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How Big is Small Cap Multifamily?

A closer look at the multifamily housing inventory in the United States and the size of the small cap investment opportunity.

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Multifamily Forecast: Investors Moving to Secondary Markets

The apartment sector has remained the darling of the commercial real estate for the past six years. This doesn’t appear to be changing anytime soon, as 2016 is expected to set a new record for multifamily mortgage origination volume. While multifamily’s position as top dog remains uncontested, savvy investors are altering their strategy for sourcing Read the full article…


Thumbnail: Q3 2019 Small Multifamily Investment Trends Report

Small Multifamily Prices Grow as Investors Respond to Lower Costs of Capital

Small multifamily lending volume jumped to $57.8 billion on an annualized basis, the highest level of activity in Chandan Economics’ post-crisis model estimates.

At the same time, small multifamily prices grew 6.6% year over year, driving cap rates down to 5.8%. The small multifamily sector is benefiting from persistent demand growth. As long as risk-taking remains at an appropriate threshold, small multifamily is poised to maintain healthy performance.

Download the full report, “Q3 2019 Small Multifamily Investment Trends Report,” for key insights on the sector, including:

  • Lending Volume
  • Cap Rates & Spreads
  • Interest Rates
  • Leverage & Debt Yields