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New Dallas Mixed-Use Development Spotlights and Extends a Local Park

Trammell Crow's Park District will provide office, retail and residential space near one of the city's newest attractions, Klyde Warren Park. More

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MFE Question: What is the Biggest Myth About Gen Y?

The Gen Y crowd may be a bit more nuanced than many owners, managers and developers believe, according to MPF Research's Jay Parsons, Campus Apartments' David Adelman, Fannie Mae's Kim Betancourt, and MetLife's Melissa Reagen. More

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Apartment Sales Jump 53 Percent in January

In its most recent sales report, Real Capital Analytics says apartment sales volume rose 53 percent to $3.8 billion in January. The jump in volume was fueled by the sale of two trophy New York properties. More

Life Companies Roll Out Construction-to-Perm Programs

With many banks remaining conservative and the FHA suffering from huge bottlenecks, some life insurance companies are now unveiling their construction-to-perm programs to meet developer demand and capture some long-term business. More

Adjustable Rates Gain Traction as LIBOR Holds Steady

Many multifamily borrowers, especially short-term holders, are pursuing floating-rate debt again, attracted by the incredibly low rates and flexible pre-payment terms, said panelists at the recent Apartment Finance Today Conference. More

ARMs Get Another Look as Treasury Rises

Though the yield on the 10-year Treasury has risen about 80 basis points in the past two months, LIBOR has remained low, causing borrowers to explore adjustable-rate executions. More

MetLife Leads Insurance Company Charge to Multifamily

The GSEs are beginning to hear footsteps at their back as insurance companies re-engage the market with higher leverage levels and improved pricing. More

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Megacommunities Continue to Attract, Stymie Apartment Owners and Developers

Multifamily apartment owners and developers weigh placemaking and economies of scale against the increasingly complex operations and vocal opposition to the creation of megacommunities. More

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