Tag: population

Top 10 U.S. Multifamily Markets by Vacancy Rate

There are a number of ways to determine the nation’s “top” multifamily markets. It all depends on one’s specialty or investment strategy. Even so, this ranking, based on late-2012 vacancy data from ReisReports, is a good place to start. Here…

(Cautiously) Optimistic about the Future

Recently, the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) held its annual gathering in Chicago, where Leanne Lachman (of Lachman Associates and Columbia Business School) presented some important facts about worldwide population trends. As reported inĀ IREI‘s monthly newsletter, the future of commercial…

Inability to Sell Creates Migration Hell

Its officially summer now, and birds have migrated back north. Humans? They haven’t been migrating anywhere. No, not even those elderly humans with an affinity for (early) birds. What once seemed like a rite of passage with retirement has stagnated…