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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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March 28, 2019

Three Trends That Will Impact the Las Vegas Market in 2019

2018 was a strong year for our Las Vegas team and the greater Las Vegas market—Greater Las Vegas apartment operators advanced effective rent on average 6.5 percent, to lead all major metros for growth in 2018, and expansion across the Las Vegas metropolitan area bodes well for the future of the apartment market. Employment is […]

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March 15, 2019

These 5 Metros Will Enjoy Resilient Rent Growth in 2019

Despite a cautious optimism permeating the commercial real estate industry, rent growth across the country is expected to slow through 2019. Not all markets are succumbing to this trend, however. Several late-recovery and secondary markets that have found their footing and these metro’s present ideal opportunities for new multifamily projects. As we’ve noted in previous […]

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February 19, 2019

5 Diverse Economies That Supported Sustainable Growth

Comparing job sector growth and development trends across the two most recent boom cycles (2001-2006 and 2012-2017) sheds light on why some markets were successful in turning economic weaknesses into strengths. Many of these markets now enjoy positive, resilient fundamentals for multifamily. With members of the industry feeling cautious about the economy, now is the right […]

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January 18, 2019

Where $1,400 in Rent Will Take You in 2019

With housing affordability reaching its lowest point in over a decade, Americans have grown increasingly concerned about where they can expect to rent an apartment. Wage and job growth are continuing, but the glut of affordable housing across the country will have a real impact on renters for the foreseeable future. With this in mind, […]

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January 4, 2019

6 Major Developments to Keep an Eye On in 2019

The new year is already underway, and several economic trends have begun to shape how investor and advisors alike are gauging their commercial real estate opportunities in 2019. A few narratives stand out as the key make-or-break issues influencing the CRE industry over the next 12 months, and this quick overview provides a succinct breakdown […]

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September 7, 2018

A Retrospective Look At A Historic Cycle In Commercial Real Estate

In the period just prior to 2008, the commercial real estate sector was riding a wave of unbridled optimism. That positivity was fueled by unprecedented price growth and confidence that values were only headed in one direction: upward. Enter the Great Recession, following the collapse of Lehman Brothers in the fall of 2008. Suddenly the […]

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