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 | 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 | May 10th, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

INFOGRAPHIC — A Perfect Storm of Multifamily Demand

Infographics are some of the best ways to view both economic and demographic factors. By looking at this descriptive and informative infographic, investors will have a detailed outline of where apartment demand is coming from.

By | May 3rd, 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 | 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 | April 27th, 2016|Architecture, Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

The Turn of the Real Estate Market Cycle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3xOFEIOmFk&feature=youtu.be The current market cycle is one of the longest in history without a recession. Learn more about when the next cycle shift may occur and what may cause it. Hear how rent growth is being underwritten and uncover which asset classes could experience some challenges moving forward. Also, cap rates are discussed, including [...]

By | April 21st, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Ivan Kaufman on Millennials and Multifamily Demand

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNt1xZME3a0&feature=youtu.be Millennials have been a significant driver of urban apartment demand, especially in the country’s gateway markets. But is a shift in store with Millennials and their housing needs and location preferences? Will there be an increase in homeownership as a result? Find out in this video clip exploring the Millennial demand phenomenon.

By | April 20th, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

How Arbor is Working to Enhance Your Business

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DYbGq64cC8 Arbor is coming off consecutive record origination volume years. Discover the ways in which Arbor is now working to enhance your business and investments in 2016 with its unique capabilities, including its long-standing focus on personalization, loan product diversity and deal flexibility.

By | April 14th, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Ivan Kaufman on the CMBS Market Status

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=674WQwlEkFc The CMBS finance market’s issuance volume has slowed down considerably. Find out more about where CMBS is heading, what other types of financing may replace it and what impact the government’s new risk retention rules will have on the CMBS market.

By | April 12th, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

U.S. Multifamily Remains Very Attractive to Foreign Investors

A new research blog post on ALEX Chatter examines the continued flood of foreign investment into U.S. multifamily. In fact, as Real Capital Analytics data points out, 2015 represented a new high for foreign investment in American apartments. Even more impressive was that the 2015 investment figure of $16.3 billion was nearly triple the $5.7 [...]

By | March 24th, 2016|NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments