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 $14.6M FHA Loan in Newport News, VA

UNIONDALE, NY (October 2, 2018) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a real estate investment trust and national direct lender specializing in loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare, and other diverse commercial real estate assets, recently funded an FHA 221(d)(4) loan in Newport News, VA.

The Soundview property, located at 827 41st Street, received $14.6M through the FHA 221 (d)(4) loan program for substantial rehabilitation costs. The complex, built in 1969, is comprised of 42 individual buildings totaling 250 units. The deal comes with a 40-year fixed term.

Alexander Kaushanksy of Arbor’s New York office originated the loan. “By Arbor guaranteeing FHA-insured, long-term, fixed-rate financing, the borrower will be able to fund a significant rehabilitation of the property, which will include a number of modern amenities for indoor and outdoor use,” said Kaushansky. “These enhancements not only impact the value of the property, but they impact the quality of life of the residents.”

The rehabilitation will include a two-level amenity building that features a community clubroom; cyber cafe bar; fitness facility; and a business and conference center. It will also offer a resort style swimming pool with surrounding sundeck, outdoor grill area, detached garages and open-surface parking spaces.

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, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets. Headquartered in Uniondale, New York, Arbor manages a multibillion-dollar servicing portfolio, specializing in Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and other government-sponsored enterprises, as well as CMBS, bridge, mezzanine and preferred equity lending. Rated by Standard and Poor’s and Fitch Ratings, Arbor is committed to building on its reputation for service, quality and flexibility, and dedicated to providing our clients excellence over the entire life of a loan.

Soundview Complex 1 – Newport News, VA Soundview Complex 2 – Newport News, VA

Soundview Complex – Newport News, VA

Alexander Kaushansky – Vice President, Originations

Alexander Kaushansky – Vice President, Originations