2012 Student Housing Sales Set $3.7B Record


As a local entity in San Francisco, we a leading provider of Student Housing in San Francisco. Schools that we work with are increasing their enrollments by 20 – 50% so it no wonder on a national level there is huge interest in acquiring Student Housing.

Apartment Rent Growth Expected to Decelerate in Top Markets


CoStar - With continued strong demand for apartments being met by a legitimate multifamily building boom in many U.S. cities, increasing apartment rents are expected to reach something of an inflection point in 2013. Rent growth in some metros, such as Boston; Washington, D.C.; and New York is cooling down as those markets are doused by a wave of new supply from developers.

Increased need for Affordable Housing



BRE Properties Seen as a Takeover Target


BRE has a first class portfolio on the West Coast. Now with breakup of Archstone BRE could be next.

The stock of BRE Properties has been a laggard among some big apartment landlords in the past year. Yet investors are paying close attention to the company's every move, seeking signs of whether BRE will be sold off or broken up.

2013 Will Test Multifamily's Resilience




Apartment Investment: New Paradigm or Wishful Thinking?

What Will Apple Do With Its $137 Billion




Apples staggering stockpile of cash makes it a standalone financial powerhouse, quite apart from it being a tech company.

Single-family Builders Crash the Multifamily Party


The big players in single family including Lennar and Toll Brothers are now taking on multi-family as strengthen. 

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Top Cities for Job Growth and Rental Revenue in 2013


It is good to see San Francisco and San Jose leading other cities nationwide with job growth for 2013. This adds further strength to markets that are already doing well with multi-family .


Recent statistics from Axiometrics spells out positive data for 2013 job growth and rental revenue increases. But not all metros have such a bright outlook for solid fundamental growth this year.


Just Closed - 57 units in Hayward


Marshall Boyd and his team at Interstate Equities were excited to finally close on Alpine Apartments in Hayward after nearly 18 months of persistence and patience.

Last Hotel in Larkspur-Farallon Capital Portfolio Trades Hands in San Francisco

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By Alex Girda, Associate Editor

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