As the most car-dependent nation in the world, it’s no surprise that parking is one of the most sought-after amenities at multifamily properties. However, with the introduction of autonomous cars, transit-oriented development and the rise of ride-sharing companies, it seems inevitable that parking will take somewhat of a back seat.
While Q3 2017 small balance multifamily lending activity decreased 3.1 percent from Q2 2017, we’re still on pace for a new annual benchmark in the space.
As Millennials age, their preference for rental accommodations continues to diversify across apartment types, with small apartment buildings now positioned to cater more to the youngest renters in this cohort.
With winter right around the corner, it’s essential for multifamily owners and property managers to start winterizing.
Here’s a quick look at the small balance multifamily finance and investment benchmarks for Q3 2017.
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While Internet access makes steady inroads in small apartment buildings, renter preference for faster connectivity is shifting access to newer technologies.
The commute choice of apartment renters appears to be at a tipping point — more recent suburban renters are ditching their cars for rides on the train or bus.