Tag Archives: Apartments

Marcus & Millichap: Apartment construction booming in Milwaukee

by Dan Rafter Apartment construction is surging across the Milwaukee market, according to the latest research from Marcus & Millichap. According to the company’s second quarter multifamily research, developers are expected to add 3,633 apartment units to the Milwaukee market … Continue reading

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Millennials like apartment living … for now

by Dan Rafter The trend is a real one: Millennials and other younger consumers want to live in multifamily buildings in the centers of busy urban areas. But here’s the question: How long-lived will this trend be? Will these same … Continue reading

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Online rent payments, walkable neighborhoods and pet pampering are key for today’s renters

by Dan Rafter What should apartment buildings offer if they want to attract the most renters? How about walkable neighborhoods, on-site fitness classes and online rent payments? Those are some of the amenities that respondents cited in 2015 version of … Continue reading

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Looking for affordable apartment rents? Try Davenport or Peoria

by Dan Rafter The apartment market remains a hot one across the country and the Midwest. Apartment living is becoming so popular, rents are rising to new heights. That’s why it’s not too surprising that RealtyTrac has found that in … Continue reading

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Infographic: The Millennial rental boom

by Dan Rafter We all know that Millennials are a major reason for the multifamily boom across the Midwest and the entire country. But why are Millennials renting in such high numbers? Berkadia recently released the infographic below, a graphic … Continue reading

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Worried about investing your dollars in a small apartment building? Don’t be

by Dan Rafter When you think of the booming multifamily market, what comes to mind? New apartment towers stretching 20 stories in the sky? How about sprawling suburban communities with swimming pools, fitness centers and hundreds of units? These larger … Continue reading

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Apartment boom hitting all of the Midwest’s major markets

by Dan Rafter Christy Lockridge, principal with the Chicago office of Prudential, has seen the trend: Today’s renters increasingly want to live in the center of urban areas. They want to live near public transportation. They want to be able … Continue reading

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