Amber Monte

The deep need for affordable housing is fueling value-add investment in the asset class. Sage Apartment Communities is focusing on elevating affordable multifamily communities in target markets throughout the US. Affordable housing is already in tight supply and demand is only expected to grow. Generally, Sage upgrades bathrooms, cabinets, fixtures, and paint as well as implements a property management strategy to maintain the asset.

“Housing affordability remains a topic of concern throughout the U.S., and we anticipate that dialogue and public concern surrounding this issue will grow in the next 12 months. This in turn will drive even stronger demand for well-appointed affordable apartments that offer a high quality of life at a reasonable rent,” Amber Monte, president of Sage Apartment Communities, tells “We foresee a continued need for affordability in the future and believe this will be a high-performing and lucrative investment strategy for years to come. Our focus is on providing solutions that give our residents a better quality of life while investing in the long-term growth of our assets. We do this through a measured approach to acquisitions, renovations, and management.”

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Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

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