The 2020 Pandemic and Other Primary Factors of Urban Exodus

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Join MBA and industry experts for data-drive analysis of the migration patters during 2020 and into 2021, and what the primary factors were for such movement. Narratives for relocation throughout the year shifted from the initial fear of contracting the virus in dense urban settings to the acceptance and desire of flexible work arrangements, and even included civil and racial unrest. This conversation will shed light on what is fact, and what may have overblown in media reports or water cooler conversations. Single-family and commercial/multifamily lenders should attend this conversation and apply the data to business planning for 2021 and beyond.


3:00-4:00 PM ET


  • Migration patterns from urban to suburban neighborhoods in 2020
  • Impact of COVID-19, telework and school closures, and social unrest
  • Impact of interest rates and other economic factors
  • Historical comparisons of urban and suburban composition and migration patterns
  • What this means for single-family, multifamily, and commercial real estate

Who Should Attend?

  • Senior executives at single-family and commercial/multifamily lenders and servicers
  • Chief Strategy Officers
  • Economists and Data Analysts
  • Loan Originators and Heads of Production or Business Development


  • Michael Fratantoni, Chief Economist, Senior Vice President, Research & Technology
  • Stephan D. Whitaker, Policy Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Jamie Woodwell, Vice President of Commercial/Multifamily Research