THE WAY FORWARD

An exploration of the future and the transformation ahead for how we will work, live and invest.

2021 U.S. REAL ESTATE MARKET OUTLOOK

Explore the 2021 U.S. Real Estate Market Outlook for insights on accelerating trends and recovery forecasts for the economy and various real estate sectors.

Unparalleled Access. Unrivaled Outcomes.


CBRE Multifamily is the #1 ranked apartment brokerage firm globally and in the U.S.* We combine investment sales, financing and investment banking services providing clients access to the most experienced and highly specialized multifamily professionals in every market throughout the globe.

$33.3 Billion

U.S Multifamily Sales Volume

$30.4 Billion

U.S Multifamily Finance Volume

Top U.S. Apartment Broker

Since 2001
(Real Capital Analytics)

*Source: Real Capital Analytics (RCA) - Top Global Investment Brokers of 2019

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SIX WAYS CBRE MULTIFAMILY DELIVERS ADVANTAGE


Powerful Insights
CBRE is the #1 ranked U.S. multifamily sales broker and top multifamily loan originator. The sheer amount of transaction volume that we do affords us incomparable access to data and market intelligence that we transform into powerful and unique insights. 

Access To Capital
With access to diverse capital sources around the globe and experience across all loan types, CBRE provides clients with the greatest number of financing options and helps identify the best partners for their asset and capital stack strategy.

Integrated & Streamlined Execution
We assemble the best and most comprehensive team possible for every project and collaborate across geographic borders and service lines to offer significant value to our clients.

Specialized Expertise
CBRE Multifamily has niche specialists with expertise in: affordable housing, Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac/FHA lending programs, investment banking, manufactured housing, multifamily valuation, senior housing and student housing.

Innovative Technology
CBRE Deal Flow connects investors to the largest, most diverse for-sale inventory, and we put this data to work to anticipate trends. In addition to CBRE Deal Flow, our professionals leverage interconnected technologies in their day-to-day workflow to power superior outcomes for every client they serve.

Connected Global Scale
With leadership in every global market, we bridge geographic divides and organizational boundaries across our global enterprise to swiftly and flawlessly execute for our clients.

Advantage in All Sizes

A hub for small- to mid-cap multifamily transactions

Deal Flow to the World

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Lending Programs


CBRE Capital Markets is the premier provider of commercial and multifamily financing and investment sales. In addition to our relationships with correspondent life companies and institutional lenders, our fully integrated platform provides seamless access to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA financing programs.

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Fannie Mae

Fannie Mae

Leading Fannie Mae DUS Lender in 2018

CBRE Multifamily Capital, Inc. is an approved lender under Fannie Mae’s Delegated Underwriting and Servicing DUS program.
FHA/HUD

FHA/HUD

The FHA/HUD lending specialty leverages CBRE Capital Markets’ unmatched financing capabilities, vast commercial real estate experience and superior execution to maximize our clients’ business potential each and every day.
Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac

#1 Ranked Freddie Mac Optigo Lender in 2018

CBRE Capital Markets is an approved Freddie Mac Optigo lender.
Freddie Mac Small Balance Loans

Freddie Mac Small Balance Loans

Non-recourse multifamily financing from $1–7.5 million

The CBRE Freddie Mac Multifamily Small Balance Loan Program (SBL) is a dedicated platform within CBRE Capital Markets that originates, underwrites, closes and services loans for smaller multifamily properties.

Welcome to The Age of Responsive Real Estate

Explore the 10 big trends shaping how we will live, work and invest in the coming decade.

Research & Insights

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Special Report: U.S. Cap Rate & Investor Sentiment Survey

Analyze capitalization rates in your markets and explore findings and insights on market conditions across sectors

The New World of Rent Control: California

California recently became only the second state in (following Oregon) to enact statewide residential rent control.
U.S. Quarterly Figures

U.S. Quarterly Figures

U.S. quarterly figures for each commercial real estate sector.

U.S. Multifamily Inbound Investment Trends H2 2019

Inbound capital to U.S. multifamily in H2 2019 decreased by 27.3% to $10.7 billion due to a steep decline in portfolio deals. Inbound capital for single-asset deals increased by 3.8% to $6.1 billion.

Multifamily Innovation Watch

This series highlights key trends across the multifamily sector, current examples of industry innovation, and forward-looking predictions for what’s next.

U.S. Green Building Adoption Index for Multifamily Buildings | 2019

Researchers found that 3.3% of the 7.7 million multifamily units across 39,071 investment-grade multifamily buildings within the top-30 U.S. Markets have already been certified as “green”. 

Apartment Turnover Rate Continues to Fall

Multifamily turnover—the percentage of total rented units not renewed each year—fell to 47.5% in 2018, its lowest level in at least two decades.

Housing Undersupply Contributes to Housing Affordability Challenge

U.S. Multifamily Research Brief

U.S. Multifamily Housing: A Primer for Offshore Investors

CBRE presents its report on the U.S. multifamily market and its potential and appeal as an investment class for offshore investors.

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