A resurgence of apartment leasing activity during Q3 2020 yielded strong demand for skilled professionals. In this edition of NAAEI’s Apartment Jobs Snapshot, job openings in the multifamily sector comprised nearly 44 percent of positions available in the real estate sector, surpassing the five-year average of 30.9 percent.
Maintenance talent was the most sought after, as residents are spending more time at home, the need for repairs and maintenance has increased significantly. Dallas, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta and Houston lead the U.S. for apartment job demand. Leasing activity was also resilient for student housing sector, as students are in search of housing nearby their campus.