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Walker & Dunlop Arranges $59.8M in Construction Financing for Columbus Apartment Complex

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Walker & Dunlop Inc. has arranged $59.8 million in debt and equity financing for the construction of Green|House, an apartment project in the Short North Arts District of Columbus. The seven-story development will feature 158 units and 3,700 square feet of retail space. Amenities will include a fitness center, outdoor pool, spa, sauna and community room. The project is the adaptive reuse of an existing building. Kaufman Development is the developer. Jeff Morris, Chad …

Los Angeles Industrial, Retail: Overlapping Industries Adapting to Post-Pandemic Change

As the pandemic recedes, unusual supply and demand trends have taken root in retail and industrial markets throughout the nation. Factors that caused upheaval even before the arrival of COVID — the changing face of retail due to e-commerce and the growing demand for industrial real estate — continue unabated two years past the pandemic lockdowns. Los Angeles County may act as a bellwether for the rest of the country in retail and industrial trends, especially in high-cost, high-density …

Walker & Dunlop Provides $302.2M Agency Loan for Refinancing of Connecticut Multifamily Portfolio

BETHESDA, MD. — Walker & Dunlop has provided a $302.2 million Freddie Mac loan for the refinancing of a portfolio of 10 multifamily properties totaling 2,286 units in central Connecticut. The properties have construction dates ranging from 1926 to 2008. About 75 percent of the units have income restrictions that qualify them as affordable housing under FHA guidelines. Taylor Williams led a Walker & Dunlop team that originated the financing on behalf of the borrower, New York …

Walker & Dunlop Arranges Sale of Five-Property Seniors Housing Portfolio in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — Walker & Dunlop has arranged the sale of five Class A seniors housing communities in Minneapolis. Minnetonka-based Roers Cos. developed the communities, which Walker Methodist and Jaybird Senior Living operate. The communities opened between 2018 and 2021. The portfolio consists of 567 independent living, assisted living and memory care units. The buyer, an affiliate of Lone Star Funds, will utilize Grace Management to oversee daily operational responsibilities. The sales …

Walker & Dunlop Provides Loan for Refinancing of 323-Unit Multifamily Asset in Stamford

STAMFORD, CONN. — Walker & Dunlop has provided a loan of an undisclosed amount for the refinancing of TMG Anchor Point, a 323-unit waterfront multifamily property in Stamford. The property was built on 17 acres in 2000 and includes a 72-slip marina. TMG Anchor Point houses studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units ranging in size from 522 to 1,767 square feet. Amenities include a fitness center, business center, media room, theater room, indoor basketball and racquetball courts and …

Web-Based Appraisal Tool Supports Massive Increase in Demand for Multifamily Valuations

 Multifamily appraisers are extremely busy as investor interest in the sector is at an all-time high.“In terms of appraisal professionals, there is a supply and demand issue,” explains Meghan Czechowski, managing director and valuation lead for Apprise by Walker & Dunlop.She notes that the industry has greater demand for valuation than it has qualified appraisers. “Apprise is ensuring that we can support our appraisal staff and our local market experts with a …

Walker & Dunlop Secures $67M in Financing for Multifamily Property in Davie, Florida

DAVIE, FLA. — Walker & Dunlop has secured $67 million in financing for Zona Village, a 201-unit multifamily property in Davie. Tom Melody, Eric McGlynn, Jonathan Paine and Wes Wallace of Walker & Dunlop arranged the 10-year, non-recourse loan with a fixed interest rate for the borrower, Ceiba Groupe, to replace the existing construction financing. An undisclosed national life insurance company was the lender.Built in 2021, Zona Village offers studio, one- and two-bedroom …

Web-Based Multifamily Valuation Enhances Speed, Builds Better Predictions

The future of multifamily valuation requires flexibility and the use of technology to process data faster and more reliably. Meghan Czechowski, managing director and valuation lead for Apprise by Walker & Dunlop, spoke to Finance Insight about why multifamily valuations in particular are well suited to a web-based machine learning approach, resulting in faster appraisals with increased reliability. Finance Insight: How does the Walker & Dunlop Apprise program differ from traditional …

Small Balance Lending Evolves with Technology

The small balance multifamily lending industry is antiquated, leaving thousands of prospective borrowers behind in a booming market. Multifamily property owners need access to fast, reliable quotes and a streamlined approach to financing.The current industry practice of quoting from rate sheets does not present a holistic or dynamic picture for borrowers or lenders. Walker & Dunlop is offering an alternative approach with a new digital lending platform that utilizes machine learning to …

2021 Multifamily Housing Market Outlook Shaped by Growth Trends, Housing Prices

COVID Disrupts Markets Again The country began breathing a sigh of relief in the second quarter of 2021 as U.S. GDP returned to pre-pandemic levels. With a substantial part of the U.S. population vaccinated, the unemployment rate plummeted, schools began preparing for in-person instruction and restaurants were back in business, again surpassing grocery sales in volume.But just as things seemed to be returning to “normal,” the delta variant of COVID began to spread. New COVID cases …




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