CBRE: Here’s where multifamily investors should be putting their money in 2019

While most of the market attention tends to be focused on Class A multifamily buildings, new research from CBRE suggests that there is another class of multifamily housing that represents a much larger opportunity for investors – workforce housing. According to CBRE, workforce housing, rental communities that are affordable for low- to median-income workers, has actually outperformed […]

CNL Healthcare Sells Medical Portfolio to Welltower for Nearly $1.3 Billion

CNL Healthcare Properties Inc., a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust, has sold a portfolio of 55 Class A healthcare facilities to Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL) for $1.25 billion. “The sale of our 55 building, Class A medical office portfolio to Welltower represents a strong, early value realization step for CNL Healthcare Properties and our approximately […]

Fed’s Interest Rate Position Could Help CRE Sales Volume

The Fed’s shift to a neutral position on rates could keep CRE transaction activity on par with 2018 levels. Beth Mattson-Teig | May 13, 2019 The current Goldilocks economy—not too hot and not too cold—is helping to keep the bears from emerging in the commercial real estate sector. In a move aimed at holding on to that […]

The Best Tax Break Of Your Lifetime

The passage of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) enacted some of the most substantial tax reform legislation since 1986. One aspect of the TCJA produced one of the greatest tax breaks I’ve ever seen: opportunity zones (OZs). The IRS defines an opportunity zone as “ an economically-distressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may […]

Apartment Rents Expected to Rise Faster Than Inflation in 2019

    Rents are likely to rise the most for class-B apartments, and the least for class-C and -D units.     Bendix Anderson | Jan 15, 2019 Rents are likely to rise faster for older, class-B apartments in 2019 than for any other class of apartment property. “We expect Class-B to continue to have the strongest […]