Matt Maison Matt Maison

Matt Maison, Director of Research and Analysis for Arbor, is an experienced commercial real estate analyst and thought leader. His focus is on multifamily markets and the economy. Formerly, he led CBRE’s Manhattan research team, and was the Director of Corporate research at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. Prior to joining the real estate industry, Matt worked in the field of biotechnology.

Q1 2017 Multifamily Market Update: Despite Slow Sales, Prices Still Up

By: Matt Maison

7 days ago

Average asking rents in Colorado Springs increased 6.6% year-over-year as of March 2017, according to Reis. While familiar primary markets comprise most of the top 10 strongest performing markets, we are starting to see more secondary markets outperforming.

The U.S. multifamily market continued to post positive results during Q1 2017. Rent growth remained strong, while vacancy remained low and demand kept pace with high levels of new supply. Investment activity was slow to start the year, although prices continued to increase. Read More


The Numbers Behind the Dallas Multifamily Boom

By: Matt Maison

1 month ago

View over downtown Dallas from the Reunion Tower.

Dallas was one of the hottest multifamily markets in the U.S. during 2016. Rent growth accelerated as vacancy reached historic lows, strong employment growth continued to drive new development, and investment activity reached record highs. Read More


In Case You Missed It: Week Ending March 3

By: Matt Maison

3 months ago

Digital tablet computer on wooden desk.

How to profit from solar; the seventh inning market cycle stretches on; healthy buildings mean happy tenants; student housing demand ramps up; and more, in this edition of the ALEX Chatter weekly multifamily roundup.  Read More


In Case You Missed It: Week Ending Feb. 24

By: Matt Maison

3 months ago

Digital tablet computer on wooden desk.

Class-B rent growth on the rise; Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac set multifamily volume records in 2016; stable growth expected for the commercial real estate sector — and more in this week’s multifamily news roundup.  Read More


In Case You Missed It: Week Ending Jan. 20

By: Matt Maison

4 months ago

Digital tablet computer on wooden desk.

U.S. economy expands; foreign money looks to apartments outside of gateway markets; rent growth shows the strongest year-over-year gain since 2007; and more in this week’s ALEX Chatter multifamily news roundup.

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