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 a $12.7M Freddie Mac SBL Portfolio in Northern New Jersey

UNIONDALE, NY (November 25, 2019) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a leading multifamily and commercial mortgage lender, recently funded a portfolio of Freddie Mac SBL loans throughout Northern New Jersey. The five properties, totaling 93 units, received $12.7M in refinance cash-out funding through the program. The loans are 10-year hybrids, featuring 10-year fixed followed by 10-year floating-rates on a 30-year amortization schedule.

Ari Short of Arbor’s New York City office originated the loans.

“The borrower was able to take advantage of a low-interest environment and secure 10-year fixed-rate loans for multiple properties, while also pulling out equity to purchase additional assets in the market,” said Short. “We’ve seen a lot of activity in Northern New Jersey since the New York City rent laws were amended, and we’re pleased to be able to facilitate our client’s long-term plans.”

82-92 Contant Avenue (7.2M): Built in 1966, the two-story, 50-unit complex features one- and two-bedroom apartments. The community provides on-site parking and is conveniently located near shopping, New Jersey commuter rail service, and recreation.

23-27 Jackson Street ($1.9M): This 18-unit multifamily property is comprised of mostly two- and three-bedroom units. The complex features on-site parking and is located near Route 21, approximately 12 miles to New York City.

341-343 Palisade Avenue ($1.7M): Built in 1920, this multifamily walk-up is comprised of 11-units and on-site resident parking with local and express bus service nearby.

416 Walker Street ($1.1M): The three-story complex was built in 1969. The property contains on-site parking and is conveniently located near shopping.

458-460 Walker Street ($.8M): Built in 1971, the two-story complex is conveniently located to shopping and restaurants.

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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82-92 Contant Avenue – Lodi, NJ

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416 Walker Street – Fairview, NJ


Ari Short – Director, Originations