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NAHB: Multifamily to remain strong through 2013

Panelists say multifamily has recovered substantially since 2010, and it’s now about 70% of the way back to a sustainable level.

Developers scramble to catch up with apartment boom

Apartment demand has developers ramping up work. Multifamily building is about 2/3’s what it was before the recession.

Forecasts bank on Sunrail, downtown

Expectations will be high this year for continued growth in multifamily construction and other development tied to two highly in

Oviedo mixed-use project underway

LandSouth Construction, a Jacksonville-based general contractor specializing in multifamily housing, has started work on Park Pl

The CoStar Watch List Newsletter for April 18-24

This Week’s Top Stories

Sign of the Times: Office REIT Accelerates Move Into Multifamily
Mack-Cali’s dividend cut reflects it

Facility Closures & Downsizings: HUD To Close Several Multifamily Field Offices; Layoff more than 1,000

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is planning a series of restructurings and changes within its Office of Mul

The CoStar Watch List Newsletter for May 9 – May 19

This Week’s Top Stories

Multifamily GSE Lending Reform: Potentially Disruptive and Inherently Valueless
“Borrowers would face

Commercial Realtors optimistic about market

Poll at NAR convention: Commercial market is a bit better this year and expected to improve even more in 2014. Multifamily and o

Cortland Partners Continues To Add To Multifamily Property Holdings

Cortland Partners, an Atlanta-based, full-service multifamily real estate investment and management firm, recently closed on the

FHFA seeks input on reducing multifamily loans

The gov’t wants to back fewer loans through Fannie and Freddie, and asks if it should change loan terms, limit financing or use

Multifamily Asset Trades in East Jacksonville

Michaelson Group Real Estate acquired the Huntington at Hidden Hills in Jacksonville, FL from a joint venture for $12.5 million,

Elements of Belle Rive Apts. Trades for $18M

Maxus Properties, a North Kansas City, MO-based real estate company involved in managing multifamily housing and commercial asse

Fort Family Investments Sells Multifamily Property for $33M

Fort Family Investments sold the 260-unit, multifamily property at 13401 Sutton Park Dr. S. in Jacksonville, FL, to Atlanta-base

NAHB: Single-family starts to rise 31% in 2014

Construction increase by the end of 2013 should be 18% for all housing, 17% for single-family and 20% for multifamily – a “decen

Habitat for Humanity celebrates subdivision, announces another in Orlando

Habitat for Humanity will celebrate the completion of its first multifamily development in Orlando this evening by announcing th

NorthMarq Orlando Secures Refinancing for Coventry Park at Southpoint

NorthMarq’s Orlando regional office secured refinancing of $32.37 million for Epoch Properties’ multifamily property located at

Trophy Multifamily Asset Sells in Jacksonville for $53.3M

Miami-based Crescent Heights closed on its acquisition of The Strand, a 295-unit apartment building located at 1401 Riverplace B

QR Capital Sells 186-Unit Multifamily Complex in Jacksonville

QR Capital sold a multifamily complex in Jacksonville, Fla. to Pacifica Cos. for $6.6 million, or approximately $35,000 per unit

Multifamily market off peak but still positive

Outlook for apartments remains strong. NAHB economist predicts “continued improvement through 2015 but at a decreasing rate.”

CoStar Launches New Multifamily Offering Backed by Largest Database of U.S. Apt. Properties

With the launch this week of CoStar Multifamily(TM), CoStar adds a valuable new dimension to its service, making the same powerf

George Moore Chevrolet Sells Beach Blvd. Property

TriBridge Residential, a leader in multifamily real estate, purchased the retail property at 711 Beach Blvd. in Jacksonville Bea

URS Capital Partners Acquires First Multifamily Asset in Florida

Real estate investment company URS Capital Partners in Huntington, NY, has entered the Florida market with its recent acquisitio

In The Pipeline: CoStar Development & Construction News for Jan. 5 – 11, 2014

Canadian Investor to Develop Multifamily Tower Near Belltown
One of Canada’s largest institutional investors has purchased a dev

Carroll Locks Up The Indigo Luxury Apts. for $38 Million

Carroll Organization, a privately held multifamily investor and manager based in Atlanta, closed on its third multifamily proper

Fitch Ratings paints rosy picture of 2014 economy

Single-family starts to improve 20%; multifamily volume up 9%; new home sales to advance 20%; existing homes up 2%; new home pri

Ares Commercial Sells ARIUM Atlantic Beach

Carroll Organization, a privately-held real estate company focusing on multifamily investment, management and development, acqui

Multifamily Bldg Trades for $8.7M

Eagle Property Capital acquired Cross Creek at 1441 Manotak Ave. in Jacksonville, FL from Castle Hill Partners for a little more

Mortgage Bankers: Commercial lending up in 2013

Report: The dollar volume for commercial and multifamily mortgages closed in 2013, $358.5 billion, was 47% higher than in 2012.

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