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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COMMUNITY AND RESORT

MASTER-PLANNED COMMUNITIES

July 6, 2018

Todd LaRue

Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities:
Mid-Year Update 2018

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 2018.

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SENTIMENT SURVEY

REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDS

June 28, 2018

Leonard Bogorad

RCLCO’s Mid-Year 2018 Sentiment Survey Results
Optimism Pulls Back Slightly

RCLCO’s outlook for generally positive, though moderating, operating and investment performance through the remainder of 2018 is consistent with the majority of survey respondents.

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URBAN REAL ESTATE

REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDS

June 19, 2018

Adam Ducker

The New Geography of Urban America: An Interactive Mapping Tool for Classifying Urban Neighborhoods

Based on recent work with the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing, RCLCO has expanded its original methodology to offer a new framework made up of six categories of urban places.

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CHARTBOOK

REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDS

May 17, 2018

Taylor Mammen

RCLCO Quarterly Chartbook, 1st Quarter 2018: The Impacts of Increasing Interest Rates

The latest edition of the RCLCO Chartbook for Q1 2018.

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING

REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDS

May 7, 2018

The RCLCO Foundation 50th Anniversary Paper Prize Winner: Maximizing Public Sector Air Rights as an Affordable Housing Solution

Maximizing Public Sector Air Rights as an Affordable Housing Solution

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URBAN REAL ESTATE

REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDS

April 26, 2018

Derek Wyatt

The Impact of Mobility on Apartment Rents

An important shift in how the real estate industry understands location and evaluates sites is the concept of mobility – the combination of proximity, accessibility, and available transportation options – and it’s also one of the easiest factors a property owner can improve on-site.

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URBAN REAL ESTATE

April 4, 2018

E-Sports Arenas: Are Video Games the Next Great Urban Entertainment Anchor in Real Estate?

As the e-sports market continues to expand, additional demand for e-sports arenas is likely, presenting global development and adaptive reuse opportunities...

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INSTITUTIONAL

March 15, 2018

Ben Maslan

The Monte Carlo Simulation: Contemplating Risk in Real Estate Investing

The real estate industry has historically lacked quantifiable assessments of risk as a tool to improve investment decision-making...

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COMMUNITY AND RESORT

REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDS

March 2, 2018

Gregg Logan

Where Is the Homeownership Rate Headed?
Examining the Implications for New Housing

In this issue of The Advisory, we examine the prospect for growth in the U.S. homeownership rate and how that is likely to influence new for-sale housing development opportunities. Will the rate stay flat, trend up again, or resume its 2005-2015 decline? What does that mean for new for-sale housing development opportunities?

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URBAN REAL ESTATE

SPORTS VENUE DEVELOPMENT

February 15, 2018

A Whole New Ball Game: Reframing the Impact of Sports Venues as Urban Anchors

From the Super Bowl to the Olympics, sporting events attract hundreds of millions of people each year. Just as importantly, however, the venues that host these events are often cultural and economic backbones of the communities in which they are located.

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