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Finance pros: Multifamily market still booming, overbuilding not yet a concern in Midwest

by Dan Rafter Minneapolis’ Dougherty Mortgage has been busy, fielding plenty of financing requests from investors who want to acquire and developers who want to build apartment complexes in the markets this commercial lender serves. Dougherty Mortgage isn’t alone, either. … 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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Berkadia’s Blechschmidt: Few concerns about overbuilding in Midwest apartment market

by Dan Rafter   Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with Chris Blechschmidt, general manager in the Chicago office of Berkadia, about the strength of the Midwest apartment market and the strengths that borrowers have to display when seeking financing … Continue reading

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Berkadia: Student housing still hot in 2016

by Dan Rafter The multifamily market gets plenty of attention today. But student housing is nearly as  hot. For proof, check out the infographic below from Berkadia. It shows just how busy the student-housing market has become.      

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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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MBA report: Multi-family lending soared in 2011

It’s common knowledge that multi-family remains the strongest of all commercial real estate sectors. But the Mortgage Bankers Association recently released a new report showing just how strong this sector has become. And the numbers are a bit stunning. According … Continue reading

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