Joe Gose is a freelance writer interested in compelling business trends and stories around the country. He has primarily focused on real estate development, finance and fundamentals for the last 23 years—the last 17 as a freelancer after leaving the Kansas City Star—and has written for numerous business and consumer publications.

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More Distress Looms in Multifamily Finance. Here’s Why.

The debt category that’s especially at risk, and potential strategies for borrowers.

How Will the Affordable Senior Housing Gap Be Filled?

What’s driving the supply-demand mismatch, and ideas for making projects work.

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How the GSEs Are Proving Vital Once Again

Entering 2023 with $150 billion for multifamily funding, Fannie and Freddie are providing capital when others retreat.

How Student Housing Investors Are Solving Today’s Financing Problem

Higher interest rates and lower leverage may make loans and deals more difficult, but transactions continue to get done.

How Long Can Rents Offset Apartment Development Challenges?

Borrowing and construction costs pressure investment returns, but rental increases still make new projects possible.

Financing Affordable Senior Housing Gets More Challenging

From ever-changing and higher construction costs to lower tax credit prices and high interest rates, developers are negotiating a new and trying environment.

How the New Rate Environment Impacts Multifamily

Market participants are adjusting strategies amid financial volatility.

Opportunity Zone Fund Appeal Shows Staying Power

Tax policy uncertainty and sky-high markets are driving investor interest, but changes could be on the way.

Self Storage Emerges as Lender Comfort Zone

The property type’s stable group of financiers is now joined by new entrants steering away from other commercial real estate categories.

Short-Term Rental Survivors Positioned for Expansion

Buoyed by remote workers and returning travelers, operators are focusing on revenue sharing vs. long-term leases.