April 24, 2023

Looming Multifamily Oversupply Likely Will Be Short-Lived

Many headlines today are alluding to the potential for oversupply in multifamily due to new starts over the next year+. However, many of the projects under construction or in the planning phases may get shelved because the ability to get financing and equity in place is much more difficult in this higher debt cost environment. With an uncertain economic outlook, increased costs of construction and...

December 5, 2018

The Case for Workforce Housing

CBRE Multifamily Research

Entering what many are calling the ninth inning of the current real estate market, we believe the most prudent investment is one offering the most downside protection and dependable upside. In real estate, that is an asset class that provides relatively low vacancy rates and above-average rent growth, attributes exhibited by workforce housing. CBRE Research explores how property market fundamentals and supply and demand trends have helped workforce housing outperform other types of multifamily.

August 13, 2018

55% of Millennials Are in Their 30’s, A Primer on U.S. Population by Age & Generation

CBRE Multifamily Research

There has been much talk about the Millennial generation and their impact on housing. That generation has gotten started later and slower in their careers, factors that have slowed major life decisions like marriage and children. The leading edge of the next generation, Generation Z, will turn 23 in 2018. Over the next two decades, over 4 million Generation Z young adults will turn 23, maintaining the momentum of demand for apartments established by the Millennial generation.

July 24, 2018

2018 Harvard State of the Nation’s Housing Report

Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University

Since 1988, the Joint Center for Housing Studies has published the State of the Nation's Housing report providing an overview of housing market conditions across the United States.

January 25, 2018

2018 U.S. Student Debt Statistics

U.S. Census Bureau

Updated as of January 2018, the most recent U.S. Student Loan debt statistics are outlined showing 44 million Americans now hold over $1.48 Trillion in Student Debt, the second largest source of household debt.

January 17, 2018

The Changing Economics and Demographics of Adulthood: 1975-2016

U.S. Census Bureau

A reflective historical study of what it means to be a young adult today versus forty years ago. How have young Americans perspectives on educational and economic accomplishments as well as marriage and parenthood changed and what implications might these shifts have on society?