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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…


Melvin F. Lazar


Mr. Lazar has served as one of our directors since his original appointment in November 2003. Mr. Lazar is the founder of Lazar Levine & Felix, LLP (now known as Parente Randolph, LLP), a certified public accounting firm, and was its managing partner from 1969 until September 2002. Mr. Lazar specializes in business valuations and merger and acquisition activities. Mr. Lazar serves on the board of directors of Enzo Biochem, Inc., a publicly-held biotechnology company, and Active Media Services, Inc., a privately-held corporate barter company.

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