Weekly Roundup | May 19, 2017

In this week’s collection of the top multifamily reads, we gain some insight into how the apartment value-add investment strategy has evolved over the course of the multifamily cycle to meet changing renter demands. Freddie Mac also provides us with some insight into how changing demographics and a persistent gap in new supply support continued [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

The State of Multifamily in 2017 — Part 3

A Q&A Session with Ivan Kaufman and Sam Chandan on multifamily construction, lending and the small balance apartment sector. For over 20 years, Arbor has helped multifamily real estate investors achieve their financial goals. In March 2017, Ivan Kaufman, Chairman, President & CEO of Arbor, sat down with Sam Chandan, Silverstein Chair of the New [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

What Are The Top Markets For Small Asset Multifamily Rent Growth

By | May 11th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

The State of Multifamily in 2017 — Part 2

A Q&A Session with Ivan Kaufman and Sam Chandan on multifamily construction, lending and the small balance apartment sector. For over 20 years, Arbor has helped multifamily real estate investors achieve their financial goals. In March 2017, Ivan Kaufman, Chairman, President & CEO of Arbor, sat down with Sam Chandan, Silverstein Chair of the New [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

The State of Multifamily in 2017 — Part 1

A Q&A Session with Ivan Kaufman and Sam Chandan For over 20 years, Arbor has helped multifamily real estate investors achieve their financial goals. In March 2017, Ivan Kaufman, Chairman, President & CEO of Arbor, sat down with Sam Chandan, Silverstein Chair of the New York University SPS Schack Institute and Founder of Chandan Economics, [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

How Renters Occupations Vary by Apartment Building Size

In this infographic, Ivan Kaufman discusses how renter occupation affects apartment size. Research found that renters inhabiting larger apartments tend to be employed in STEM jobs. In comparison, small property renters have lower average wages. Read the infographic to learn more!

By | April 20th, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

The State of the Small Balance Multifamily Market: Q&A – Part 2A

Arbor has helped shape the small multifamily loan market into what it is today, partnering with Fannie Mae to develop the first-ever agency small loan program over 20 years ago. More recently, Arbor helped develop the Freddie Mac Small Balance Loan program that launched in 2014 — and was the program’s top lender in 2015 [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

What Are the Fastest Growing Markets for Small Multifamily Assets

By | April 6th, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Multifamily Building Permits

Multifamily Development Year-End 2016 | Arbor Year-end data released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on new residential construction, including data for multifamily buildings (classified as structures with five or more units), showed that multifamily development continued its strong run during 2016. Multifamily Building Permits Authorizations of privately-owned residential [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

How Big is the Rent Affordability Problem?

Rents in the United States have been rising faster than incomes for several years, demanding a larger share of household budgets. In fact, nearly one-third of American renter households contribute 50 percent or more of income towards rent. Are Small Asset Rentals Less ‘Severe’ on Renter Budgets? Following the definition used by the Harvard Joint Center [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments