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.


Arbor Funds $11.2M in Fannie Mae Small Loans in KS, FL and UT

UNIONDALE, NY (June 17, 2020) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a leading multifamily and commercial mortgage lender, recently financed seven Fannie Mae Small Loans in KS, FL and UT. The properties, comprised of 240 units, received $11.2M in funding through the Fannie Mae Small Loan program.

Austin Walker of Arbor’s New York City office originated the loans.

“These transactions highlight the value of our long and trusted partnership with Fannie Mae,” Walker said. “Together, we take pride in providing our clients with customized financial solutions that align with their short- and long-term needs.”

Tower Apartments in Wichita, KS, received $1.8M in refinancing. Built in 1981, the multifamily garden-style property was renovated in 2018. The complex is pet-friendly and features 70 one-bedroom units. Retail shopping is nearby.

Carter Apartments in Wichita, KS, received $1.8M in refinancing. The pet-friendly property was built in 1973 and features studio and one-bedroom floor plans, a playground and basketball court. The complex is a short distance from Friends University, local parks and shopping.

Bradford Apartments in Wichita, KS, received $894,000 in refinancing. Built in 1988, the 18-unit property is conveniently located near parks and shopping. McConnell Airforce Base is less than four miles away.

Lakewood Apartments in Lakeland, FL, received $1.1M in acquisition funding. The 24-unit complex includes one- and two-bedroom floorplans. It is a short driving distance from Hollis Gardens.

Patio Homes in Lakeland, FL, received $3.1M in acquisition funding. Built in 1982, the property features studio, one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom units. Retail shopping is nearby.

124 Live Oak in Daytona Beach, FL, received $974,000 in refinancing. The 19-unit garden-style property is in the heart of Daytona Beach. It is in close proximity to retail shopping and the Museum of Arts and Sciences.

Sandbox Apartments in Salt Lake City, UT, received $1.6M in refinancing. The 22-unit complex was built in 1960 and is conveniently located with Salt Lake Central Station, parks and shopping nearby.

About Us
Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) is a nationwide real estate investment trust and direct lender, providing loan origination and servicing for multifamily, single-family rental (SFR) portfolios, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets. Headquartered in Uniondale, New York, Arbor manages a multibillion-dollar servicing portfolio, specializing in government-sponsored enterprise products. Arbor is a Fannie Mae DUS® lender and Freddie Mac Optigo Seller/Servicer. Arbor’s product platform also includes CMBS, bridge, mezzanine and preferred equity loans. Rated by Standard and Poor’s and Fitch Ratings, Arbor is committed to building on its reputation for service, quality and customized solutions with an unparalleled dedication to providing our clients excellence over the entire life of a loan.

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Bradford Apartments – Wichita, KS

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Carter Apartments – Wichita, KS

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Towers Apartments – Wichita, KS

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Sandbox Apartments – Salt Lake City, UT

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124 Live Oak – Daytona Beach, FL


Austin Walker – Originations