Are Small Buildings More Family Friendly?

Having a family and trying to find the right place to live is quite the equation to figure out, especially when trying to provide the right environment for your children. We have seen that the smaller buildings in larger suburban areas tend to have a higher unit size, which make them more desirable to renters [...]

By |2016-08-02T21:02:40+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Blog, NYC, 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|

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|

Arbor Completes $200 Million Multifamily Loans That Span 5 States

Renowned direct lender Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC [“Arbor”] recently announced the closing of $200,315,900 in loans for properties across five Southern and Midwestern states, including Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama and Ohio. The loans were procured through Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting & Servicing (DUS®) Loan, Fannie Mae DUS® Multifamily Affordable Housing, Fannie Mae DUS® Small Loan, [...]

By |2017-06-19T14:36:45+00:00October 25th, 2015|Blog|