One Question with: Douglas M. Bibby

Posted on Feb 22, 2021 in HomePage, News & Events
One Question with: Douglas M. Bibby

We are nearly a year into the pandemic and resulting economic downturn. It has obviously presented unprecedented challenges for both the multifamily industry and America’s renters.  How has the industry met those challenges? “Some segments of our industry are dealing with some serious hurdles today, and the outlook remains cloudy, at least in the near […]

Is the Next Supply Imbalance on the Way?

Posted on Feb 22, 2021 in HomePage, News & Events
Is the Next Supply Imbalance on the Way?

Coming into 2021, multifamily supply was running at cycle highs. The pandemic, however, pushed back the timetable for deliveries and reduced the number of starts – which could potentially produce a supply shortage in a few years. One key to the multifamily sector’s performance over the last decade was the shutdown of new supply in […]

More and More People are Renting

Posted on Feb 22, 2021 in HomePage, News & Events
More and More People are Renting

The Global Financial Crisis created a nation with many more renters. In the years after the Great Recession, many Americans chose to rent. In 2010, 99.4 million people were renters, according to RENTCafé. By 2019, that number passed 100 million to hit 108.5 million. During that time, the number of renters increased 9.1%, while the […]

Freddie Mac Multifamily 2021 Outlook

Posted on Feb 22, 2021 in HomePage, News & Events
Freddie Mac Multifamily 2021 Outlook

 Freddie Mac in its Multifamily 2021 Outlook reports that after a difficult 2020 that impacted the macroeconomy and the housing market, multifamily market conditions are expected to improve this year.  With vaccines now going into the arms of Americans and with stimulus now signed into law at the end of 2020 and with more expected […]

Apartments Continue to Enjoy Strong Pricing

Posted on Feb 22, 2021 in HomePage, News & Events
Apartments Continue to Enjoy Strong Pricing

While several commercial property sectors have struggled throughout the pandemic, apartments have remained strong. Case in point: In February, almost a year after the pandemic locked down the economy, nearly 80% of renters were still making full or partial rent payments, according to The National Multifamily Housing Council. That was only a 1.9-percentage point decline […]

Crittenden Multifamily Report – January 11, 2021: Vol. 30 No. 1

Posted on Feb 18, 2021 in News & Events
Crittenden Multifamily Report – January 11, 2021: Vol. 30 No. 1

In Vol. 30 No. 1 of the Crittenden Multifamily Report, Andre Soroudi, Director of Acquisitions/Development of CGI Plus gives his general predictions for the multifamily market in 2021 and the biggest changes to the market due to COVID-19. Regarding predictions for the multifamily market in 2021 Soroudi says, “I believe 2021 will see two trends: […]

Vogue – January 26, 2021: Hailee Steinfeld: In The Bag

Posted on Feb 5, 2021 in News & Events
Vogue – January 26, 2021: Hailee Steinfeld: In The Bag

British Vogue’s In the Bag series filmed their most recent interview with Hailee Steinfeld at the luxurious Villa Carlotta. You can watch the full video here

Multifamily Withstands the Pandemic

Posted on Jan 26, 2021 in HomePage, News & Events
Multifamily Withstands the Pandemic

While the pandemic has slammed many commercial real estate sectors, multifamily has continued to perform, despite questions about eviction moratoriums and rent collections. As of December 20, The National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)’s Rent Payment Tracker, which surveyed 11.5 million units of professionally managed apartment units across the country, found that 89.8% of apartment households […]

No Shortage of Multifamily Capital

Posted on Jan 26, 2021 in HomePage, News & Events
No Shortage of Multifamily Capital

Paul Fiorilla, Director of Research Yardi Matrix Multifamily transaction activity declined sharply in 2020 amid Covid-19, but investor demand remains strong and a sharp rebound in deal flow is expected in 2021, according to a recent paper by Yardi Matrix. Just over $80 billion of multifamily property sales were completed in the U.S. in 2020, […]

One Question with: Shlomi Ronen

Posted on Jan 26, 2021 in HomePage, News & Events
One Question with: Shlomi Ronen

One Question with: Shlomi Ronen What is your outlook for multifamily financing in 2021? The outlook for multifamily financing in 2021 is strong. In 2020, the sector held up very well relative to other commercial sectors. As a result, lenders, from banks to life companies, are allocating more capital to deploy in multifamily as they […]