Research

"Multifamily momentum continues to feed off the firehose of fundamental demand for rental apartments, which only shows signs of strengthening … A major share of the 77 million-strong millennial generation squares up in a big, sustainable way with renting as a housing preference."

–Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2018

Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2018
This publication by the Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers presents the current outlook for multifamily housing in the context of diverse property types in the U.S. and Canada.  READ

December 26, 2017
Investors Pile Into Suburban Rental Housing
This Wall Street Journal article describes the investment benefits associated with Class B apartments relative to luxury Class A buildings, including higher yields, predictable rent growth and constant demand.  READ

June 12, 2017
Our Vision 2030
The National Apartment Association and National Multifamily Housing Council explore demographic and societal trends leading to significant future growth in demand for multifamily housing.  READ

June 16, 2017
The State of the Nation's Housing 2017
A study by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. The study provides a detailed consideration of the supply/demand factors that will contribute to opportunity in U.S. multifamily housing based on ultra-low vacancy rates and widespread real rent gains.  READ

December 7, 2017
Multifamily Housing: A Primer for Offshore Investors
CBRE provides ten reasons to invest in the U.S. multifamily sector. Attractive risk-adjusted returns and relatively low volatility top the list, which also includes healthy demand, a favorable demographic outlook, liquidity and diversified credit risk.  READ