The Advisory

Read through our latest findings

In addition to helping clients make the best decisions about real estate investment, repositioning, planning, and development, RCLCO strategists strive to answer their own questions about market trends via ever-evolving, analytically-based research. Below are published issues of The Advisory - always internally crafted, each article is researched and written by a group of RCLCO Managing Directors, Vice Presidents, and Associates.

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REAL ESTATE TRENDS

SUBURBAN HOUSING

December 5, 2016

Adam Ducker

Re-Painting the Picket Fence:
A New Definition and Interactive Map of Suburbia

Do you live in a suburb? For many Americans, the answer to this question is a resounding “yes”!

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COMMUNITY AND RESORT

SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSING

November 17, 2016

Gregg Logan

New Single-Family Housing Market Overview - Florida Q3 2016
Continued Strength in the Sunshine State

The combined new single-family home sales of six major Florida metro market areas were up 22% YTD over 2015 as of Q3 2016...

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INSTITUTIONAL

REAL ESTATE TRENDS

November 11, 2016

Taylor Mammen

RCLCO Quarterly Chartbook: 3rd Quarter, 2016

The latest edition of the RCLCO Chartbook for Q3 2016.

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INSTITUTIONAL

INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY & DEMAND

November 4, 2016

Simon Soomekh

The Big Shrink: The Shift Toward Smaller Industrial Spaces in the Face of Growing User Demands

As e-commerce trends continue to dictate the need for more “last-mile” delivery space, the renovation of existing retail space may become a more common and feasible option.

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URBAN REAL ESTATE

DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS

October 27, 2016

Derek Wyatt

Shining Light on a Shadow Market: Understanding the Single-Family Renter

With the rise of institutional-grade developments targeting this segment in some markets, a better understanding of the demographic characteristics of this market segment can help both investors and developers evaluate opportunities in this asset class.

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URBAN REAL ESTATE

REAL ESTATE TRENDS

October 13, 2016

Derek Wyatt

Is Smaller Getting Bigger? Visualizing Micro Units Across the United States

This week, instead of our regular Advisory format, RCLCO releases our most recent data analysis project--an animated and interactive map showing 21,500 of the nation’s micro units in 148 markets, including a time series going back to the 1920s.

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COMMUNITY AND RESORT

REAL ESTATE TRENDS

September 26, 2016

Gregg Logan

Evaluating the Top 25 Most Active Markets: A Look at Single-Family Housing Momentum

RCLCO identified the 25 most active metros and ranked them relative to each other in terms of their potential for continued for-sale single-family homebuilding. Find out which markets made the top of RCLCO’s Single-Family Housing Momentum Index.

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URBAN REAL ESTATE

REAL ESTATE TRENDS

September 15, 2016

Erin Talkington

Honey I Shrunk the Apartments: Average New Unit Size Declines 7% Since 2009

The average new apartment unit size dropped 7% from 2000-2009 to 2010-2016. Is the change the result of an uptick in the mix of studios and other small unit types, or are the units themselves getting smaller? RCLCO crunched the numbers to find out.

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STRATEGIC PLANNING

REAL ESTATE TRENDS

August 31, 2016

Ben Maslan

Exploring Improved Diversification Strategies to Reduce Portfolio Risk

For several decades, diversification by geographic region has been a critical component of real estate portfolio allocation.

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URBAN REAL ESTATE

REAL ESTATE TRENDS

August 11, 2016

Erin Talkington

The Rise of Co-Living: Moving Beyond the College Dorm

Co-living concepts provide a bedroom in new construction at favorable prices with professional management, while still yielding strong development spreads.

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