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  • "Institutions have lots of room to grow in the SFR space, research suggests"

    National Real Estate Investor – October 2017
    There is a lot of room for SFR operators to go from a 2 percent share of the housing market to a much bigger number – according to a new research report published by Amherst Capital Management.

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  • "Mid-sized institutional players bolster investment in single-family rental home market" – October 2017
    A report on the single-family rental home market released on Monday by Amherst Capital Management LLC indicates that institutional ownership of single-family rental homes surpassed 200,000 units in 2016.

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  • "Wall Street eying single-family rental market again"

    Scotsman Guide – October 2017
    An Urban Institute panel of experts recently predicted that institutional investors will likely grow their portfolios of single-family rental units. Wall Street companies drastically scaled back their buying of single-family homes three years ago.

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  • "Sandeep Bordia Discusses Single-Family Rentals at the Urban Institute"

    September 26, 2017 - Single-Family Rentals: How Do Institutional Participants View the Market, and What Data Support Their Views?

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  • Amherst Capital Market Update: Increasing Institutional Ownership of Single-Family Rental Homes Solidifies SFR as a Long-Term Asset Class

    NEW YORK, October 2, 2017 /PR Newswire/ -- Amherst Capital released a new paper, “U.S. Single Family Rental – Institutional Activity in 2016/2017,” which finds that institutional ownership of single-family rental (SFR) homes surpassed 200,000 homes in 2016, as institutional investors continue to capture a growing share of the SFR market. According to Amherst Capital data, total institutional investment in SFR homes reached $33 billion at the end of 2016.

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  • U.S. Single Family Rental - Institutional Activity in 2016/2017

    White Paper - August 2017
    Our November 2016 white paper, "U.S. Single Family Rental—An Emerging Institutional Asset Class" examined single family rentals (“SFR”) as an institution-owned, long-term commercial real estate (“CRE”) asset. It broadly discussed the U.S. housing market and single family rentals, and examined drivers behind the growth of single family rentals, and in particular, institutional SFR. This paper updates that analysis, and takes a closer look at more recent (2016–2017) activity in the Institutional SFR space.

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  • Op-ed: “Transitional Lending: The Sweet Spot in CRE Investing”

    National Real Estate Investor – July 2017
    While the U.S. commercial real estate market in aggregate has recovered from the depths of the 2008-09 recession, reaching new all-time highs, the recovery has been uneven across sectors and regions.

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  • Round table: “Opportunities in Real Estate”

    Financial Investigator – July 2017
    Sandeep Bordia, Head of Research and Analytics, shares his views on the evolving real estate capital markets landscape during a round table discussion hosted by Financial Investigator in Amsterdam.

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  • "The Case for Innovation in Housing"

    HousingWire - June 2017
    In many markets, housing built before 1978 is loaded with environmental issues, code violations and sub-standard amenities. In many cases these homes are truly crumbling and this aged stock has not been properly supplemented post-crisis. We estimate that between 2 and 5 million new homes are missing from the market, due to a lack of development capital and mortgage credit.

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  • "Investors Eye Real Estate Debt as Bull Market Wanes"

    The Wall Street Journal - April 2017
    Investors should focus on debt rather than equity at this stage of the bull market for commercial real estate, according to a report by Amherst Capital Management LLC.

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