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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…

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Lending Volumes Rise Amid Firming 2020 Outlook

Year-end 2019 estimates of new multifamily lending volume on loans with original balances between $1 million and $7.5 million jumped to $59.2 billion, the highest level of activity in Chandan Economics’ post-crisis tracking.
 

A lack of affordable housing supply, attractive borrowing rates and the pace at which rates have fallen have all propelled small multifamily lending volumes higher.
 

Download the full report for key insights on the sector, including:

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