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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…


Our annual report on the top markets for large multifamily investment features data and research from Chandan Economics. Analyzing eight key categories, the report offers the Arbor-Chandan Large Multifamily Opportunity Matrix, ranking the top 50 U.S. metros based on their performance metrics. The top-ranking markets scored high in factors like labor market performance, renter demographics, population growth and COVID-19 response. 

Key Findings:

  • Las Vegas topped the Opportunity Matrix rankings, largely due to its work from home (WFH) resiliency and recovering tourism industry.
  • Four metros in Florida jumped significantly in the rankings, reflecting the state’s continued strong labor market performance despite the pandemic.
  • The Sun Belt region generally ranked well across the Matrix factors, despite experiencing higher COVID-19 case counts per capita.

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