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Webinar: Everything You Need to Know About the Single-Family Rental & Build-For-Rent Market

On Apr. 7, France Media hosted the "Everything You Need to Know About the Single-Family Rental & Build-For-Rent Market" webinar, sponsored by Walker & Dunlop. The single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) space has generated excitement throughout the commercial real estate world.This webinar brings together five expert panelists to answer the most pressing questions for this asset class: what to know about SFR and BFR verticals, issues and trends within the space, …

Walker & Dunlop Arranges $55.5M in Financing for Development of Multifamily Project in Columbus

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Walker & Dunlop Inc. has arranged $55.5 million in construction and permanent financing for the development of Quarry Trails Apartments and Quarry Trails Townhomes and Flats in Columbus. Thrive Cos. is developing the 293-unit multifamily and 100-unit townhome project within a decommissioned quarry. The development is positioned within a natural park and rests alongside a 60-foot waterfall, a 160-foot vertical rock face and more than two miles of riverfront trails. Plans …

Walker & Dunlop: SFR/BFR Rapidly Growing Option for Rental Spaces

 The strength of multifamily has been well solidified over the past few years, but a new contender in the rental market is making waves, according to Kris Mikkelsen, executive vice president, Walker & Dunlop Investment Sales. Single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) spaces are growing increasingly popular.An SFR is a group of homes-for-rent pooled together for investment purposes BFR properties are purpose-built housing operated as SFR investments"SFR is …

Walker & Dunlop: Single-Family Rental and Build-for-Rent in High Demand

A number of factors are driving an increase in demand for single-family rental assets. Declines in home ownership rates, increasing demand/short supply for multifamily options and baby boomer renting preferences have made renting these single-family properties an increasingly popular choice. Meanwhile, COVID-19 spurred increases in teleworking that created a desire for additional space in the home and allowed more people to move to suburban locations — accelerating demand for single-family …

Walker & Dunlop Arranges $61.3M Acquisition Loan for Bank of America Tower in Downtown Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — Walker & Dunlop Inc. has arranged $61.3 million in financing for the acquisition of Bank of America Tower, a 44-story office building located at 50 N Laura St. in downtown Jacksonville. Adam Schwartz, Aaron Appel, Keith Kurland, Jonathan Schwartz, Michael Ianno, Sean Bastian and Ian Hawk of Walker & Dunlop arranged the financing for the buyer, Group RMC. Prime Finance provided the three-year, interest-only bridge loan, which features a low floating interest rate. …

Walker & Dunlop Arranges $30.5M Loan for Acquisition of Office Tower in Columbus, Ohio

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Walker & Dunlop has arranged a $30.5 million loan for the acquisition of 65 East State Street in Columbus. Built in 1983, the 26-story office tower comprises 494,487 rentable square feet. Located in the heart of the central business district, the building is across the street from the Ohio State Capitol Building on Capitol Square. Recent capital improvements to the property include an exterior façade renovation, a new conference center and fitness center, updated lobby …

Walker & Dunlop Acquires Austin-Based FourPoint Investment Sales Partners

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Walker & Dunlop has acquired FourPoint Investment Sales Partners, an Austin-based brokerage firm specializing in student housing and traditional multifamily properties. The FourPoint team of Chris Epp, Chis Bancroft, Kevin Dufour, Matthew Chase, Craig Miller and Kyle Peco will lead and scale Walker & Dunlop’s student housing investment sales division, with a goal of growing sales volume to $25 billion by 2025 for the Maryland-based company. The two firms have …

Walker & Dunlop Arranges $205M Refinancing for Hudson Research Center in Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — Walker & Dunlop Inc. has arranged a $205 million loan for the refinancing of Hudson Research Center in Manhattan’s Midtown West neighborhood. Located along the Hudson River at 619 W. 54th St., the Class A life sciences and medical office property spans 320,000 rentable square feet.Originally built in 1930 as a film-editing house for Warner Brothers Pictures, the Art Deco property came to be known as The Movie Lab Building. Taconic Partners purchased the asset in …

Walker & Dunlop Predicts Growth for Single-Family Rental, Build-for-Rent Asset Class

The single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) space is emerging as one of the strongest growth sectors in commercial real estate. While the SFR market has made up a portion of the rental market for many years, historically individual and small-scale investors have dominated the market. Institutional investors have only invested in the space for the last 10 to 12 years since the end of the Great Recession.Demand for SFR has been steadily increasing due to current demographic trends …

Walker & Dunlop Structures Equity for 171,000 SF Industrial Development in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TENN. — Walker & Dunlop has structured joint venture equity for Myatt Drive Industrial, a 171,000-square-foot facility in Nashville. Heather McClure of Walker & Dunlop’s Capital Markets advised the client, CA South Development, in sourcing a joint venture partner, a Texas-based private equity fund, to fully capitalize the development.The project will be situated on 16 acres two miles south of Interstate 65 and 13 miles of downtown Nashville. The Class A development will have …

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