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Over the past two decades, the single-family rental industry has evolved into an institutional-caliber asset class—so where is the sector going next?

August 10, 2021 Jonathan Ellenzweig, Chief Investment Officer, Tricon Residential

The mid-year pulse survey, underwritten by Holland Partner Group, will track changes in sentiment and strategies over the past few months, especially as the pandemic, climate events, and geopolitics have continued their rapid evolution since the beginning of 2021.

August 9, 2021 AFIRE

The future is bright for build-to-rent housing, and institutional investors are increasingly looking at investing in the sector.

August 3, 2021 Stacy Krumin, Partner, Real Estate Practice & Global Board Member, Squire Patton Boggs; John Thomas, Partner, Real Estate Practice Leader, Squire Patton Boggs

With uncertainty remaining high in real estate, potential outcomes for big cities may upend the long-running megatrend toward urbanization.

July 29, 2021 Dave Bragg, Co-Head of Strategic Research, Green Street; Jared Giles, Senior Research Associate, Green Street

Facing fiscal challenges, social unrest, geopolitical conflict, climate change, supply chain disruption, and the ongoing COVID crisis, what should tomorrow’s real estate leaders do today to prepare for the future ahead?

July 27, 2021 AFIRE

Institutional investment in single-family rentals accounts for less than 5% of the segment, but that balance could start to change.

July 27, 2021 Gleb Nechayev, CRE, Head of Research and Chief Economist, Berkshire Residential Investments

As the world now deals with the latter stages of the pandemic, with many cities now cautiously entering a recovery phase, what have we learned, and how should CRE investors think about the future of urbanism?

July 21, 2021 AFIRE

Could an idea to “bring back” New York after the pandemic work in other cities? (Adapted from “Real Estate: A Love Story” by Joshua Benaim.)

July 20, 2021 Joshua Benaim, Founder, Aria; Author, "A Real Estate Love Story"

This special four-part series presents key ideas that point towards possible futures for the housing sector and institutional investors.

July 19, 2021 Benjamin van Loon, Editor-in-Chief, Summit Journal

The 2021 AFIRE International Investor Survey offers a sense of calculated optimism for CRE investment in the year ahead.

July 15, 2021 Gunnar Branson, CEO, AFIRE

For commercial real estate investors, inflation fears are real—but are they rational?

July 15, 2021 Martha Peyton, Managing Director of Applied Research

Housing—single-family, multifamily, rentals, and everything in between—is front-of-mind for thought leaders in Summit and the broader AFIRE membership.

July 14, 2021 Benjamin van Loon, Editor-in-Chief, Summit Journal

By global definition, sustainability is challenge for many investors. Real estate’s reluctance to embrace advanced data sensing and analytics in the years past has started to change.

July 13, 2021 AFIRE

In the past two years alone, more than $50 billion has been invested into emerging proptech. As new businesses in proptech continue to expand, what should investors pay attention to?

June 23, 2021 AFIRE

Border shutdowns as a result of pandemic policy have been a major sticking point for cross-border investment over the past year. What should investors know about travel into the US right now?

June 17, 2021 AFIRE

Border shutdowns as a result of pandemic policy have been a major sticking point for cross-border investment over the past year. What should investors know about travel into the US right now?

June 15, 2021 AFIRE

Media Coverage

Foreign investors in the U.S. have traditionally focused acquisitions on trophy properties in the top handful of core markets, but that trend is changing as persistently low yields make it hard to meet return targets.

May 6, 2021 Yardi Matrix