Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of May 6, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup takes a look at housing affordability, the top metros attracting Millennials and how to implement value-add strategies. First, Mortgage Bankers Association reveals that multifamily is this year’s most favored investment opportunity, according to a recent survey from Deloitte and Situs RERC. Next, Brookings analyzes the factors causing affordability challenges for middle-income [...]

By |2019-05-16T21:38:03+00:00May 10th, 2019|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 29, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup offers insights on the sector’s performance, mortgage originations, and small balance investment trends. First, RealPage reports that despite a slow winter, apartment absorption annually remains strong due to a healthy prime leasing season in 2018. Next, Real Estate Weekly reveals that more than half of the top multifamily and commercial companies [...]

By |2019-05-10T19:32:09+00:00May 1st, 2019|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 22, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup explores the most popular rental markets, moving rates for young adult renters and central Florida’s population boom. First, HotPads ranks the top 50 cities where renters are looking to move and current residents want to stay put, with many of the highest-ranked metros offering strong job markets and affordable options. Next, [...]

By |2019-05-10T14:28:50+00:00April 26th, 2019|NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 8, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup takes a look at national apartment rents, multifamily originations and macroeconomic factors impacting the housing market. First, RENTCafé reports that U.S. average rent growth remained strong in March, with over 90% of the nation’s largest cities seeing increases year-over-year. Next, MBA notes that multifamily lending had a record year in 2018 [...]

By |2019-04-29T00:40:05+00:00April 12th, 2019|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 1, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup offers insights on how big data is impacting multifamily, opportunity zone lending and aging Millennials’ renting preferences. First, GlobeSt.com takes a look at the benefits new data platforms can have for multifamily investors and owners, which include better understanding costs and the most popular amenities. Next, Real Capital Analytics analyzes loans [...]

By |2019-04-29T00:34:36+00:00April 4th, 2019|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of March 25, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup takes a look at trends in vacancy rates, Class A apartments, and top amenities. First, Reuters reports that fewer U.S. metros saw their vacancy rate increase in the first quarter, while the national average only rose marginally from a year earlier. Next, RealPage observes that rent growth in Class A properties [...]

By |2019-04-12T05:29:49+00:00March 28th, 2019|Architecture, Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of February 25, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup takes a look at construction starts, the direction of cap rates and interest rates, and the markets attracting high-income renters. First, MultifamilyBiz reports that new construction activity picked up in January following the construction declines seen toward the end of 2018. Next, Nareit offers its outlook on the commercial real estate [...]

By |2019-03-28T18:36:55+00:00February 27th, 2019|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of February 11, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup takes a look at 2019 mortgage maturity volumes, small balance investment trends and interest rates’ impact on the apartment sector. First, MBA reports that loan maturities this year will rise 8% from last year’s total of $102.2 billion, which is a “relatively stable” volume. Next, MultifamilyBiz analyzes the top U.S. markets [...]

By |2019-03-01T18:17:40+00:00February 14th, 2019|Architecture, Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of February 4, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup provides insights on the outlook for the sector, renting patterns among Seniors and Millennials, and strategies to attract and retain talent. First, Yardi notes that industry participants are optimistic about the performance of the multifamily market this year, with expectations for continued rent growth and apartment demand. Next, Freddie Mac reports [...]

By |2019-02-22T18:19:35+00:00February 7th, 2019|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of January 28, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup offers takeaways from the 2019 NMHC Strategies & Outlook Conference, a look at the flattening yield curve’s implications for real estate, and an analysis of the income gap between homeowners, buyers and renters. First, GlobeSt.com reports on the drivers set to fuel multifamily demand in 2019 and beyond, as well as [...]

By |2019-02-15T18:56:12+00:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments