Our discussion will highlight:
- National and local area construction and absorption trends
- Labor market observations
- NIC/NREI Investor Sentiment Survey results
- Transactions volume, pricing and cap rate trends
- Comparative commercial real estate investment performance returns
- Current trends and near-term outlook for seniors housing market fundamentals
Building affordable housing is not particularly affordable. Costs of construction usually far exceed the revenues generated by rents. Without utilizing highly complex financing tools, often from multiple sources, for developing, preserving, and operating affordable apartments, building affordable housing is often impossible. This topic will help you understand how to effectively utilize available financing tools to develop quality housing for low-income residents. The material also explains the myriad of financing tools available for affordable housing and the complex application procedures for these funding sources. This information is essential for anyone involved in the development or operation of affordable housing and will enhance one's understanding of affordable housing financing tools and the benefits and challenges of each.
Property has long been one of the most favourable options for investors. As an asset class, it has performed well over the long-term. As an investment proposition, its premise remains relatively straightforward to understand. Historically popular and increasingly versatile, property affords investors with the ability to tailor investments to their specific financial ambitions - and that’s particularly the case today, especially with the various technology platforms available.
MSCI host a webinar to explore the Q4 2018 results for the MSCI Global Quarterly Property Fund Index followed by a discussion on the role of disruptive technologies in real estate. With technology impacting the role real estate plays on a tenant’s business model, investors will need to understand a tenant’s strategy in much greater detail going forward.