily in 2016: Four Key Trends

The first half of 2016 has seen steady growth in the apartment sector. While demographic trends are still strongly favoring the multifamily industry, some markets and properties — particularly those on the higher end — are beginning to see a slowdown in rent growth. Let’s examine that, and a few other trends to keep an [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:36:42+00:00 June 13th, 2016|NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Number of Older (55+) Renters Could Double by 2030

  A lot of apartment demand discussion recently has been focused on the Millennial generation. However, let’s explore the other end of the age spectrum. For the older American, particularly those from 55 to 64, the rise in apartment living has been increasing due to the fallout from the financial crisis. The number of senior [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:36:42+00:00 May 24th, 2016|NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

5 Reasons Why Apartment Buildings are a Great Investment

  Many factors draw an investor to the commercial real estate market. From interest rates to financial goals, commercial real estate should be thought of as more of an investment strategy rather than a get-rich-quick scheme. To be successful in any investment strategy, one must understand the fundamentals of how the process works. Within multifamily [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:36:43+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Fannie, Freddie or Banks: Which Apartment Lender is Best for You?

When financing for your multifamily property, you want to find what apartment lender is best for you. However, finding a lender that can meet your financial needs can be a tough one. There are many options to consider, which are highlighted by five key topics within this article. It’s important to familiarize yourself with these factors that are [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:36:43+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

How Many Renters Live in Small Apartments?

In today’s society, Millennials outnumber Baby Boomers living in the United States. As a result, we have seen a shift in rental apartment trends, with more Americans now living in smaller apartment buildings (by unit size) than larger ones. As it turns out, the share of renters living in small properties has increased slightly since the beginning of [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:36:43+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Multifamily New Construction & Supply Trends

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQehNUuYhbI&feature=youtu.be A record number of new construction apartment units are in the pipeline. Such a trend will impact the market at large, especially when also considering the potential shift from apartment rentership dominance to greater homeownership. Find out how to best prepare your business for a potential multifamily market correction.

By | 2017-06-19T14:36:43+00:00 April 27th, 2016|Architecture, Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments