How Long Can COVID Impact the Multifamily Market?

Even multifamily, the industry’s ”darling” investment type, couldn’t escape COVID’s ravages. But, says two Lee & Associates executives, there’s all that dry powder. By John Salustri| July 27, 2020 at 03:45 AM SEATTLE—It’s a peculiar economic time. COVID-19 seemed to be receding, then it started to flare back, continuing to put a damper on the overall economy […]

TOP THREE TACTICS TO DRIVE UP INVESTMENT PROPERTY VALUES

Whenever I acquire a property, my goal is to increase the value of the property. This is an important strategy because when I ultimately sell, I want to have maximum appreciation on the property after the hold period ends. Unlike single-family homes, whose values are significantly affected by the value of nearby homes, multifamily property […]

CAUTIOUSLY CONFIDENT, MULTIFAMILY WAITS FOR ELECTION

Berkadia’s 2020 Mid-Year Powerhouse Poll finds that the initial concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on multifamily real estate have not been realized, and Berkadia mortgage bankers and investment sales experts agree that while activity may not return to “normal” until 2021, opportunities still exist in the current climate. The proprietary poll was conducted in […]

Commercial Real Estate Investments In Recessionary Times

  The longest bull market in history came to an end in March 2020. A pandemic-driven economic shutdown plunged us into a recession. And while we all know what a recession means for the stock market, one has to wonder what it means for commercial real estate. To better understand the performance of commercial real […]