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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…


Throughout history, rental housing has typically stayed stable amidst economic pressures due to cyclical forces present in the market, Arbor Realty Trust’s CEO and Chairman Ivan Kaufman and Chandan Economics’ Founder Sam Chandan write in Arbor’s Special Report | Summer 2022. 

Key Findings:

  • The Federal Reserve continues to engage in aggressive monetary tightening.
  • The rental housing sector is well-positioned to withstand growing economic headwinds because the cyclical forces that lower homeownership rates also historically have increased rental housing demand.
  • Superstar cities must undertake strategies to address affordability and livability concerns to compete in a remote-work economy.

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