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 […]

It Will Be a Buyer’s Market for Multifamily Next Year

WASHINGTON, DC—It will be a buyers’ market for apartment investors next year, according to a recent survey from Capital One. It found that 74% of multifamily professionals expect they will primarily be buyers rather than sellers while just 19% saw themselves primarily being sellers in the year ahead. Respondents also indicated that rent control and […]

2020 On Track to Be a Tale of Two Markets

NEW YORK CITY—Mark Fawer, an attorney with Greenspoon Marder’s Real Estate practice group, sees one major indicator that should mean good things for the commercial real estate sector in 2020. “Generally speaking, we do well in a lower interest rate environment and you don’t anticipate the Fed raising rates before a presidential election,” he says. […]

What Does the Inverted Yield Curve Mean for CRE?

PORTLAND, OR—Long-term interest rates on bonds reached below short-term rates for the first time since 2007 and yields for the two-year Treasury bill exceeded those of the 10-year Treasury bill for a brief period. This inverted yield curve has historically preceded national recessions by five to 18 months. In this exclusive, Adam Hooper, co-founder and CEO […]


Multi family homes proved to be quite the investment in 2018, and this trend is continuing into the new year. If you’ve been hearing a lot of buzz around investing in multi family homes, it’s all for good reason. Any investor looking for some serious cash flow and a more diversified portfolio in 2019 will definitely find […]

Multifamily Real Estate Trends for 2019 and Beyond

The ways that architects, developers, and operators design projects, attract tenants, manage costs, and measure success are each flexing as cities change and generations make big shifts in living habits. We’ve observed several trends in the commercial real estate industry, including multifamily residential markets. In addition to our on-the-record perspective on the multifamily amenity war […]

Another Interest Rate Cut Will Help Hold Up CRE Values, But Was It Needed?

CRE cap rates are expected to remain unchanged, but investors looking for financing should benefit from lower rates. Sebastian Obando | Oct 31, 2019 The Federal Reserve opted to cut interest rates for the third time this year at its October meeting, by a quarter percentage point, to a range of 1.50 to 1.75 percent. But while lower rates […]

Houston Nation’s Top ‘Buy’ Market for Multifamily Real Estate

Houston is the nation’s top “buy” market for multifamily real estate, according to a new report released by Ten-X Commercial. Ten-X Commercial, a commercial real estate sales platform based in Irvine, California, found that Houston’s projected rental unit rate increased and falling vacancy rates beat all other markets studied. By 2022, Houston is projected to […]

7 Benefits of Investing in Multifamily Property for Your Real Estate Portfolio

Multifamily properties play a vital role in the real estate industry. Multifamily housing is viewed as the best and most affordable housing option. And, not just affordable for families, but for people at various stages in their lives. Highly preferred among real estate investors ensures a lower vacancy rate due to the high demand for […]

Institutions Continue to Raise Real Estate Allocations in 2019

The latest research from Hodes Weill and Cornell University shows target allocations rose by 10 basis points this year. NREI Staff | Oct 23, 2019 An annual report from Hodes Weill and Cornell University shows real estate remains a preferred asset class among global institutions. Global institutions continue to raise their allocations to real estate, according to the […]