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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INSTITUTIONAL

REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDS

September 14, 2017

Taylor Mammen

Webinars: Contrarian Real Estate Investing Parts I & II

We invite you to view webinars produced by National Real Estate Investor online, featuring RCLCO.

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SENTIMENT SURVEY

REAL ESTATE TRENDS

July 20, 2017

RCLCO Mid-Year 2017 Sentiment Survey, Part 2
How Long Will the Expansion Continue?

Two-thirds of respondents believe the next U.S. real estate market downturn will not begin until at least 2019, and current sentiment is higher than it was a year ago. As such, respondents predict maturing but stable conditions to continue.

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SENTIMENT SURVEY

REAL ESTATE TRENDS

July 13, 2017

RCLCO Mid-Year 2017 Sentiment Survey, Part 1
Cautious Optimism Continues Even as “Trump Bump” Fizzles

The “Trump Bump” stumbles, with a large drop in the share of respondents predicting that the new administration will have a positive impact on real estate markets over the coming year.

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COMMUNITY AND RESORT

MASTER-PLANNED COMMUNITIES

July 6, 2017

Todd LaRue

Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities:
Mid-Year Update 2017

Since 1994, RCLCO has conducted a national survey identifying the top-selling MPCs. We recently surveyed MPCs throughout the country to establish the 50 top-selling communities for the first half of 2017.

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COMMUNITY AND RESORT

REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDS

April 20, 2017

Sara Kramer

Looking Beyond the Luxury Market – Are Homebuilders Building More for You and Me?

After years of building for the top of the market, are homebuilders beginning to adjust their strategy?

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URBAN REAL ESTATE

REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDS

February 21, 2017

Charles Hewlett

Market Monitor
California on Top and Bottom: Sacramento Leads the Nation in Annual Class A Rent Growth as San Francisco, San Jose Falter in 2016

Sacramento blew past major U.S. markets and posted impressive Class A apartment annual rent growth of 12.7% over the past year.

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REAL ESTATE TRENDS

URBAN REAL ESTATE

February 1, 2017

Erin Talkington

Bigger Units, Bigger Payday: Exploring and Mapping the Growth of Macro Units

We used advanced analytics to define “macro units,” determine which macro communities are defying conventional rental expectations, and identify their typical characteristics.

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COMMUNITY AND RESORT

MASTER-PLANNED COMMUNITIES

January 26, 2017

Gregg Logan

Master-Planned Communities Drive Higher Sales with Better Product Segmentation

We explore how segmentation strategies are conceived for the top-selling master-planned communities, the challenges developers face in implementing these strategies, and some innovative examples.

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SENTIMENT SURVEY

REAL ESTATE TRENDS

January 24, 2017

Charles Hewlett

A More Durable Expansion?
Sentiment by Product Type and RCLCO's Point of View

Nearly 40% of respondents believe the next U.S. real estate market downturn is at least two years off, and current sentiment is higher than it was six months ago.

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SENTIMENT SURVEY

REAL ESTATE TRENDS

January 19, 2017

Leonard Bogorad

The Trump Bump? Sentiment Up Compared with Six Months Ago

The results are in: sentiment is up from six months ago, but still down compared with year-end 2015.

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