Solar Heating Trends in Small Apartment Buildings

Multifamily owners are increasingly turning to on-site solar as an environmentally friendly way to reduce operating costs. While multifamily properties have made meaningful gains adopting solar heating since 2010, there is room to grow, especially in the small property sector. But as new research from Chandan Economics shows, small assets (5 to 49 units) are now outpacing large assets (50+ units) when it comes to … Continue reading Solar Heating Trends in Small Apartment Buildings

The Turn of the Real Estate Market Cycle

The current market cycle is one of the longest in history without a recession. Learn more about when the next cycle shift may occur and what may cause it. Hear from Ivan Kaufman how rent growth is being underwritten and uncover which asset classes could experience some challenges moving forward. Also, cap rates are discussed, including their recent shift toward growth. Continue reading The Turn of the Real Estate Market Cycle

Ivan Kaufman on Millennials and Multifamily Demand

Millennials have been a significant driver of urban apartment demand, especially in the country’s gateway markets. But is a shift in store with Millennials and their housing needs and location preferences? Will there be an increase in homeownership as a result? Find out in this video clip as Ivan Kaufman explores the Millennial demand phenomenon. Continue reading Ivan Kaufman on Millennials and Multifamily Demand

Economic and Demographic Factors Align for Multifamily

A range of demographic and economic drivers are currently aligning to create what a recent infographic on ALEX Chatter calls a ‘perfect storm of multifamily demand’. Investors who are on the fence about entering the multifamily arena should take note, as a marked shift in the way Americans live is changing the face of housing as we know it. First, there’s the population growth. Over … Continue reading Economic and Demographic Factors Align for Multifamily