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U.S. multifamily transactions hit record $184b in 2019
Research - JANUARY 27, 2020

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U.S. multifamily transactions hit record $184b in 2019

by Kali Persall

U.S. multifamily acquisitions hit their highest volume last year since 2005, jumping up to $184 billion, according to new research by CBRE.

According to the report, overall investments were driven by single-asset purchases, which reached $145 billion, a 10.3 percent increase from 2018.

 

Of the multifamily sectors, garden assets saw the highest deal volume with investments totaling $118 billion, accounting for 64 percent of total multifamily investments. However, the mid/high-rise segment saw a year-over-year decrease of 0.9 percent to $65.3 billion, weakened by rent regulations and poor rent growth.

“We expect sustained enthusiasm and capital for multifamily investment through 2020, along with deep pools of debt capital to finance buying activity,” said Richa

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