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Fannie Mae lowers near-term GDP growth forecast

Fannie Mae’s July economic and housing forecast projects a flattening of the GDP growth curve in 2021, with lower growth in Q2 but higher...

ULI economic forecast sees improvement

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) recently released its biannual economic forecast. It has a more positive outlook for the economy and for the multifamily...

CBRE on COVID-19 impact

On March 18, CBRE held a flash briefing on the potential impact of the COVID-19 virus. This blog provides highlights from that briefing that...

As economists forecast for 2020, some are already thinking past the next recession

“Economists generally expect will experience a downturn... over the course of 2020 or early 2021,” says Sam Chandan, a trained economist, an associate...

PCBC looks at the multifamily housing market

At the Pacific Coast Builder's Conference in San Francisco, Ryan Davis of Witten Advisors gave an overview of the state of the economy in...

Fannie Mae releases April economic forecast

Fannie Mae recently released their reading on the economy for April, along with an economic forecast for key indicators through the end of 2020. Recent...

ULI presents real estate economic forecast

Wednesday, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) presented its most recent semi-annual real estate economic forecast, which extends through 2020. The ULI forecast is based...

The road ahead

From a national perspective, the Republican sweep and President Trump’s platform suggest prospects for tax cuts and tax reform; increased infrastructure, energy and defense...

Don’t mess with the bull

Much like the great split incentive that sits at the heart of our multifamily businesses, we are a country conflicted. Sitting squarely between what...

Let the good times roll

The multifamily sector, especially rental apartment buildings, has been playing a hot hand in 2014 as it demonstrated sustained underlying strength. Even as new apartment...

The next bubble?

Apartment sales volumes are back to peak levels. Prices have jumped to all-time highs. Cap rates have dropped to long-time lows. And with demand...

The uncertainty trap

Common sense says that economies, like people, take a while to regain their courage after a scare. Still, other forces, such as bargain basement...

State of the multihousing union

As punditry is appropriately colorized by the perspective of the teller, our industry leaders may be the clearest sounding bell on how it affects...

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