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 $21.4M Fannie Mae DUS® Green Rewards Loans in FL and TX

UNIONDALE, NY (November 26, 2019) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a leading multifamily and commercial mortgage lender, recently funded Fannie Mae DUS® Green Rewards loans in Jacksonville, FL and Killeen, TX. The properties received 21.4M in financing through the program and have 10-year fixed rates with two years of interest only payments.

Geoffrey Platt of Arbor’s New York City office originated the loans.

“Through these loans, our clients were able to take advantage of the low interest rate environment made available through Fannie Mae’s green financing,” Platt said. “Arbor takes pride in partnering with our borrowers so they can achieve their current and future goals.”

Midtown Oaks is located in Jacksonville, FL. Built in 1974, the 176-unit property features newly renovated kitchens, hardwood floors, walk-in closets and air conditioning. This luxurious, gated community has a fitness center, spa, pool and playground for residents to enjoy. It is conveniently located near shopping and recreation.

The Country Place Apartments, located in Killeen, TX, were built in 1996. The two-story, 137-unit property features air conditioning and walk-in closets. It also offers a 24-hour fitness center, swimming pool, basketball court, pet park, and playground. The gated community is just minutes from dining, retail and entertainment, as well as Fort Hood.

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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Midtown Oaks – Jacksonville, FL

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Country Place Apartments – Killeen, TX


Geoffrey Platt – Vice President