Items Tagged with 'Multifamily investment'

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  • TIAA’s Nuveen Real Estate plots massive expansion in multifamily market

    Launches multifamily fund with $550 million in initial funding
    Nuveen Real Estate, a global real estate investment manager owned by TIAA, is planning a significant expansion of its multifamily real estate business in the U.S. Nuveen announced this week that it launching what it calls the “U.S. Cities Multifamily Fund,” a real estate investment vehicle that just closed on its first investment round, which raised $550 million to invest in multifamily real estate.
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  • Calabria to Senate: Don’t expect any changes to GSE multifamily business

    FHFA director nominee says GSEs’ multifamily business is healthy
    While Mark Calabria could very well enact some significant changes at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac if he’s approved to serve as the next director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Calabria told a Senate panel this week that there likely won’t be any changes to the way that Fannie and Freddie operate in the multifamily space.
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  • Fannie Mae grew its multifamily portfolio by nearly $30 billion in 2018

    GSE made $2.2 billion off multifamily last year
    Unlike its GSE counterpart, Fannie Mae had a great year in multifamily in both production and its bottom line. Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac grew their multifamily portfolios by sizable margins in 2018, but Freddie Mac saw its net income from multifamily fall by $700 million. Fannie Mae, on the other hand, saw its net income from multifamily rise by approximately $1.3 billion.
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  • Redwood Trust buying real estate investment loan originator 5 Arches

    REIT acquires remaining 80% of originator
    Last year, Redwood Trust, a real estate investment trust that specializes in buying and securitizing jumbo mortgages, grew its real estate investor loan business when it acquired a 20% stake in 5 Arches, an originator and asset manager of investor-focused loans. As part of the deal, Redwood Trust had the right to purchase the remaining 80% of 5 Arches within one year. And now, Redwood Trust plans to do just that.
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  • Freddie Mac just had its biggest year ever in multifamily

    Multifamily support hits all-time high
    We already knew that Freddie Mac set an all-time record for multifamily security issuance in 2018, so it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that 2018 was the government-sponsored enterprise’s best overall year ever in multifamily. Here are more details about how the GSE got there.
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  • Freddie Mac set all-time record for multifamily security issuance in 2018

    GSE issued more multifamily securities than ever before
    Freddie Mac continued its record-setting ways in the multifamily business in 2018, establishing a new record for multifamily security issuance for the second year in a row. According to the government-sponsored enterprise, it issued $72.8 billion in multifamily securities in 2018, breaking its 2017 record of $68 billion.
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  • Commercial real estate insider: Investors need to broaden their minds about funding sources

    The most important debt products you may not know about
    [Expert commentary] When it comes to debt, everyone seems to be eating from the same basic food groups. Banks, commercial mortgage-backed securities and big balance sheets dominate the market. If you're a multifamily investor, there’s also Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But most folks are really missing the most important and liquid debt products out there.
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  • Juniper Square raises $25 million to help make it easier to invest in real estate

    Software company connects investment firms to outside capital
    Juniper Square, a technology company that helps connect investment firms with private capital to be used to invest in real estate, announced this week that it raised $25 million to help grow its business. “Our mission is to transform the world’s private capital markets through software,” said Alex Robinson, Juniper Square’s CEO and co-founder.
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