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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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Vacancy Rates Are Already Rising

I’m sure you’ve heard it before: This time is different. No, really, this time is different—at least in the apartment market. And by different, I mean there’s a seemingly infinite and insatiable pool of demand for rental units, because Generation … Continue reading

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Oil Price Dip, Global Slowdown Create Crosscurrents For U.S.

Oil pumpjacks are seen in McKenzie County in western North Dakota. Cuts in production and energy company payrolls will cost the U.S. economy up to $150 billion, economist David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors projects. Matthew Brown/AP Continued job growth has … Continue reading

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Dallas-Fort Worth economy reaches $440.1 billion (outranking 17 of the World’s economies!)

by Caty Hirst, the Star Telegram – June 20, 2014 DALLAS — With orange construction cones marking expansions on most major thoroughfares and new houses popping up like daisies, it’s no secret that Dallas-Fort Worth is one of the fastest growing … Continue reading

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Construction Leads Texas in Job Creation

July 2013 COLLEGE STATION (Real Estate Center) – The Texas economy gained 290,500 nonagricultural jobs from June 2012 to June 2013, an annual growth rate of 2.7 percent compared with 1.7 percent for the United States. The state’s nongovernment sector … Continue reading

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Milken Report 2012: Longview moves up the ranks to #6 in the USA’s Best Performing Cities (from #9 in 2011)

Jan 17, 2013 To the side here is an excerpt from the Milken Report of “2012 Best Performing Cities.” We pasted here the data for Longview, Texas, as it is a market in which we are currently active. Out of … Continue reading

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