The scorching pace of rent growth will slow, but solid fundamentals mean the outlook for multifamily investment remains bullish even amid some concerns about availability of capital, according our latest exclusive WMRE Multifamily Research Report.
Our third quarter virtual forum examined trends in multifamily, grocery-anchored retail and BTRs amid broader discussions about how CRE is dealing with rising interest rates and persistent inflation.
“The transition to remote work because of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a key driver of the recent surge in housing prices,” economists Augustus Kmetz and John Mondragon, of the San Francisco Fed, and Johannes Wieland of the University of...
The chief destroyer of rent-stabilized units since 2000 has been something called high-rent decontrol, which shifted an average of 7,244 units a year from regulated to unregulated.
Whopping rental rate spikes caught the eyes of many apartment investors and even with the pace of growth likely to slow, overall fundamentals remain attractive.
New construction of multifamily properties, which include rental apartments and are therefore less sensitive to rate-induced shifts in demand, jumped 28 percent in August to the highest level since 1986.
While inflation and geopolitical instability continue to create challenges for investors, they have also increased the attractiveness of U.S. commercial real estate as a “safe haven” for capital.