It was another year of dominance for the multifamily sector. It remains the preferred property type of most commercial real estate investors and is the strongest performer by any metric you look at. Cap rates and vacancy rate remain near historic lows. Rents are rising. And the development pipeline is healthy with most observers comfortable that there is no immediate danger of overbuilding.
In 2013, the most popular stories about the sector were those that updated on the fundamentals. Our readers had a voracious appetite to get insight and analysis on the latest figures. The stories help illustrate the overall trajectory for the sector as the year comes to a close. To re-live the highlights, click through our gallery.