Why Multifamily Is Primed for More Growth

The multifamily market has been watching with some consternation the rental caps established in states and local areas. But that aside, there are few clouds on the horizon for the sector—and plenty of reason to expect that more growth will be had in 2020. For instance, household growth this year will be 12% above the […]

Workforce Housing Gets Creative With Funding

The multifamily industry is getting creative and strategic about workforce housing funding. By Kelsi Maree Borland| January 15, 2020 at 04:00 AM Workforce housing development and investment will continue to be a focus through 2020, and with rising demand for this market segment, investors are getting increasingly creative and strategic about workforce housing financing. As a result, […]

MULTIFAMILY 2020 U.S. Real Estate Market Outlook

MILD SLOWDOWN IN APARTMENT DEMAND The overall multifamily vacancy rate likely will rise by 20 bps to 4.5%, still below the long-term average of 5.1%. Rent growth will edge down to about 2.4%, just under the long-term average of 2.6%. As a result of slower economic growth, apartment demand is projected at 240,000 units in […]

These Are the Top Asset Classes for Investment This Year

Industrial and multifamily will remain the darlings of the commercial real estate markets, while office will fall behind. By Kelsi Maree Borland| January 07, 2020 at 04:00 AM Industrial and multifamily asset classes will remain the darlings of the commercial real estate market this year. The two asset classes have become core investment classes for many investors […]