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How Big is Small Cap Multifamily?

A closer look at the multifamily housing inventory in the United States and the size of the small cap investment opportunity.

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Multifamily Forecast: Investors Moving to Secondary Markets

The apartment sector has remained the darling of the commercial real estate for the past six years. This doesn’t appear to be changing anytime soon, as 2016 is expected to set a new record for multifamily mortgage origination volume. While multifamily’s position as top dog remains uncontested, savvy investors are altering their strategy for sourcing Read the full article…

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Small Balance Lending on Pace to Surpass 2015 Record

Produced in conjunction with Chandan Economics and tailored specifically for the small multifamily investor, ALEX Chatter’s Summer 2016 Small Balance Multifamily Investment Trends Report examines current movement in:

  • Origination Volume
  • Cap Rates
  • Debt Yields
  • LTVs

Findings suggest that cap rates are starting to plateau and are poised to rise over the course of 2016. In addition, the Q1 2016 tally of small balance loans reflects an 8.4 percent increase from 2015’s volume on an annualized basis.