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  • Albuquerque: On the Mend

    The area's multifamily market is held back by a persistent struggle with a sluggish labor market. Despite being the hub of New Mexico’s technology corridor, the metro has only experienced modest population and employment growth throughout the recent economic expansion.

    21 June 2017 13:02
  • May Employment Solid but Concerns Remain

    The United States economy added 138,000 jobs in May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate has now remained at less than 5 percent for a year, but the picture is not entirely rosy.

    20 June 2017 18:39
  • Miami’s Healthy Climate

    With substantial job gains and above-average population growth, the city continues to foster positive fundamentals for multifamily. However, rent growth has decelerated to long-term averages, as the overwhelming amount of new supply begins to take its toll.

    20 June 2017 15:06
  • Market Pulse for July 2017

    Commentary and data were supplied by Michael Neal, a senior economist with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

    20 June 2017 14:28
  • Renters Are Choosing the Suburbs in Greater Numbers than Cities; Atlanta Metro in the Lead

    Greater Atlanta leads the nation with a 26 percent increase in renter-occupied households in its suburban markets versus only 10 percent in its urban areas.

    19 June 2017 20:35
  • Rent Growth

    Rents were up 1.5% nationwide in May, down 40 basis points from April, 90 basis points from March and well below the 5.3% growth rate of a year ago. Deceleration is more than firmly established, as the year-over-year growth rate has decreased for 13 straight months since reaching 5.4% in April 2016. The last time the year-over-year increase was as low as 1.5% was in April 2011.

    19 June 2017 20:09
  • U.S. Equity REITs

    Among the U.S. multifamily-focused REITs, NexPoint Residential Trust, Inc. delivered the highest one-year total return of 78.7 percent.

    19 June 2017 20:01