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: January 19, 2018

This week’s industry highlights consist of an outlook of multifamily in 2018, a growing trend among Baby Boomers to rent and how advancements in technology will continue to disrupt the traditional apartment sector. First, Freddie Mac’s David Brickman tells Commercial Observer how he manages to keep an emphasis on affordability without sacrificing overall profits. Then, [...]

By | 2018-03-01T21:09:07+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Architecture, Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup: January 12, 2018

We start off this week’s collection of top multifamily news items with a look at the growing demand for Class B apartments as investors begin to realize the shortage of workforce housing. Next, we explore where the workforce is growing with a look at 10 booming cities from CNBC. Turning to tax reform, Urban Institute [...]

By | 2018-02-15T18:35:03+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Architecture, Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

ALEX Chatter’s Top 10 Posts from 2017

ALEX Chatter recapped their top posts from 2017. In 2017, they covered many topics from the fastest growing metro markets and the factors that determine rent growth to tech solutions and the future of amenity offerings. They served as the go to source for multifamily news and information. An expansive array of topics have been covered in [...]

By | 2018-01-12T19:37:32+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments