Monthly Archives: January 2014

What Do Apartment Residents Want In Their Communities? (a NMHC/ Kingsley Survey)

January 2014, by Linsey Isaacs, MultiFamily Executive Magazine A new NMHC/Kingsley survey reveals what apartment residents want in their communities, and how they go about finding it.  

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Underdog Markets Shine in Multifamily

January 22, 2014 –, By Sule Aygoren   BOCA RATON, FL—Think of some of the best-performing markets for multifamily today that aren’t New York City or in Southern California. Now think of a few of the surprise markets you didn’t think would … Continue reading

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U.S. Rents Rise Again as Market Tightens

By Dawn Wotapka, The Wall Street Journal – Jan 6, 2014 U.S. Rents Rise Again as Market Tightens Landlords raised rents by an average of 0.8% to $1,083 a month in the quarter. Apartment landlords continued to push through higher … Continue reading

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Chasing Yield: Secondary, Tertiary Markets to Shine in 2014

By Lindsay Machak, Apartment Finance Today – January 4th, 2014 Denny St. Romain believes the equity space will be fluid this year as some investors fall back while new ones step in. “I think the opportunistic joint venture equity—they put so much … Continue reading

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Q&A: FIU’s William G. Hardin speaks about South Florida real estate

by Martha Branningan, Miami Herald – January 4th, 2014 For those studying high finance, Manhattan is the place to be. For film enthusiasts, Los Angeles, of course. And for the wild and woolly world of real estate, there are few … Continue reading

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CMBS Lenders Start Year on Optimistic Note

Jan. 3, 2014 – NREI For the first time in a long time commercial real estate professionals are feeling unbridled enthusiasm about the CMBS lending market heading into 2014. With U.S. CMBS issuance surpassing $85 billion in 2013, many … Continue reading

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Cap Rate Outlook: Inflation vs. Investor Demand

December 31, 2013 – Multifamily Executive Magazine  Cap rates often rise when interest rates rise, but that may not be the case in many markets in 2014. In the short-term, continued strong demand from equity investors should keep in check … Continue reading

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