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How Multifamily Property Renovations Add Value and Marketability

The ideal time to renovate is when the rental market is strong. With high occupancy rates, borrowers are more likely to quickly realize returns on their multifamily property renovations through higher rents. However, renovating during a market downturn, when rents are often cheaper, inventory is higher, and materials are more affordable, is also a sound strategy.

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Single-Family Rental Investment Trends Report Q2 2024

Quarter after quarter, the single-family rental (SFR) sector reaches new heights. From new construction to cap rates, Arbor’s Single-Family Rental Investment Trends Report Q2 2024, developed in partnership with Chandan Economics, details how the sector’s healthy fundamentals create profound optimism in its long-term prospects.

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Arbor Sponsors Smile Farms Golf Outing Supporting Local Employment Opportunities

Arbor, which takes pride in helping employees reach their full potential, was honored to sponsor and participate in Smile Farms’ 10th Anniversary Golf Outing on May 20 at the Plandome Country Club on Long Island, NY, benefiting the Long Island-based organization dedicated to advancing opportunities for people with disabilities.

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New York State’s 2025 Budget Advances Affordable Housing Goals

In April, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced a landmark budget agreement heralded as a giant step for affordable housing. New York’s FY 2025 Enacted Budget includes several key policy changes that could create thousands of affordable housing units across the state.

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SFR East 2024: How Economics and Demographics Shape the Rental Market

IMN’s Single Family Rental Forum (East), the cornerstone gathering of the SFR industry, concluded on May 22, 2024, in Miami, FL. Over three days, 1,800 attendees listened to more than 280 speakers discuss all angles of the SFR industry. On the first day of the conference, Arbor’s Tres Seippel, Director, Construction Management, participated in a wide-ranging panel discussion examining economic and demographic forces influencing SFR and build-to-rent (BTR), which also featured Rick Dalton, President of the Dalton Group, Domonic Purviance of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Wade McGuinn, CEO of McGuinn Hybrid Homes, and Heather Williams, VP at Willow Bridge Property Company.

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Affordable Housing Market Snapshot — May 2024

As housing costs spiral, rental affordability has become a more urgent issue, burdening a greater number of Americans. With more funding on the way, policymakers and private market advocates are pressing ahead with plans to add units to an increasingly tight housing market.

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19 years at Arbor

Growing Financial Partnerships

Mr. York joined Arbor in 2005 and quickly became Arbor’s Top Producer year after year. He serves a client base that includes some of the largest multifamily owners, investors, and brokerage firms in the nation. In 2015, he was named one of Commercial Observer’s “Top 25 Debt Brokers and Lenders Under 35.” Since 2020, Mr. York has cemented himself as Arbor’s Top Producer and has closed over $11 Billion in transactions over the past four years alone. Stephen specializes in bespoke debt and equity financing solutions, with a primary focus on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, Bridge, CMBS, and other special-situation financing products.

Mr. York joined Arbor in 2005 and quickly became Arbor’s Top Producer year after year. He serves a client base that includes some of the largest multifamily owners, investors, and brokerage firms in the nation. In 2015, he was named one of Commercial Observer’s “Top 25 Debt Brokers and Lenders Under 35.” Since 2020, Mr. York has cemented himself as Arbor’s Top Producer and has closed over $11 Billion in transactions over the past four years alone. Stephen specializes in bespoke debt and equity financing solutions, with a primary focus on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, Bridge, CMBS, and other special-situation financing products.

834 Pacific

Brooklyn, NY | FNMA | $33M

Bluebonnet Preserve

Pfugerville, TX | FNMA | $38M

Uptown 22

West Palm Beach, FL | Freddie Mac | $33M

Ridge at 4100

Kissimmee, FL | Freddie Mac | $46M

Atwater at Chase

Tampa, FL | Freddie Mac | $61M

Brooklyn Portfolio

Brooklyn, NY | Arbor Private Investment Preferred Equity Bridge | $53M

Lincoln Village

San Antonio, TX | Bridge | $61M

JBG Maryland Portfolio

Suitland, MD | Bridge | $152M

The Residences at Medical

San Antonio, TX | Bridge | $27M

The Preserve at Woodfield

Rolling Meadows, IL | Bridge | $102M

Hunters Ridge

Farmington Hills, MI | Bridge | $104M

Acclaim at Carriage Hill

Richmond, VA | Bridge | $119M

1915 Beverly Rd

Brooklyn, NY | Freddie Mac SBL | $5M

Brookside Condos

New Britain, CT | Fannie Mae Small Loan | $7M