Build-to-Rent

Here you will find all of our articles with topics that cover build-to-rent.

Standard Build-to-Rent Nomenclature: A Path to Greater Acceptance

20 members of our New Home Trends Institute’s Build-to-Rent council recently gathered to give the industry some missing clarity and consistency in terminology. The goal was to align on the terms that will: 

The Light: As For-Sale Demand Weakens, Single-Family Rentals Outperform

In the first three weeks of May, 30-year fixed mortgage rates hovered near 5.25% and eased to just above 5% by month end. Paired with record-high home prices in most markets, the highest mortgage rates in over ten years (per …

The Light: New Amenities for a New Customer

What consumers want in a community is shifting, requiring master plan and rental community developers to rethink once-standard amenities and respond to changing needs.

The Light: Demand Shifting from Owning to Renting

High home prices and rapidly rising mortgage rates have created a rosy backdrop for the rental sector, with many prospective home buyers …

The Light: Creative Land Development

Our team compiled 22 opportunities for 2022. They cover a wide range of topics, from affordability solutions to migration patterns. Here is what to expect for land development this year. 

How Berkadia Stacks Up in the BTR World

A Black Friday level of frenzy is currently taking place in the world of BTR financing. Listen in on the third episode of our three-part series on build-to-rent (BTR) where Joel Kirstein, Managing Director at Berkadia, breaks down the capital …

The Light: Much Needed Build-to-Rent Supply Is on the Way

With the backdrop of anemically low resale supply (check out our resale agent survey), as well as for-sale new home supply, we are monitoring growth of the build-to-rent (BTR) market to help alleviate the housing shortage.

Master Plans Boom Due to Work-from-Home Surge

The boom in work-from-home demand drove record master-planned community sales in 2021. And all of the 500+ communities we surveyed certainly would have sold more if not for supply constraints. Florida dominated the list with 6 of the top 15 …