This week’s collection of multifamily news stories cover a wide range of developments in the apartment sector. First, NREI explores the financial benefits associated with going green in rental communities. Next, another NREI article explains the significance of small loan borrowers, and how the need for reliable and competitive financing is growing in order to [...]
As we enter what is historically peak multifamily leasing season, this week’s roundup of top apartment reads will get you prepped on how to make the most of the busy time. While potential residents are out hitting the ground searching for their next home, apartment investors searching for their next opportunity can take a look [...]
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 [...]
From automating property management to facilitating civil engagement between residents, this week’s list of top multifamily reads has some actionable ways to increase resident retentions. We’ll also take a look at the Top 10 metro markets for rent growth — with some familiar faces from the West Coast nabbing some top spots. Job growth certainly [...]
In this closer look at Millennial renters, we find they are well-represented in small, low-amenity properties. Developers and investors typically think of Millennial renters as determined to live in large, high-rise properties in urban cores. This new generation of renters prioritizes walkability and access to both in-building and local amenities. While this characterization may be [...]
We discuss where the majority of America's small apartments are located and which market is growing the fastest. This data is the first-ever assessment of the geographic distribution of the small asset apartment inventory.
Married households and families are well-represented in small property apartments. Reflecting that skew to larger households, smaller properties account for a relatively smaller share of single renters when compared to large buildings. How Many Single Renters in Small and Large Properties? As shown in the chart above, about 45 percent of all units in small [...]
Seniors are an increasingly important multifamily renter cohort, especially for smaller properties. Some retirees are choosing to downsize and rent for lifestyle reasons. Other seniors are working — and renting — longer. How Big is the Seniors Renter Market? Seniors — including people 65 years of age and over — are 14.5 percent of the [...]