The apartment job sector commenced the New Year delivering a solid performance. Apartment jobs postings comprised more than 41 percent of the real estate sector in January, surpassing the 2019 monthly average of 39 percent. Top cities for job openings included Kansas City, Mo.; Austin, Texas; Raleigh, N.C.; Nashville, Tenn.; and Indianapolis. This month’s edition spotlights the maintenance technician. Demand for these positions was more than three times the U.S. average in Denver. The top specialized skills employers are seeking for maintenance technicians include plumbing, repair, HVAC, carpentry, and painting.