Pandemic Apartment Performance Is Not One-Size-Fits-All

Larger apartment owners have had better rent collections than smaller mom-and-pop owners. By Kelsi Maree Borland | October 28, 2020 at 06:56 AM Apartment performance during the pandemic has been uneven, depending on ownership and asset size. New data from The National Multifamily Housing Council shows that while overall rent collections have been consistently high, not all apartment […]


Oct 28, 2020 by Brad Cartier With such an eventful year coming to end, it’s difficult to know where to begin. The knock-on effects of the global pandemic we still find ourselves in have reverberated throughout the global economy, including the multifamily sector. The 2020 impact on multifamily investors has both its positives and negatives. […]

Apartment Owners Report Improving Sales, Other Conditions

The latest data from the National Multifamily Housing Council shows that nearly half of respondents believe market conditions are looser than three months ago. By Kelsi Maree Borland | October 26, 2020 at 06:52 AM National apartment conditions could be showing signs of improvement, according to apartment owners than responded to the National Multifamily Housing Council’s Quarterly Survey […]

Here is Where The Deals are Getting Done

By Les Shaver | October 26, 2020 at 07:26 AM As the country reeled from COVID-19 shutdowns, sales volume has fallen across commercial real estate. But there have been bright spots in some sectors, namely multifamily and industrial can count several major deals that have been completed. The largest multifamily deal currently on Green Street’s […]

Apartments in Lower-Cost Areas Set to Thrive

Some observers think the telework trend is just getting started. By Les Shaver | October 19, 2020 at 07:34 AM With remote working increasing and oversupply a concern in urban markets, trends seem to favor suburban apartments in the future. Some households will move to lower-cost areas to maintain a similar quality of housing or amenities for less […]


By Les Shaver | October 21, 2020 at 07:21 AM The election is now two weeks away. While the two presidential candidates are presenting widely divergent visions for the country, there probably will be little difference in commercial real estate performance, according to a new report from Newmark Group. Over the past 40 years, annualized […]

What Multifamily Investors Should Understand About Cost Segregation

Rod Khleif, Forbes Councils Member Multifamily investment returns come from three sources: income, appreciation and tax benefits. While income and appreciation are widely understood, the tax benefits tend to be less well known. Real estate is a physical asset, and its condition tends to degrade over time. Roofs wear out; plumbing systems leak; finishes become outdated. […]

Is CRE Ready for the Great American Move to the Suburbs?

The pandemic will likely catalyze growth in lower-density suburban markets and in affordable markets. By Kelsi Maree Borland | October 15, 2020 at 07:00 AM For decades, major cities have ruled with real estate growth focused in dense-urban areas conducive to live-work-play lifestyles, public transit and walkability. However, this decades-long urban renaissance may be coming to […]

Will The Election Results Impact The Value Of Multifamily Properties?

Ellie Perlman, Forbes Councils Member November 3 is looming on the horizon and the candidates are campaigning at a voracious pace. While the presidential election has rightfully taken center stage, there are many other ongoing campaigns for state and local offices, propositions and local ballot initiatives. Who and what to vote for are all coming at […]

What’s Driving Multifamily Real Estate During the Pandemic

BY ELLIE BEECK PUBLISHED IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 12:52 PM Andrew Welker knows a thing or two about navigating the real estate market during economic downturns. Welker became a founding partner at New Western Acquisitions at the height of the recession in 2008, and he came out of it stronger than ever. […]