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Apartments – Historical Performance

Being a data geek, I love analyzing historical performance of asset classes. Let’s look at apartments. NCREIF (National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries) tracks investment performance for Apartments. The NPI (NCREIF Property Index) Apartment Sub-Index is comprised of 1,557 properties valued at ~$133bn; the property return in the index is weighted by its market […]

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A Word on Migration

In a recent Op-Ed article that appeared in the WSJ, the authors Arthur Laffer and Stephen Moore offer an interesting perspective on the potential impact of Trump tax bill’s cap on the deduction of state and local tax on the migration patters across the US. If what they are saying does in fact materialize, it […]

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Multifamily Fundamentals

In this post we wanted to discuss why multifamily fundamentals are currently favorable and expected to remain so in the long run. Here it goes: Demand for the apartments is on the rise due to a number of factors: (1) millennials prefer the flexibility of renting and delaying marriage, (2) the number of 55-plus renters […]

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