Weekly Roundup | September 15, 2017

This week’s collection of top multifamily news stories features a mix of topics all related to optimizing an apartment portfolio in 2018. First, we hear from Jeff Hayward at Fannie Mae, who presents the ‘triple bottom line’ of benefits related to green financing in Multi-Housing News. Next, Business Insider gives us a look at where [...]

By |2017-10-04T20:09:47+00:00September 15th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup | September 08, 2017

  In this week’s collection of multifamily reads, we explore the industry's take on multifamily housing, learn more about millennial households, understand how building age impacts multifamily rents, long term resident retention tips and more.  Photo by Daniel von Appen on Unsplash Most in Industry Optimistic about Multifamily Freddie Mac – September 6, [...]

By |2017-09-19T18:26:58+00:00September 8th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup | September 01, 2017

In this week’s collection of multifamily reads, we get a closer look at how renters make decisions. First, we examine the results from Village Green’s recent resident survey. Unsurprisingly, the national apartment manager found that cost and location are the two greatest factors influencing a decision to lease. In third place was a ‘community environment’, [...]

By |2017-09-13T19:16:27+00:00September 1st, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup | August 25, 2017

This week’s collection of top multifamily reads is all about demand. Demographic and economic factors are keeping the long-term outlook for apartment properties positive, with 4.6 million new units needed between now and 2030 to keep pace with demand and obsolescence, according to NMHC/NAA. MPF Research brings us a look at where many of those [...]

By |2017-09-06T21:01:31+00:00August 25th, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup | August 18, 2017

We start off with a look at demand and growth within the youngest and oldest renter cohorts in this week’s collection of the top multifamily reads. First, Axiometrics walks us through the relationship between student enrollment and student housing demand. Next, National Real Estate Investor reveals survey results from its fourth annual Seniors Housing Market [...]

By |2017-08-29T20:15:40+00:00August 18th, 2017|NYC, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup | August 11, 2017

This week's roundup of the top multifamily and commercial real estate news stories looks at change on several different levels. We start on a small level, examining the various factors that influence whether or not a renter chooses to renew their lease. Age, inventory and employment opportunities all play a role. A search for value [...]

By |2017-08-23T18:16:13+00:00August 11th, 2017|Blog, Real Estate|

Weekly Roundup | August 04, 2017

We start this week’s round up of the top multifamily reads with a look at what apartments owners can do to keep their renters around. An article from the National Apartment Association (NAA) examines the top value-add features that not only increase retention but also raise rents. Tech and smart-home features have joined traditional upgrade [...]

By |2017-08-15T15:05:23+00:00August 4th, 2017|Blog, NYC|

Weekly Roundup | July 21, 2017

This week’s collection of multifamily must-reads center around unlocking multifamily value. We start off with an in-depth look into how ‘rentership’ has changed over the past 10 years from Pew Research. With 36.6% of U.S. households calling a rental unit home, the rentership rate is currently at a 50-year high. This is a national phenomenon [...]

By |2017-08-08T17:46:04+00:00July 21st, 2017|Blog, NYC, Real Estate|