Category Archives: multi-family

As interest rates rise, commercial financing enters a new phase

by Dan Rafter No one knows yet just what kind of president Donald Trump will be. But one immediate result of his election was a quick rise in interest rates. And that has already brought a change to way developers … Continue reading

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The rent squeeze: Are new-construction apartment rents pushing too many renters away?

by Dan Rafter It’s no secret that newly built apartments in urban areas are commanding high rents. But newly released numbers from MPF Research show just how costly new construction apartment units are compared to older, less desirable stock. According … Continue reading

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The suburban apartment market is stronger than you think

Guest post by David Carlson, Redwood Capital Group Many real estate experts predicted that the multifamily market would run out of steam three years ago, and some are now saying they expect to see apartments take a dive next year.  … Continue reading

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New life in Detroit: The Scott at Brush Park

by Dan Rafter The Scott at Brush Park is an important project for downtown Detroit. The $65 million, 200,000-square-foot five-story mixed-use development will bring 199 new apartment units to the city when it opens later this year. For Todd Sachse, … Continue reading

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Influx of foreign dollars continues to power commercial real estate

by Dan Rafter Look at the biggest commercial real estate deals across the country. The odds are high that investors from overseas purchased these key office towers, retail centers or apartment projects. And the importance of foreign capital to the … Continue reading

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Multifamily still booming in St. Louis – and there’s no end in sight

by Dan Rafter The multifamily sector is soaring across the country and the Midwest. The St. Louis market is no exception, as developers continue to bring new units to the region and existing apartment properties continue to enjoy low vacancy … Continue reading

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Noddle Companies ready to change the face of Western Omaha

by Dan Rafter With its latest development project, Noddle Companies is poised to transform the western half of Omaha, giving this slice of the city a new downtown on long-undeveloped land. The project — known for now as the West … Continue reading

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