Category Archives: Financing

2016 Capital Flows Year-End Review and 2017 – Outlook Report

U.S. Property Markets Still Robust but Approaching Top of Cycle Recent shifts in U.S. property markets include a greater dispersion of investment dollars throughout the country as well as slowing price gains and flat to rising capitalization rates in many … Continue reading

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January 2017 Market Trends

After a tumultuous 2016, the national apartment market began 2017 on an even keel, as annual effective rent growth declined by only 1 basis point (bps) to 2.1% and the average rent level increased for the first time in five … Continue reading

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Market Pulse for December 2016

Market Pulse section compiled by Suzann Silverman. To comment, email Multifamily Starts: According to the Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, multifamily housing starts—both two to four unit buildings and buildings with five or … Continue reading

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MPF Takes a Closer Look at the Nation’s Busiest Apartment Construction Submarkets

MPF Research, the market intelligence division of RealPage, has highlighted the ten US construction submarkets that have seen the highest growth in new apartment supply since 2012 in their “Nation’s 10 Busiest Submarkets For Apartment Construction” blog post series, which … Continue reading

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As Big Oil shrinks, boards plot different paths out of crisis

As oil and gas companies cut ever-deeper into the bone to weather their worst downturn in decades, boards have adopted contrasting strategies to lead them out of the crisis. Crude prices have tumbled around 70 percent over the past 18 … Continue reading

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Class B Offers Choice Investments

Would you rather have a B or a C than an A? Not likely in academics. Probably not likely in restaurant sanitation grades either. But how about in apartment investing? While B and C properties are often not the most … Continue reading

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Former NBA star Antoine Walker: Life after losing $110 million

Former NBA player, Antoine Walker, 38, earned over $110 million throughout his NBA career, more than four times the average player in the league. All that money, though, didn’t stop this All-Star from going broke. Walker’s financial problems began his … Continue reading

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