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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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William Foster

Executive Vice President, Tax and Strategic Planning

William Foster is responsible for all of Arbor’s corporate income tax matters, including tax structuring of transactions; management of effective tax rates; general tax planning; assistance with M&A structuring; and oversight for income tax compliance. This entails advising the Chairman and other executives within the Arbor family of legal entities on complex tax structures and strategic planning initiatives to enhance shareholder value.

Mr. Foster comes to Arbor with vast expertise in taxation and building shareholder value. Prior to joining Arbor, he was the Founder and Managing Partner of Foster & Foley LLP, a tax consulting practice advising high-net-worth individuals and multinational companies on diverse consulting strategies to minimize tax liabilities and increase shareholder value. Mr. Foster began his career at Ernst & Young LLP, a global professional services firm.

Mr. Foster received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Adelphi University and has been a practicing CPA for more than three decades. He is also an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPAs).

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