Research Center - Matrix

  • Orlando Closes the Year in Style

    As population gains further bolster demand, multifamily rents are prone to above-trend growth in the foreseeable future.

    02 February 2018 12:30
  • Strong Demand Pushes Occupancy to Top in Twin Cities

    Although investor appetite is high, deliveries haven’t kept up with demand. Roughly 6,700 units were underway as of November, mostly targeting high-income residents.

    01 February 2018 12:30
  • Supply Surge Dampens Rent Growth in Kansas City

    The metro continues to attract large employers and consolidate its status as a destination for travel and investment. However, the multifamily development boom has led to a rent growth slowdown.

    31 January 2018 18:59
  • Overbuilding Tempers Growth in Washington, DC

    Too much development is finally placing pressure on rents, but the capital region still ranks among the most stable multifamily markets in the U.S.

    30 January 2018 18:34
  • Rent Growth

    December’s year-over-year 2.5 percent increase was up 20 basis points over the previous month, and overall rents were $4 below their all-time high of $1,363, which was achieved in September.

    30 January 2018 13:00
  • Rents Rebound Amid Boston Building Boom

    The metro’s economy remains on sound footing, generating high-paying jobs at a fast rate and driving demand for upscale housing.

    29 January 2018 17:39
  • Mixed-Use Picks Up Steam in Philadelphia

    Despite the recent spate of multifamily deliveries, occupancy remained high across the metro, reflecting the market’s capacity to rapidly absorb new product.

    26 January 2018 19:52
  • Jacksonville Powers Through

    A relatively limited amount of new multifamily construction in Northeast Florida has kept the occupancy rate above its historical average, presenting opportunity for increased rent growth.

    25 January 2018 16:12
  • National Multifamily Outlook for 2018

    Rents are forecasted to increase by 2 percent nationally over the next year, but growth will be moderate based on the increases in supply and the lack of affordable housing in high-cost metros.

    24 January 2018 15:50
  • Job Diversity Sustains Denver’s Economy

    Employment and population gains are pushing up demand for apartments across the metro, which had roughly 26,000 rental units under construction as of November.

    23 January 2018 15:38
  • Fundamentals Rock Solid in Multifamily, Office Markets

    Commercial real estate historically has been a cyclical sector, and eight years into a solid recovery, players are having trouble deciding whether to laugh at their good fortune or cry at the thought that prosperity is about to come to an end.

    15 January 2018 11:58
  • 2018 Rent Growth Led by Strong Demand

    Although rents were down 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter, December's year-over-year increase was up 20 basis points compared to November.

    12 January 2018 18:56
  • Is Atlanta Approaching a Market Peak?

    The metro’s development boom is not slowing down. Multifamily investments and deliveries showed signs of peaking by year-end, as roughly 8,700 units came online as of October 2017.

    03 January 2018 14:09
  • Demographic Expansion Pushes Up Demand in Dallas

    Investors remain bullish, as $5 billion in multifamily assets traded in DFW last year. The recent construction surge has come at a cost, as the occupancy rate dropped by 40 basis points to 95.4 percent as of September 2017.

    02 January 2018 14:54
  • Rent Growth

    Despite the slight drop in overall rents, the year-over-year rate of growth increased to 2.5% nationwide in November, up 10 basis points over October. Overall rents are now $4 off their all-time high of $1,362, which was achieved in September.

    30 December 2017 13:01