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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…


Archie R. Dykes

Headshot of Archie Dukes, Director

Dr. Dykes is the former Chairman and Lead Director of PepsiAmericas, Inc. He was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Fleming Companies until September 2004. He assumed those roles at Fleming in March 2003 following his service to the company as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board. He also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Security Benefit Group of Companies from 1980 through 1987 and was the Chancellor of the University of Kansas from 1973 to 1980. Prior to that, he served as Chancellor of the University of Tennessee.

Dr. Dykes also serves as a Director of Midas, Inc. and Raytech Corporation. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Kansas University Endowment Association, the William Allen White Foundation and YouthFriends, Inc. Dr. Dykes formerly served as Vice Chairman of the Commission on the Operation of the United States Senate and as a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of American Universities.

He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from East Tennessee University and his Doctorate from the University of Tennessee.


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