Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, the largest country on the Arabian Peninsula, is quickly rising to become a major foreign player in U.S. commercial real estate. It’s an indisputable fact that much of Saudi wealth, along with the country’s economy as a whole, is inextricably linked with its vast oil reserves. Of late, however, many Saudi investors have […]

Affordable housing is stable with localized nuances

Affordable housing continues to be a strong and stable commercial real estate asset. National-level consistency in both rent-growth and vacancy rates has been a hallmark of this sector for many years, including during the COVID-19 pandemic. In no way, however, is the sector excluded from more granular-level variations or nuances. Regional- and metropolitan-level performance metrics […]

Will the multifamily sector keep up its blistering pace?

The numbers associated with multifamily housing in 2021 were nothing short of astonishing. According to Zillow, rent-price increases across the country during the year ending this past November averaged 15.2%. During the same period, Zumper reported that New York City and Miami each saw one-bedroom apartment rents rise by 24.7%. St. Petersburg, Florida, had growth […]