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September 12, 2019

Multifamily Trends You Missed Last Month: Interest Rates

Last month was dominated by chatter about trade wars, potential recessions, and interest rate adjustments by the Federal Reserve. Plenty of experts are making sour predictions about the future of the economy, so it was easy to overlook the substantial body analysis released in August that suggests the opposite. In fact, the numbers suggest that […]

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September 4, 2019

Berkadia In The News: September 2019

Berkadia in the News (BITN), our latest recurring feature, highlights how Berkadia’s market-leading research is being utilized by our peers and partners in the multifamily industry. This month’s BITN covers August 1 through 31. Commercial Observer Quotes Berkadia’s Mitch Sinberg on Tampa’s Rapid Job Growth Senior Managing Director Mitch Sinberg pointed toward nationally competitive job […]

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August 16, 2019

Multifamily Sector Insights: Q&A with Berkadia’s Directors of Student Housing

The student housing sector is evolving beyond its niche status. Multifamily industry professionals encounter an increasingly competitive landscape as a result. A strong local knowledge of key markets, as well as a deep understanding of enrollment trends,  serve as major assets to unlocking revenue growth in this sector. That’s why we reached out the experts […]

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July 25, 2019

First Half ’19 Investment Sales Update

RECORD BREAKING FIRST HALF The multifamily sector logged record-breaking deal activity in the first half of 2019. The $80.5 billion in executed transactions bested the previous record for deal activity set in the first half of 2016. This development is impressive given the that we are late in the current expansion cycle. Growth in deal […]

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June 28, 2019

How Automation Could Transform the Apartment Market

The advances of labor and vehicle automation technology are upon us, and as these technologies mature, they will transform our lives at work, at home, and in between. If the public and private sectors properly prepare for these changes, automation will benefit the U.S. economy. Similarly, these benefits are also expected to extend to the […]

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May 17, 2019

Spurring Multifamily in America’s Fastest-Growing Metros

Typically centers of economic development, it’s not uncommon for the largest cities in the country to also experience the fastest population growth, driven largely by in-migration. This was not the case in 2018, however, according to the latest population data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. A flood of multifamily development is underway in fast-growing […]

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Rent and occupancy performance reflect stable markets for multifamily.
May 3, 2019

Berkadia’s 2019 NMHC Research Forum Roundup

The National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) Research Forum brings together the industry’s top research analysts, data scientists, and industry executives each year to review the most pertinent challenges facing the industry. The event also allows for research and data experts from across the country to build their networks and share solutions with colleagues. Last month, […]

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April 12, 2019

Insight from Abu Dhabi: Lessons from the 2019 Special Olympics World Games

For the past 12 years, Berkadia Real Estate Analyst Hassan Dixon has made a point to give back to the communities that he has grown up, worked, and lived in, from hosting leadership programs at local elementary schools to visiting the elderly, and he currently serves as the Quality of Life chair for a local […]

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