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 $9M Fannie Mae DUS® Small Loans Across UT

UNIONDALE, NY (November 3, 2020) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a leading multifamily and commercial mortgage lender, recently funded four Fannie Mae DUS® Small Loans in Utah. The properties, totaling 120 units, received $9M in refinancing.

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

Sandbox Apartments in Salt Lake City, UT, received $1.6M with a 10-year term in the second quarter of 2020. The 22-unit complex was built in 1960 and is conveniently located with Salt Lake Central Station, parks and shopping nearby.

Three additional properties received refinancing in the third quarter of 2020:

Twin Terrace & Scotsman Village in Logan, UT, received $5M with a 12-year term. The pet-friendly complexes are comprised of 66 units in total. Utah State University is less than a mile away.

Meadow Park in Tremonton, UT, received $1.3M with a 10-year term. The multifamily property is made up of 16 residential units, and is adjacent to a park with pavilion, playground, baseball field and tennis courts.

Logan Canyon in Logan, UT, received $1.1M with a 10-year term. Built in 1965 and renovated in 2019, the garden-style, low rise includes 16 units. Retail shopping and dining are 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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Twin Terrace – Logan, UT

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Logan Canyon – Logan, UT

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Sandbox Apartments – Salt Lake City, UT


Austin Walker – Originations