Bowen Cited in Asheville Newspaper Discussing Local Apartment Market

JOHN BOYLE | ASHEVILLE CITIZEN TIMES | 6:00 am EDT October 12, 2020 If you have any doubt that apartment developers see an opportunity in the Asheville area, consider the Oct. 14 Buncombe County Board of Adjustment agenda. It includes two separate applications for new apartments, one proposal to build 852 units off Sweeten Creek Road in South Asheville, and another to build 660 units at 20 South Bear Creek Road in West Asheville. More precisely, the two locations are just outside the city limits, which is why

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Identifying LIHTC Market Opportunities in the State of Kentucky

As we all know, there are numerous items to think about when choosing a market to develop/invest in. Due to the requirements of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program and the Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC), having a good understanding of the market/region you are looking to develop/invest in is a critical step in developing a successful LIHTC property and one that we here at Bowen National Research look forward to helping you with.   One of the more important

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate Research and Market Feasibility Studies

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many of our day-to-day activities in ways that were unimaginable just a few months ago.  While healthcare, education, transportation, and tourism were some of the employment sectors at the forefront of COVID-19’s impact, the real estate industry has not gone untouched.  Notable shifts have occurred in rent and mortgage delinquencies, eviction moratoriums have been implemented on state and federal levels, short-term mortgage forbearance has been made available, and foreclosures have temporarily been put on hold

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Identifying LIHTC Market Opportunities in the State of Indiana

As we all know, there are numerous items to think about when choosing a market to develop/invest in. Due to the requirements of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), having a good understanding of the market/region you are looking to develop/invest in is a critical step in developing a successful LIHTC property and one that we here at Bowen National Research look forward to helping you with.   One of

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Bowen National Research Caps Off Off A Successful 2018 With A Countywide Housing Needs Assessment and Studies in Puerto Rico (Jan 2019)

Bowen National Research finished a successful 2018 with the completion of a countywide Housing Needs Assessment in Michigan, along with the launch of several others, and a trip to Puerto Rico to study multiple housing projects on the island devastated by Hurricane Maria in 2017. A comprehensive analysis of Ottawa County, Michigan capped off a string of large and high-profile Housing Needs Studies that were finished by our firm in 2018. The community-wide studies included the following:   Yellow Springs,

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Bowen National Research Continues To Lead The Field In Third-Party Market Studies For Syndicators Nationwide

Among the more than 500 market studies the firm completes each year, a large number of the firm’s studies involve the market feasibility of projects being developed with financing through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program. The program provides tax incentives to encourage developers to create affordable housing. Developers of qualified properties are allocated the Tax Credits and investors in those properties take advantage of the Tax Credits. Syndicators help connect investors with developers and oversee the fund’s acquisition and the ongoing

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