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Multifamily is the safest investment next year, particularly with rising fears of a recession. The asset class is more protected against downturns than any other asset class, making it a safe investment as the cycle matures.

“Multifamily is definitely more protected against economic downturns than any other type of property,” Nat Kunes, SVP of investment management at AppFolio, tells GlobeSt.com. “A shift in the economy doesn’t mean people will forgo homes. They might forgo retail experiences, which may force retailers to close up shop—literally—but people will always need homes. It’s as simple as that. Yes, the multifamily market might experiences subtle shifts, but those shifts are nothing in comparison to the impact felt by investors in other property types.”

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 GlobeSt.com 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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