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National Publications

Multifamily Outpaces Economy
Winter 2017

The multifamily market has seen phenomenal growth in rents and property values for several years. Can the good times continue to roll in 2017?

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Yardi Matrix Monthly
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Our monthly summary of rental market conditions, powered by our stratified monthly sample survey of representative properties

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U.S. Multifamily Outlook
Spring 2016

There’s an old adage that says there are only two political campaign messages: “more of the same” or “change,” and it’s easy to see how that is playing out in the race for president. Although nobody is voting on the prospects for the multifamily sector, there is a sense that we are on the precipice of ... well, something ... and the market is divided as to whether that is more of the same or change.

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Multifamily Demand
December 2015

The apartment sector has flourished in recent years as the U.S. economy has rebounded from the global financial crisis, leading occupancies, rents and property values to soar. New supply, which bottomed during the credit crisis, has bounced back to historical averages, prompting concerns that oversupply is rearing its ugly head.

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Market Publications

Event Materials

Yardi Matrix - 2016 Review and 2017 Forecast

On November 10, Yardi Matrix hosted an active 60-minute discussion with Jeff Adler and Jack Kern to review 2016 and to share their thoughts on the upcoming 2017 forecast.

Market Selection - Secondary and Tertiary Markets

Accompanying slides for the IMN Private Equity Real Estate Conference, New York - June 16, 2015

Valuation… What have been the Most Effective Methods for Multifamily?

Cap rates continue to compress and opportunities are continuously changing. Listen as Jeff Adler of Yardi Matrix joins a panel at The Middle-Market Multifamily Forum to discuss the way investors, lenders and vendors value assets, how they look at it now compared to a few years ago and what components matter most.

The Multifamily Economy… Is Multifamily Overvalued? Will Demographics & Economic Conditions Remain Favorable to the Multifamily Market?

Will interest rates stay where they are? Will the level of renters continue to rise or will home ownership levels regain momentum? Where will we see the best returns? Listen as Jeff Adler of Yardi Matrix discusses these questions and more on a panel at The Middle-Market Multifamily Forum.

CMBS Scrambles to Comply With New Regulatory Regime

The blizzard of new regulations on commercial mortgage programs took center stage at last week’s CRE Finance Council annual conference in New York. Most apparent was the shift in sentiment about which rules have the biggest impact on the sector.


Commercial Real Estate in a Low-Growth World: Exclusive Interview with Tom Flexner

Tom Flexner: We’re in a world of 2 to 3 percent GDP growth globally – with many factors ranging from demographics to commodity prices to excessive leverage levels to regulatory drags to geopolitics to a pervading sense of uncertainty and ambiguity — all conspiring to tamp down economic activity.

Courtesy of Commercial Real Estate Finance World, by Commercial Real Estate Finance Council.

The Real Estate Hour: Interview with Jeffrey Adler, hosted by Alan Feldman, CEO of Resource Real Estate” Topic: The State of US Multifamily Housing

Listen as Jeff discusses the current state of US multifamily real estate: rents, occupancy, new supply, the state of the economy and how the type and location of jobs is driving US Multifamily investment returns.”

Originally aired on 9/23/16 on Sirius XM Channel 111, Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School

Matrix Research Bulletins

Central Florida, Utah Top Metro Job Rankings

Metros in Florida and the western United States once again led the country in employment growth in December as the labor market continues its prolonged expansion.

NMHC Trump Ushers in Optimism and Caution

Demographics is destiny, said Mitt Romney, and though the former Republican presidential candidate was talking about the U.S. economy, that sentiment forms the basis for the optimism surrounding the multifamily industry headed into 2017.

Trump Era: Mix of Optimism, Uncertainty in CMBS

A year ago, CMBS market players were debating how much new regulations requiring issuers to “eat their own cooking” would disrupt the industry.

How Will Rising Interest Rates Impact Property Values?

Interest rates have remained at historical lows for four years, contributing to a bull run for commercial properties. With assets being traded at record low yields, especially in core markets, values have risen well above 2007 peaks in many segments.

Home Prices Reach Pre-Recession Peak

As multifamily housing values continue to rise so too do single family home prices. The national S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index, which tracks home prices, reached a post-recession high of 184.8 in September, an index level last seen in July 2006.


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Jack Kern Director of Research and Publications
Paul Fiorilla Editorial Director
Chris Nebenzahl Senior Analyst



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