Paul Fiorilla

  • Paul Fiorilla is the director of research at Yardi Matrix, a leading commercial real estate research and data platform tailored specifically to address the needs of the commercial market industry. Learn more at

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Tax Break Creates New Frontiers of ‘Opportunity’

A new program that incentivizes real estate development in struggling communities could spur a flurry of investment activity as it helps uplift beleaguered areas. The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 contained a provision that allows investors to avoid taxes on capital gains if the money is reinvested in ...

Development Pipeline Creates Near-Term Risks for Multifamily

Multifamily development has ratcheted up in recent years, with more than 600,000 units delivered over the last two years and the same amount to be delivered in 2018 and 2019. Is the industry simply meeting the needs of the growing population or are we overbuilding?  A study by Yardi Matrix ...

How to Identify the Best Secondary Markets for Investment

Eight years into a recovery that has seen property values soar to all-time highs, the real estate market is growing nervous about how long the good times can last. The economy is fast approaching its post-World War II record of 120 months without a recession and acquisition yields are at ...