Aging Baby Boomers Reshape the Housing Market

While the 2008 financial crisis prompted a cyclical shift in U.S. housing — impacting everything from home prices to who can qualify for a mortgage — an equally impactful demographic change was just taking shape. The unprecedented wave of Baby Boomers that began retiring would disrupt the balance of the housing market.


Secondary and Tertiary Markets Gain Ground on Primary Cities

As secondary and tertiary markets continue to gain parity with larger primary cities around the nation, they offer investors a significant potential for return on investment, even as the U.S. and global economic landscapes face notable headwinds.


Small Multifamily Investment Snapshot — Q4 2022

The small multifamily sub-sector ended 2022 on a high note with originations falling just behind 2021’s peak. As economic storm clouds continue circling, small multifamily appears fortified from any reverberations that may result.

Press Releases

Arbor Realty Trust Reacts to Ningi Research Report

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 14, 2023  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE: ABR), announced today that the Company is in receipt of the purported “research” report that was published earlier today by Ningi Research, a short seller of Arbor stock. The report lacks merit and contains numerous inaccuracies, misstatements, and otherwise misleading allegations. This false Read the full article…


Arbor’s Leah Fisher Joins Global Sustainability Panel at InnovateESG

Arbor Senior Vice President, Special Projects, Governance and Risk, Leah Fisher recently spoke on a thought-provoking panel discussion at InnovateESG 2023, a conference focused on environmental, social, and governance missions, hosted by NYU Stern’s Chen Institute for Global Real Estate Finance.


Single-Family Rental Investment Snapshot — Q4 2022

SFR will maintain exposure to the cyclical disruption brought on by the housing market’s softness and rising interest rates, even though its structural growth outlook remains positive and unchanged.


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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