Tag: multifamily

Top 10 Markets to Watch: Multifamily Outlook

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Since the Multifamily sector seems to remain a hot topic a month into the new year, we decided to take PwC’s “Top 10 Markets to Watch” and analyze the outlook of multifamily for each individual market. Disclaimer: While the order of…

The State of Multifamily: January 2016

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Once again, we are back at attempting to explain the complex, fluctuating, multi-factor state of the U.S. apartment rental market. Thankfully, we have another info-graphic for our visual learners out there. Stay with me. Some are concerned that, after a booming…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 9th – 15th Commercial Property Boom Forecast to End, With Canada Hit Hard: Avison Young reports that the U.S. will show little change in vacancy rates while Canada is expected to see a 12.2% increase in…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 2nd – 8th Macy’s Closing 40 Stores as Holiday Sales Go Cold: Macy’s Inc., who faced disappointing holiday season sales, launched a series of cost-effective initiative strategies this past week which includes laying off over…

The State of Multifamily: December 2015

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It’s hard to sum up the state of the U.S. rental apartment market in a few pithy sentences. That’s why I brought an infographic! But before we take a look at this infographic exploring residential rent dynamics in the U.S.…

The $2 Billion Move

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This past Tuesday, Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC, the head honcho of apartment management companies, announced their deal to sell a 32-property multi-family portfolio to Blackstone Group LP for $2 billion. The portfolio consists of 10,399 units spanning across well-located market…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel:  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail. A loser. Mensch of the Week: Arne Sorenson, Marriott International Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 24-30, 2015 Cash Is King as PE Firms Buy $20 Billion of Multifamily Property in Two Weeks: Move over REITs: huge multifamily portfolios are being acquired by America’s most active private equity firms, including Starwood…