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MMI: Value Add Apts. Will Draw More Interest

CALABASAS, CA-Domestic and cross-border investors alike will fuel capital allocations to US real estate assets throughout 2014, writes Marcus & Millichap’s Hessam Nadji in the firm’s National Apartment Report

Apartment Market Dynamics Look Strong for Next Two Years

Apartment markets continued to improve across all areas of the country for the seventh quarter in a row, though the pace of improvement moderated, according to the National Multi Housing Council’s (NMHC) Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market Conditions. Still, the NMHC said the outlook is for continued strength in the multifamily sector for the next […]

No Bubble In Multifamily Values, According to Freddie Mac

Renter household formation has outpaced owner household growth during the past few years, spurring a huge increase in multifamily property sales and new construction. Despite the boom in multifamily sales and development, Freddie Mac’s latest Economic and Housing Market Outlook found that residential property values “remain consistent with fundamental economic forces in the housing market,” […]

U.S. Real Estate Funds and “FIRPTA”

NON-U.S. INVESTORS IN U.S. REAL ESTATE FACE SUBSTANTIAL COMPLEXITIES AND COSTS RESULTING FROM THE FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN REAL PROPERTY TAX ACT OF 1980, OFTEN CALLED “FIRPTA.” THIS PAPER EXAMINES A VARIETY OF OPTIONS FOR MITIGATING COSTS AND OPTIMIZING NET RETURNS FOR INVESTMENTS SUBJECT TO FIRPTA’S REACH. During the last decade interest surged in closed-end real […]

Multifamily Housing Growth Poised to Continue in 2013

The financial crisis burned the younger generation; now they’re poised to drive housing demand. After years of downturn, home building is now solidly contributing to economic growth. An important factor behind that growth has been the expansion of multifamily construction such as apartment buildings and condominiums.

BEST-PERFORMING CITIES 2012 (MILKEN INSTITUTE)

A nonprofit, nonpartisan economic think tank, the Milken Institute works to improve lives around the world by advancing innovative economic and policy solutions that create jobs, widen access to capital, and enhance health. We produce rigorous, independent economic research — and maximize its impact by convening global leaders from the worlds of business, finance, government, […]