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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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  • Amherst Capital White Paper Explores Opportunity in Transitional Commercial Real Estate Lending

    NEW YORK, April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amherst Capital has released a new white paper, "Transitional Lending – The Sweet Spot in CRE Investing," which argues that lending in the approximately $50 billion transitional commercial real estate ("CRE") market has the potential to provide a better risk-reward opportunity than other CRE sectors in the current investing environment.

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  • Transitional Lending - The Sweet Spot in CRE Investing

    White Paper - March 2017
    This paper examines the risk-reward associated with investing in stabilized/non-stabilized CRE, and argues that low leverage loans backed by transitional properties are the sweet spot for CRE investing in the current environment.

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  • "Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Housing takes center stage at SXSW"

    HousingWire - March 2017
    “How do we make real estate sexy like South By Southwest is,” Sean Dobson, chairman and CEO of Amherst Holdings, joked at his company’s session at the renowned conference in Austin.

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  • Amherst Capital featured in BNY Mellon's 2017 People Report

    Trust leads to confident investment decisions. As a trusted name in the market, Amherst Capital Management is offering clients and investors new opportunities to invest in the world’s largest asset class.

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  • "Credit Restrictions Cost Home Buyers ‘Deal of a Lifetime'"

    The Wall Street Journal - December 2016
    Credit Restrictions Cost Home Buyers 'Deal of a Lifetime'

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Research and Analytics Team


1. Provided through a consulting agreement with Amherst Capital

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