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|

Sam Chandan Visits Arbor to Share his Views on the Seniors Demographics in the Multifamily Market

Following an enlightening conversation with Ivan Kaufman, Chairman, President & CEO of Arbor Realty Trust, during Arbor’s ongoing webinar and One-on-One video series discussing the state of the multifamily market, Chandan Economics Founder Sam Chandan visited the Arbor office to share his views on the seniors demographics and how changing preferences among aging Baby Boomers [...]

By |2020-05-06T16:41:31+00:00July 20th, 2018|Architecture, Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup: May 11, 2018

This week’s industry news highlights are characterized by an increased interest in renting and a decreased interest in homeownership. First, The Washington Post states that mobility, convenience and community factors are driving a greater number of millennials and baby boomers to choose renting as a long-term option. Then, MBA Mortgage reveals that the number of [...]

By |2018-06-21T19:57:51+00:00May 11th, 2018|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

ALEX Chatter’s Top 10 Posts from 2017

ALEX Chatter recapped their top posts from 2017. In 2017, they covered many topics from the fastest growing metro markets and the factors that determine rent growth to tech solutions and the future of amenity offerings. They served as the go to source for multifamily news and information. An expansive array of topics have been covered in [...]

By |2018-01-12T19:37:32+00:00January 5th, 2018|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup | October 27, 2017

This week’s top multifamily news stories take a look at why more people are expressing a preference for renting over home buying, and what that means for the greater multifamily industry. First, Axiometrics explores the relationship between student debt and a decrease in homeownership. Next, The Wall Street Journal delves into data that reveals an [...]

By |2017-11-07T19:39:39+00:00October 27th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup | October 20, 2017

In this week’s collection of the top multifamily reads, we take a look at how changing technology and behavior impact the apartment sector. First, Multifamily Executive walks through the ‘triple bottom line’ benefits — social, environmental and fiscal — of implementing energy and water efficiency programs. Next, an article from Property Management Insider expands on [...]

By |2017-10-31T21:14:24+00:00October 20th, 2017|Blog|

Weekly Roundup | October 13, 2017

In this week’s collection of top multifamily reads, we examine growth in small balance lending, construction permits and multifamily rents. First, the Mortgage Bankers Association explores the recent rise in small balance multifamily lending. Next, we turn to MPF Research, which offers new research shedding light on increased construction permits across several key major metros. [...]

By |2017-10-26T19:25:38+00:00October 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Weekly Roundup | October 06, 2017

This week’s collection of multifamily news stories examines how understanding local renter demographics can lead to smarter investments and greater returns. First, National Real Estate Investor covers how to identify recovering metros that show potential for growth. Next, Multifamily Executive explores how studying renter psychographics can provide valuable insights on preferences, and ultimately help you [...]

By |2017-10-18T17:52:58+00:00October 6th, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup | September 29, 2017

This week’s top multifamily news stories examine a variety of trends on the rise. First, the National Association of Home Builders provides us with a look of how single-family and apartment builders are “going green” with methods such as net-zero development. Next, Multifamily Executive delves into how small balance loans from Fannie Mae and Freddie [...]

By |2017-10-10T20:02:58+00:00September 29th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|