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

Most U.S. Renters Live in Small Apartment Properties

Go ahead and picture an apartment building. If you are like most people, then you are likely envisioning something large, tall and in a city. Well — as recent Chandan Economics research published on ALEX Chatter shows — most multifamily renters (57%) actually live in buildings with between 5 and 19 units. The research also [...]

By | March 21st, 2016|NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Demand for Small Apartment Properties Increases

Did you know that the overwhelming majority of multifamily properties in the U.S. have fewer than 50 units? This interesting fact comes from recent Chandan Economics research published on ALEX Chatter. It turns out that smaller apartment buildings are playing an increasingly important role in our nation’s housing stock: "Between 2012 and 2014, growth in [...]

By | March 15th, 2016|Architecture, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Crucial Considerations for Today’s Apartment Owners

From global institutional investors to the couple looking for income during retirement, it seems like everyone is trying to get a piece of the U.S. multifamily market these days. Dive into the demographic and economic factors pushing apartment fundamentals upwards, and it’s easy to see why. As a recent post on ALEX Chatter points out, [...]

By | February 23rd, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Economic and Demographic Factors Align for Multifamily

A range of demographic and economic drivers are currently aligning to create what a recent infographic on ALEX Chatter calls a ‘perfect storm of multifamily demand’. Investors who are on the fence about entering the multifamily arena should take note, as a marked shift in the way Americans live is changing the face of housing [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|Architecture, Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Arbor’s Ties to Iconic NYC Landmarks

Arbor has originated billions of dollars in commercial real estate financing for more than two decades. Because of its long track record of work, Arbor’s commercial real estate financing business has quite naturally been steeped in history through the funding of several iconic New York buildings. Let me take you on a tour of three [...]

By | January 27th, 2016|Architecture, Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments