Commercial Bridge Loans: Fast, Flexible Financing for Multifamily Investors

With constantly changing market conditions, investors sometimes need access to capital with flexible terms to improve or secure an asset. Commercial bridge loans are a popular financing tool that provides borrowers with short-term capital for renovations and purchases. They are often the perfect first step in the door to the beginning of a long-term financial partnership.

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Single-Family Rental Investment Trends Report Q1 2024

On the heels of a strong 2023, the single-family rental (SFR) sector is positioned to expand even more in 2024. Build-to-rent (BTR) starts ticked up in the third quarter to reach 7.8%, another record high. With occupancy rates stable and lease renewal rent growth above historical averages, SFR has healthy fundamentals that will continue to support growth amid headwinds, Arbor’s Single-Family Rental Investment Trends Report Q1 2024, developed in partnership with Chandan Economics, shows.


U.S. Multifamily Market Snapshot — Q4 2023

The U.S. multifamily market continued to show signs of slowing at the end of 2023, although demand remained robust, with high home prices leading younger generations of higher-income households to choose renting over homeownership.


Arbor Recognized as Top Lender by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA in 2023

Arbor’s platform of diverse multifamily financing solutions and our strong industry relationships drive us to the top of the multifamily lender rankings year after year. Through decades-long partnerships with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA, our best-in-class team delivered results for our borrowers in 2023, propelling Arbor to the top of the partner rankings.

Current Reports

Small Multifamily Investment Trends Report Q1 2024

Small multifamily starts the year from a position of strength with normalizing expense ratios and healthy occupancy rates. After demonstrating resiliency amid headwinds, this subsector is ready to capitalize on any positive momentum in the financial markets. Arbor’s Small Multifamily Investment Trends Report Q1 2024, developed in partnership with Chandan Economics, examines and explains the key developments every investor needs to know.

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Chris Moser

Director, Acquisitions and Originations
Chris Moser

Chris Moser originates all of Arbor’s loan products, including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, SFR Construction and Permanent Portfolio Loans, CMBS, Private Label, Bridge, Mezzanine and Preferred Equity. He also supervises the origination and management of equity investments made by affiliates of Arbor in the BTR and SFR space.

Mr. Moser joined the Arbor family of companies in 2019 as Director of Acquisitions for ArborCrowd, an equity investment platform that provides syndicated investments to accredited high-net-worth investors. In January 2023, he became Director, Acquisitions and Originations at Arbor, expanding his role to focus on Origination.

He has more than 16 years of real estate industry experience, previously holding positions at Hunt Investment Management and Hunt Mortgage Group, where he focused on investing across the capital stack in various property types with a focus on multifamily. In that role, he underwrote, structured, and closed subordinated debt positions in ground-up multifamily developments and equity investments in ground-up development, value-add and core-plus investments across the U.S. Previously, he spent four years at Ernst & Young in their transaction real estate group providing advisory and valuation services to property owners.

Mr. Moser earned a Bachelor of Finance and Master of Accounting and Information Systems Analysis at Lehigh University’s College of Business, receiving High Honors.

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