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Women Empowerment in Action

Last month, I joined our Hyderabad team’s India Women’s Forum, a diversity-focused group where women get together to learn and elevate each other.  We discussed…

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March 28, 2019

Three Trends That Will Impact the Las Vegas Market in 2019

2018 was a strong year for our Las Vegas team and the greater Las Vegas market—Greater Las Vegas apartment operators advanced effective rent on average 6.5 percent, to lead all…

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March 15, 2019

These 5 Metros Will Enjoy Resilient Rent Growth in 2019

Despite a cautious optimism permeating the commercial real estate industry, rent growth across the country is expected to slow through 2019. Not all markets are succumbing to this trend, however.…

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February 19, 2019

5 Diverse Economies That Supported Sustainable Growth

Comparing job sector growth and development trends across the two most recent boom cycles (2001-2006 and 2012-2017) sheds light on why some markets were successful in turning economic weaknesses into…

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January 18, 2019

Where $1,400 in Rent Will Take You in 2019

With housing affordability reaching its lowest point in over a decade, Americans have grown increasingly concerned about where they can expect to rent an apartment. Wage and job growth are…

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January 4, 2019

6 Major Developments to Keep an Eye On in 2019

The new year is already underway, and several economic trends have begun to shape how investor and advisors alike are gauging their commercial real estate opportunities in 2019. A few…

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November 13, 2018

3 Metro Qualities that Promise to Energize Returns for Opportunity Zone Investors

Investments in a Qualified Opportunity Fund (QOF) ensure that capital gains from all types of sales can be reinvested into promising, up-and-coming areas in need of an influx of investment.…

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September 7, 2018

A Retrospective Look At A Historic Cycle In Commercial Real Estate

In the period just prior to 2008, the commercial real estate sector was riding a wave of unbridled optimism. That positivity was fueled by unprecedented price growth and confidence that…

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August 9, 2018

5 Under-The-Radar Metros for Millennials

Despite rumors to the contrary, millennial professionals are more concerned about getting a job and paying their bills on time than being within walking distance of a trendy mixed-use development.…

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October 13, 2017

Moderate Rent Growth Marked the Third Quarter

Effective rent growth was moderate again in the national apartment market during the third quarter of 2017, with annual growth registering 2.9%. Average monthly rent is now $1,335. Effective rent…

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