Research Center - Matrix

  • Albuquerque: Duke City Strives to End Woes

    The metro has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation and moderate population growth, yet its real estate fundamentals continue to lag those of neighboring areas.

    26 October 2017 14:35
  • Broad-Based Employment Fuels Demand in Indianapolis

    Indianapolis is among the nation’s top cities for finding and maintaining a job, as evidenced in a new study compiled by job search website Glassdoor.

    25 October 2017 12:27
  • Job Growth Keeps Market Steady in Miami

    The metro’s economic profile is diverse, but education and health services; leisure and hospitality; and trade, transportation and utilities continue to drive employment.

    24 October 2017 14:56
  • High-Paying Jobs Add to Upscale Demand in Richmond

    Although overall employment growth is tepid and continues to trail the national rate, the metro’s economy is slowly but steadily diversifying, drawing investors and large projects.

    23 October 2017 13:45
  • Job Growth Firm, Rent Growth Totters in Portland

    The metro’s strong employment growth is pushing up multifamily demand, especially for market-rate apartments. Nearly 8,400 units were underway as of August, of which some 3,200 units are slated to come online by December.

    23 October 2017 08:13
  • New Supply Tempers Rent Growth in San Antonio

    The metro’s economy continues to appeal to both investors and developers. Upcoming supply is robust, with more than 8,000 units under construction and another 10,000 in the planning stage.

    20 October 2017 15:26
  • SoCal Delivers for Investors in San Diego

    The metro benefits from a strong talent pool, renowned universities and its ever-growing biotechnology sector. Inventory is expected to expand significantly in the coming years, given the city’s robust multifamily pipeline and recent pro-development legislation.

    19 October 2017 13:59
  • Rapid Job Gains Reshape Tampa

    Solid fundamentals and above-trend employment growth spur demand for multifamily product across the metro, leading to significant rent increases. Transaction volume is also robust, while deliveries are expected to hit a cycle peak by the end of the year.

    18 October 2017 15:35
  • Charlotte Teems With Demand Drivers

    Employment growth made the city an attractive target for new and expanding businesses, while supporting long-term multifamily demand. Following last year’s cycle high in deliveries, some 6,800 units are slated for completion in 2017.

    10 October 2017 05:00
  • Jacksonville Set for Economic Expansion

    Multifamily remains a solid investment in the metro, where both employment and population are growing. In turn, these positive demographic changes are creating strong rental demand.

    09 October 2017 12:39
  • Inland Empire Shows Strength

    Backed by a booming industrial market, the metro added 48,000 jobs in the 12 months ending in July. Apartment deliveries have been slow throughout the cycle, but that is likely to increase as demand continues to push rents higher.

    06 October 2017 13:56
  • Kansas City’s Growth Story

    Appealing workplaces, such as WeWork, are opening in the metro's core submarkets, attracting young professionals to live-work-play environments. Job growth has exceeded the national average and helps maintain a robust demand for apartments.

    05 October 2017 14:18
  • Knoxville: No Longer in Nashville’s Shadow?

    Both investors and developers are actively seeking opportunities in the market, which is expected to add new units at a rate that has not been met since 2011.

    04 October 2017 15:30
  • Population Growth Sustains Demand in Nashville

    The city is slowly diversifying its economy, venturing from reliance on the entertainment industry. In response to the growing demand, developers are ramping up construction, with more than 13,000 units underway as of July.

    03 October 2017 13:46
  • Phoenix: Maintaining Momentum in the Desert

    The metro is outpacing the country in job creation and population growth, drawing multifamily developers and investors looking for opportunities in second-tier markets.

    02 October 2017 13:21