Tucson’s Economy Starts to Turn Around

When deciding to invest in multifamily properties, it is always best for the investor to research what markets are trending as in-demand among potential renters. By reading this article, you can see that research has shown Tucson, AZ makes a case as a strong secondary market for apartment investment.

By |2016-08-02T20:40:26+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Real Estate|

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 |2017-06-19T14:36:43+00:00April 20th, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

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 |2017-06-19T14:36:44+00:00April 12th, 2016|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Macroeconomic Overview

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hv8TkVHLYvw Learn how the general election is influencing the U.S. economy plus how there might soon be a change in the ratio between rent growth and wage growth, with the former finally slowing down and the latter picking up. Also, the influence of foreign investment in U.S. real estate is evaluated, with Chinese, [...]

By |2017-06-19T14:36:44+00:00April 6th, 2016|Blog, Real Estate|

About the One on One Video Series with Ivan Kaufman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4OsyicDSis The One on One with Ivan Kaufman quarterly video webinar series is designed to provide Arbor’s clients with unique macroeconomic and commercial real estate market insight and perspective. Hosted by Sam Chandan, Chief Economist at Chandan Economics, the video series will gives Arbor’s clients a leg up on market trends and the [...]

By |2017-06-19T14:36:44+00:00April 5th, 2016|Blog, Real Estate|

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 |2020-05-06T16:18:51+00:00March 24th, 2016|NYC, Real Estate|

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 |2017-06-19T14:36:44+00:00March 21st, 2016|NYC, Real Estate|

The Top 25 Markets for Apartment Rent Growth

Seven of the top 25 fastest growing markets for apartment rent growth in 2015 were in California. That’s according to new research from Axiometrics, which is highlighted in a recent blog post on ALEX Chatter. Another West Coast city — Portland, Ore. — took the number one spot with an annual rent growth of 12%. [...]

By |2017-06-19T14:36:44+00:00March 17th, 2016|Architecture, Real Estate|

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 |2016-03-15T18:53:05+00:00March 15th, 2016|Architecture, NYC, Real Estate|

What Steps are Involved in Creating a REIT?

Obviously, this question cannot be answered with one short, simple answer. The breadth of information on how to form a REIT from conception has basic tax considerations and requirements — ones that should be researched with a legal representative for the finer details. However, the elemental compliance regulations generally require these qualifications: Organization — A Real Estate Investment Trust [...]

By |2017-06-19T14:36:45+00:00January 28th, 2016|Blog, Real Estate|