Robert is a copywriter at CommercialCafe and brings 3+ years of experience in commercial real estate. He previously worked as a copywriter at PropertyShark, as a senior associate editor at Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News, and also wrote monthly market reports at Yardi Matrix.
The area's healthy economy and broad-based job and population growth are fostering demand for rentals and attracting developers and investors. This list highlights the metro’s top private, REIT and institutional owners, based on unit counts, according to Yardi Matrix data.
Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the $73 million, 348-unit community's 103 units are already leased. One of its highlighted amenities include a dedicated gallery space in collaboration with the Morean Arts Center.
Ballooning home prices have made homeownership more difficult, and in turn put downward pressure on apartment vacancy rates. The pronounced need for housing has resulted in a construction boom, and there are no signs of a slowdown.