Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of September 14, 2020

In this week’s roundup, Arbor Realty Trust’s Chatter blog provides exclusive, original research analyzing Apple Maps data. Our study with Chandan Economics looks at personal mobility in different cities to evaluate economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. A separate article in the Chatter blog reviews the impacts of U.S. presidential elections on the market and [...]

By |2020-09-23T22:42:37+00:00September 18th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of September 7, 2020

In this week’s selections of news, industry research provides economic data that underscores the resilience of multifamily investments, even in the current, challenging COVID-19 economy. We begin with a video, in which Sam Chandan, the founder of Chandan Economics and dean of New York University’s SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate, briefly reviews multifamily metrics [...]

By |2020-09-15T22:19:18+00:00September 11th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of August 31, 2020

This week’s selection of news covers the current economic realities of real estate investments as well as updated research on the fundamentals which continue to support multifamily as a strong asset class. We start off with an Intercontinental Exchange podcast, where I was interviewed on both the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

By |2020-09-15T22:29:10+00:00September 4th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of August 24, 2020

This week’s news covers how multifamily continues to demonstrate value as a solid investment, heading into autumn. On Bloomberg’s Odd Lots podcast, I engage in a deep-dive conversation with co-hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway about the state of multifamily and its future, in light of COVID-19. Next, Adam Kaufman, the co-founder and COO of [...]

By |2020-09-08T12:17:27+00:00August 28th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of August 17, 2020

This week’s selection of industry news offers metrics on how multifamily is performing, and tips for planning taxes and attracting tenants. In the first article, National Real Estate Investor provides information on tax savings that could mean added liquidity for investors. Next, an Arbor infographic illustrates second quarter small multifamily benchmarks. RealPage presents rent collection [...]

By |2020-08-30T05:30:35+00:00August 21st, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of August 10, 2020

This week we review industry news offering investment insights, accounting for coronavirus-related shifts in consumer preferences and behavior. First, Arbor Realty Trust and Chandan Economics’ most recent quarterly report on small multifamily investment trends analyzes the current state of the market. It reviews key metrics that indicate an optimistic future outlook. The Arbor and Chandan [...]

By |2020-08-21T16:06:45+00:00August 14th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of August 3, 2020

This week’s selection of industry news tracks multifamily performance and looks at how COVID-19 is affecting both the management and design of properties. In the first article, Moody Analytics’ REIS reports that multifamily performed better in the second quarter than expected, but government support will be needed to maintain this stability. The summary also looks [...]

By |2020-08-12T23:21:20+00:00August 7th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of July 27, 2020

This week’s selection of news provides an assessment of the multifamily market. It includes information about the strength of the asset class as well as updates on the ongoing coronavirus-related challenges. The first article from Arbor’s Chatter blog, reports on the heightened activity in refinancings and how would-be buyers are remaining renters, supporting the multifamily [...]

By |2020-08-05T19:12:39+00:00July 31st, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of July 20, 2020

This week’s review of industry news provides both strategies and data points supporting the resiliency of the multifamily and SFR markets during COVID-19. In the first article, Trepp discusses how tenants continue to prioritize their rent liabilities. RealPage reports a rebounding of new lease signings in June for most major markets. Enterprise Community notes National [...]

By |2020-07-31T02:40:51+00:00July 24th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of July 13, 2020

This week’s news selections highlight the multiple ways in which COVID-19 is affecting the multifamily and SFR sectors. An Arbor Chatter blog article covers an IMN panel on financing SFR build-to-rent and finds although deal flow is slower, interest in the product is thriving. Fannie Mae projects slightly improved economic growth expectations for 2020, subject [...]

By |2020-07-22T15:52:59+00:00July 17th, 2020|blog|