Category Archives: Market trends

Small Apartment Assets Benefit from Outsized Millennial Representation in Regional Markets

As primary markets get increasingly expensive for housing, young adults at the beginning of their careers are moving into regional hubs. This movement is providing new growth opportunities for small asset investments. Millennial Demand is Divided Across Metro Segments While … Continue reading

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New Research Confirms Apartments Outperform Across Time, Geography and Market Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Apartments outperform other commercial real estate property types, on both a risk-adjusted and unadjusted basis, regardless of holding period, geographic region, metro size, and growth rate according to new research from the National Multifamily Housing Council Research Foundation. In … Continue reading

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Smaller Metro Apartment Markets Often Outperform Larger Neighbors

The list of top-performing metro apartment markets for November 2017 includes sprawling metropolises such as Houston, Phoenix, Denver and Los Angeles. But primary markets such as New York, Dallas or Seattle are nowhere to be found. Instead, smaller markets adjacent … Continue reading

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Q2 2017 Apartment Cap Rate Trends

Although the Fed raised its overnight borrowing rate by 25 basis points in December, March and then in June – apartment cap rates have barely registered a change. In fact, the mean apartment cap rate fell 30 basis points in … Continue reading

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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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Market Pulse for March 2017

Market Pulse section compiled by IvyLee Rosario. To comment, email ivylee.rosario@cpe-mhn.com. Multifamily Starts: According to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, starts of buildings with five or more units continued to show wide … Continue reading

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NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY Commentary Multifamily Demand Will Still Outweigh Supply In 2017

NEW YORK CITY—For the past several years, Capital One has surveyed multifamily industry participants at the RealShare Apartments conference to assess market sentiment for the coming year. Starting last year, the firm began using the survey as a platform for … Continue reading

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