Category Archives: Institutional Investors

Private Investors Dominate So Far in 2015

At this point in the market, the private buyers are winning apartments. Last month’s Real Capital Analytics analysis of 2015 apartment sales data showed that private investors account for 69% of deal volume in the garden segment. International investors pulled … Continue reading

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Consolidation Intensifies in Multifamily Industry

Scot Sellers had built Archstone-Smith into one of the biggest, most admired apartment companies in the land. But, when an offer came in to buy the company, the first thing  he had to do was step back. “As the CEO … Continue reading

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Charlotte CEOs ‘more optimistic’ about 2015 economic growth

For years, the Charlotte Chamber’s annual economic forecast luncheon has delivered the same theme: Expect another year of slow, unimpressive growth. Some of Charlotte’s top-ranking corporate executives seemed to agree that 2015 looks better than recent years. Businesses are growing. … Continue reading

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Grand Parkway, Exxon inspire new submarket, boundary revisions

The extension of the Grand Parkway and the construction of Exxon Mobil Corp.’s new campus in north Houston have inspired Los Angeles-based CBRE Group Inc. to change the way it tracks Houston real estate activity. It has created the north … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding: The Future of Multifamily Investing?

A good article, though we think the term “crowdfunding” here is used loosely… by Linsey Isaacs, Apartment Finance Today – April 3rd, 2014 The core concepts of crowdfunding have been around for decades–sponsors are always searching for investors to raise … Continue reading

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CBRE Cap Rate Survey – 2nd half of 2013

CBRE Cap Rate Survey – 2nd half of 2013 United States | Overview The financial markets have seen a whirlwind of volatility in early 2014. In January, fears of slowing growth in the developing countries translated to sharp declines in equity … Continue reading

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Institutional Investors Flock to Single-Family Homes

A COTTAGE INDUSTRY  GOES BIG: Institutional Investors Flock to Single-Family Homes The depressed housing market has offered buyers an opportunity: attractive deals. Large investors have responded, buying houses that they intend to place on the rental market. How might their … Continue reading

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