Weekly Roundup: Friday, April 6th, 2018

This week’s selection of multifamily news highlights takes a closer look at the growth of green mortgages, millennial renting trends and a summary of major shifts in the CRE market. First, Fannie Mae states that the number of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified apartments have multiplied by more than 13 times since the introduction of the Fannie’s first Green Mortgage Loan in 2012. Then, … Continue reading Weekly Roundup: Friday, April 6th, 2018

Weekly Roundup: March 12th, 2018

A stable apartment outlook and the pressing need for affordable housing is covered in this week’s multifamily news update. First, Property Management Insider reveals the market conditions that are making developers gain confidence in multifamily. Then, Real Page examines how quickly the average U.S. apartment rent has increased over the current cycle. Next, NMHC confirms that apartments continue to grow in popularity among domestic and … Continue reading Weekly Roundup: March 12th, 2018

Weekly Roundup: March 3rd, 2018

Technological advancements and the targeting of key groups like millennials and baby boomers continue to define the multifamily space. In this week’s collection of top multifamily reads, Property Management Insider discusses the importance of strategically marketing on technology platforms to successfully engage prospects and residents. Next, City Lab uncovers which metros are attracting the greatest share of millennial talent, and how this is influencing economic … Continue reading Weekly Roundup: March 3rd, 2018

Weekly Roundup: February 23, 2018

We start off this week’s collection of multifamily news items with a look at a few top performing markets. MPF Research zooms in on Altanta – a strong performing in recent years — and finds that workforce housing neighborhoods dominate the list of top areas for rent growth in the city. Next, Urban Land sums up Marcus & Millichap’s 2018 Multifamily North American Forcast, which … Continue reading Weekly Roundup: February 23, 2018

Weekly Roundup: February 2, 2018

This week’s collection of industry trends is marked by rising demand for apartments, how renters are finding multifamily spaces and how rethinking the suburbs could be part of the solution to housing affordability. First, CityLab suggests that replacing single family homes with small apartment buildings can be a natural way to start improving housing stock and density. Then, Trepp reveals how the lending market is … Continue reading Weekly Roundup: February 2, 2018

Multifamily Affordability Shifts Across the Top U.S. Metros

Although small multifamily property fundamentals have seen slight improvements – thanks in part to income growth – affordability still remains a concern in most U.S. metros. Yes high levels of variation exist when examining the prices of these locations. This research post from ALEX Chatter takes a deeping dive into the issue of affordability across the U.S. Housing Affordability Update at the Metro Level Reflecting … Continue reading Multifamily Affordability Shifts Across the Top U.S. Metros