Multifamily is an attractive asset class with a track record of favorable risk-adjusted returns, a high dividend payout ratio and healthy growth of net operating income. Over the last cycle, the segment has benefitted from structural tailwinds which afford some insulation from disruptive forces. These tailwinds include favorable demographic trends, lifestyle preferences that favor renting, read more
Multifamily Lending : Q2 2015 In the wake of the great recession, the entire financing environment shifted to benefit the multifamily industry. As such, MPF Research will provide high-level, but relevant updates on an on-going, quarterly basis. read more
When asked about the perception of the Texas economy, many observers sum it up in three words: oil and gas. And because three metro areas make up the bulk of the state’s economy, many observers focus on read more
Even with surging levels of new supply and substantial rent growth, apartment renters continue to renew leases at historically high levels nationally. Which metros saw the best and worst retention rates?
The mix of jobs in a metropolitan area has significant impacts on the local apartment market. For this reason, MPF Research has identified five U.S. metros that have outsized exposure to certain industries. The data for these read more