Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of May 27, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup takes a look at housing construction starts, rent growth and rental affordability. First, MultifamilyBiz reports that new apartment construction picked up in April, but was still down significantly from the monthly average in 2018. Next, MBA reports that multifamily rents continue to increase at a slow pace, but it remains to [...]

By |2019-06-07T07:41:15+00:00May 31st, 2019|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of May 20, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup offers insights on the sector’s performance in the first quarter, southeastern cities’ apartment demand and millennial housing preferences. First, Arbor’s Chatter blog provides a snapshot of the U.S. apartment market’s fundamentals to start 2019, which include continued rent growth and low vacancy. Next, NREI notes that the Southeast of the U.S. [...]

By |2019-05-31T06:53:19+00:00May 24th, 2019|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|0 Comments

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of May 13, 2019

This week’s multifamily roundup highlights the affordable housing crisis, income growth among renters and homeowners, and origination volumes in first-quarter 2019. First, Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) shares insights from the firm’s Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference, including a discussion of the economy’s performance and its impact on the commercial real estate industry. Next, Curbed breaks [...]

By |2019-05-23T07:04:35+00:00May 17th, 2019|Blog, Real Estate|0 Comments

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