GID’s commitment to research is a long-standing tradition within the firm. A combination of proprietary in-house research and leading third-party analytics forms the bedrock of our investment decisioning process. GID has developed several proprietary research tools that combine macroeconomic data, capital markets activity, and local apartment fundamentals with proprietary operating data from GID’s $13B+ residential portfolio. The resulting output produces a holistic view of the US apartment market, which GID integrates into our investment strategy, underwriting, and due diligence processes.
GID’s head of research leads this process. Her efforts are focused on identifying key global trends and synthesizing those influences with local supply and demand dynamics by market to produce an outside-in perspective for the Investment Committee and key professionals throughout the company. Relationships with a number of national data providers, including Moody’s, PPR, CoStar, Greenstreet, and Real Capital Analytics, supplement our substantial internal market research capabilities.
Decades of thought leadership in the multifamily sector has provided GID an investment edge unmatched by most of its peers in the asset class.