Research & Data http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7568/more en Student Housing Sector Leaders Discuss the Trends of the Past Five Years and Look Ahead. http://nreionline.com/student-housing/student-housing-sector-leaders-discuss-trends-past-five-years-and-look-ahead <div class="node-body article-body">First and foremost, a phenomenal number of student housing firms now take a more professional approach to owning and managing their properties than they did five years ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/student-housing/student-housing-sector-leaders-discuss-trends-past-five-years-and-look-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/student-housing/student-housing-sector-leaders-discuss-trends-past-five-years-and-look-ahead#comments Finance & Investment News Research & Data Student Housing Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1790021 at http://nreionline.com Photo: Al Payne of A.F. Payne Photographic Inc. Amid Concerns That Off-Campus Housing is Isolating, Research Shows Students Maintain Close Ties to Campus http://nreionline.com/student-housing/amid-concerns-campus-housing-isolating-research-shows-students-maintain-close-ties-c <div class="node-body article-body">Developers, designers and contractors regularly describe their newer student housing projects as “resort-like,” with elaborate, if not arguably over-the-top, amenities that colleges and universities use as recruitment tools.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/student-housing/amid-concerns-campus-housing-isolating-research-shows-students-maintain-close-ties-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/student-housing/amid-concerns-campus-housing-isolating-research-shows-students-maintain-close-ties-c#comments Development News Research & Data Student Housing Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:54:00 +0000 1790011 at http://nreionline.com Photo: Zach Rolen 13 Insights Into the Seniors Housing Sector http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/13-insights-seniors-housing-sector <div class="node-body gallery-body">Exclusive research conducted jointly by NREI and the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) provided some deep insights into the industry's expectations for the sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/13-insights-seniors-housing-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/13-insights-seniors-housing-sector#comments Charts Seniors Housing White Papers Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:17:00 +0000 1787971 at http://nreionline.com Baby Boomers, Less Homeownership Supports Apartment Markets http://nreionline.com/multifamily/baby-boomers-less-homeownership-supports-apartment-markets <div class="node-body article-body">The apartment business is depending on strong demographics and stronger demand to keep absorbing the hundreds of thousands of apartments still planned to open this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/baby-boomers-less-homeownership-supports-apartment-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/baby-boomers-less-homeownership-supports-apartment-markets#comments Development Multifamily News Research & Data Single-Family Housing Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:20:00 +0000 1789991 at http://nreionline.com Exclusive Research: Outlook for Seniors Housing Sector Remains Bullish http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/exclusive-research-outlook-seniors-housing-sector-remains-bullish <div class="node-body article-body">A growing development pipeline is not dampening the outlook for the seniors housing sector. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/exclusive-research-outlook-seniors-housing-sector-remains-bullish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/exclusive-research-outlook-seniors-housing-sector-remains-bullish#comments Finance & Investment News Senior Housing Report Seniors Housing White Papers Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:23:00 +0000 1788461 at http://nreionline.com Illustration by Jim Tsinganos Consumer Confidence Soars, Retail Spending Follows http://nreionline.com/retail/consumer-confidence-soars-retail-spending-follows <div class="node-body article-body">American consumers are finally spending again, which is good news for retailers and retail property owners. The increased spending corresponds to improved consumer confidence, and experts expect that trend to continue. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/consumer-confidence-soars-retail-spending-follows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/consumer-confidence-soars-retail-spending-follows#comments Finance & Investment News Research & Data Retail Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1789281 at http://nreionline.com 5 Best Office CBDs to Invest In http://nreionline.com/office/5-best-office-cbds-invest <div class="node-body gallery-body">With the help of research from commercial real estate services firm CBRE, we have identified five office CBDs that seem to offer a good value for your money right now, based on rising expected returns on cost for value-add properties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/5-best-office-cbds-invest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/5-best-office-cbds-invest#comments Finance & Investment News Office Research & Data Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:00:00 +0000 1789231 at http://nreionline.com Where is the Demand for Office? http://nreionline.com/commentary/where-demand-office <div class="node-body article-body">The national office vacancy rate remained unchanged from the first to the second quarter, mired at 16.6 percent and moving down just 30 basis points over the past 12 months. Monthly job growth has been choppy as of late, though recent months have been more heartening. And while we still expect an uptick in economic activity over the course of the year, GDP growth projections have generally been ratcheted downwards. This implies another year of slow, but hopefully steady, improvement in office fundamentals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/where-demand-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/where-demand-office#comments Commentary News Office Research & Data Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:40:00 +0000 1787991 at http://nreionline.com Why I’m Optimistic About CRE For the Next Few Years http://nreionline.com/commentary/why-i-m-optimistic-about-cre-next-few-years <div class="node-body article-body">Real estate has been a star performer over the last five years, delivering high returns on the back of strong and improving fundamentals and a gradually recovering economy. Real estate fundamentals continue to improve. Balance sheets of most firms have been steadily strengthening, with increasing margins, profitability and top line growth. Most households have recovered their lost wealth and are attaining new highs. Unemployment dropped to a new low. Commercial real estate supply still remains quite low by historical standards with only a few pockets of oversupply in the multifamily sector. So let’s look at some of the factors comprising my optimistic viewpoint.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/why-i-m-optimistic-about-cre-next-few-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/why-i-m-optimistic-about-cre-next-few-years#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Research & Data Tue, 18 Aug 2015 08:17:00 +0000 1787571 at http://nreionline.com Perfecting the Development Pitch for Student Housing http://nreionline.com/student-housing/perfecting-development-pitch-student-housing <div class="node-body article-body">Developers who want to attract investors to their student housing deals should practice their pitch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/student-housing/perfecting-development-pitch-student-housing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/student-housing/perfecting-development-pitch-student-housing#comments Development News Research & Data Student Housing Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:00:00 +0000 1787311 at http://nreionline.com Photo by Brian Henniker and John Bare