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NMHC Quarterly Survey of Apartment Conditions (July 2016)| NMHC.org

<b>National Multifamily Housing Council<br>Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market Conditions<br>(July 2016)</b><p>Market Tightness Index1<p>Sales Volume Index2<p>Equity …

As Growth in Apartment Rents Slows, U.S. Developers Press Pause

<b>(Bloomberg) -- Developers Steven Shores and Marc Pollack found a way to stand out from the crowd rushing to build apartments</b> in Atlanta’s ritziest …

New Household Formation to Help Fill New Apartment Supply

<b>There appear to be enough new renters to help fill the many new apartments opening</b> over the next two years.<p>“Rental demand is driving the housing …

Millennials and retirees drawn to luxury rentals, and developers respond

If there’s a new apartment building going up in your neighborhood, chances are you can’t afford to live there.<p>Much of the new rental apartment stock …

Real Estate

Multiple CPPI Indexes Show Property Pricing Has Leveled Off

<b>The commercial real estate industry has known for some time that asset prices</b> may have reached a ceiling for this cycle, but now data from multiple …

Rents Rise 10%. And 12%. Also 8%

If you're looking for an apartment to rent in Atlanta, you might be dismayed to learn that local rents surged 14 percent during the year that ended …

Real Estate

Strong Profit Growth Keeps Apartments as Favored Property Type

Apartment property performance in 2015 continued to outperform even the strong performance seen in 2014 and 2013, according to the latest financial …

Real Estate

Millennials are moving, but mortgages don’t follow

It is the No. 1 barrier to entry for young, would-be homebuyers: credit. Millennials are the first generation to come of age in a …

Real Estate

Homeownership near its lowest in history

Home sales may be rising, but homeownership in the United States is heading down once again.<p>After gains in the second half of 2015, the homeownership …

Real Estate

Rising U.S. Apartment Vacancies Lead to Slowing Growth in Rents

U.S. apartment vacancies climbed in the first quarter as a flood of newly built units hit the market, slowing the rate of rent increases.<p>Effective …

Real Estate

Can Apt. Supply Meet the Coming Demand?

March 28, 2016 | By Paul Bubny<p>CAMBRIDGE, MA—Harvard’s latest study of rental housing underpinned an open letter from Lloyd Jones Capital’s Chris …

San Diego Millennials Least Likely to Pursue Home Ownership

San Diego millennials are some of the least likely in the country to pursue home ownership, according to data released Thursday by LendingTree.<p>The …

More moving out than into San Diego County

San Diego County had a tough time keeping its residents — and attracting new ones — last year, according to updated population data being released …

San Diego

Apt. Renewals Reach 10-Year High

March 23, 2016 | By Paul Bubny<p>CARROLLTON, TX—“We continue to see no evidence of affordability concerns among renters of market-rate, professionally …

The Impact of Aging Multifamily Stock on Capital Needs

<b>With the ever-changing landscape of debt and equity sources</b>, market competition for multifamily assets remains strong, placing pressure on borrowers …

Are Apartment Renters Willing to Pay More for Green Features?

<b>It’s hard to prove that renters are willing to pay more</b> to live in “sustainably developed” apartments—but circumstantial evidence that this is the …

The Unforgiving Commercial Real Estate Cycle

March 14, 2016<p>Pity commercial real estate lenders. They can hardly enjoy the good times. Or at least maybe they shouldn't enjoy them too much, …

A Refresher on Internal Rate of Return

<i>This article has been updated.</i><p>You’ve got a great idea for a new product that will increase revenue or a new system that will cut the company’s costs. But how can you be sure that it’s a worthwhile investment? Any time you propose a capital expenditure, you can be sure senior leaders will want to …

Management

Research Notes - 03/15/2016

The Aging Apartment Stock<p>After virtually shutting down during the Great Recession, new apartment construction has finally surpassed the level that …

San Diego shipyards to get $1.3 billion to repair warships

The Navy says it will pay three San Diego shipyards up to $1.3 billion over the next five years to repair and modernize warships, preserving jobs in …

Venture Capital’s Answer to High-Priced Housing: Dorms for Grown Ups

Investors wager on coliving experiments in big cities, targeting young adults<p>By<p>Eliot Brown and<p>Eliot Brown<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@eliotwb<p>Eliot.Brown@wsj.com<p>Laura Kusisto<p>Laura Kusisto<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@LauraKusisto<p>Laura.Kusisto@wsj.com<p>Venture capitalists think they have an …

Real Estate

Capital Markets to Remain Rocky

March 17, 2016 | By David Phillips<p>SAN DIEGO—Local council of the Urban Land Institute hosts panel discussion which forecasts ongoing turbulence.<p>SAN …

Apt. Development Could Dampen SD Condo Sales

Exclusive<p>March 16, 2016 | By Carrie Rossenfeld<p>SAN DIEGO—With more options available for folks looking for housing in Downtown San Diego, some …

Commercial, Multifamily Mortgage Debt Outstanding Hits $2.83 Trillion in U.S.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, the level of commercial and multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased to $2.83 trillion in the …

Apartment Rents Expected to Keep Rising in 2016

<b>Multifamily rents are likely to keep</b> rising in 2016—just not as fast as before, according to forecasts for the coming year.<p>“Rising vacancy rates will …

Market Trends - 02/18/2016

Demand for Apartments Continues<p><b>Sponsored by</b><p>The U.S. Census Bureau’s apartment vacancy rate for all rental apartments (in buildings with five or more …

California's labor market recovers all jobs lost during recession

So, as it turns out, back in June 2014, California’s labor market finally recovered all of the jobs lost during the Great Recession, according to a …

San Diego Has Nation's Second-Largest Millennial Population

San Diego has the second-largest millennial population per capita among the nation’s largest cities, but they are having a harder time finding work, …