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Multifamily Market Remains in Balance

U.S. Multifamily Figures Q1 2019 Multifamily Market Remains in Balance The U.S. multifamily market remained healthy in Q1, with a favorable vacancy rate and solid rent growth. The construction pipeline—starts and units under construction—remained very active, but completions in Q1 fell to the lowest level

The 3 Barriers to Multifamily Development

Input from local citizens significantly influences development. In addition, most survey respondents indicated that citizen opposition to growth/NIMBYism is important in regulation the rate of residential development in their community. By Erika Morphy | May 06, 2019  ➤➤ Join the GlobeSt.APARTMENTS (formerly RealShare) conference October

Multifamily mortgages set for another strong year

by REW | May 1, 2019 Commercial and multifamily mortgage originators expect 2019 to be another strong year in lending activity, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 2019 Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) Outlook Survey. More than half of the top commercial/multifamily firms (55

What Features Do Apartment Renters Value Most?

A survey from Greystar looks at the most popular apartment building amenities. Bendix Anderson | Apr 23, 2019 To attract residents, apartment managers are mixing amenities like swimming pools with activities like fitness classes. “It isn’t enough to have the fitness center, clubhouse, pool mix…

U.S. Multifamily Inbound Investment Trends

CBRE Research, Real Capital Analytics, March 2019. U.S. Multifamily has not historically been a common investment vehicle for global commercial real estate investors, largely due to the differences in how residential real estate is conducted around the world. Despite this unfamiliarity, inbound capital to the

Four Tips for HNW Investors Who Want to Buy Multifamily Assets

Workforce housing promises to be a driving force in 2019 for high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) pursuing investments in the multifamily sector. HNW investors still love the multifamily sector, but some strategies are more risk-proof than others. John Egan | Dec 14, 2018 Workforce housing promises to be a driving force

Americans Think Renting is Cheaper than Buying

October 29, 2018 Digested from The Wall Street Journal As rents flatten and home prices rise, Americans seeing leasing as a better deal. A large majority of Americans, 78 percent, believe renting is more affordable than owning a home, according to new data from Freddie