Research Center - Matrix

  • Robust Development, Insatiable Demand in Seattle

    The city has been one of the strongest rental markets during the current cycle. Over the last five years, average rents have risen nearly $500 to $1,770.

    07 September 2017 13:19
  • Rent Growth Moderates, Demand Persists in Boston

    Above-trend population gains and increasing job growth continue to make the city one of the most stable multifamily markets in the U.S.

    05 September 2017 15:38
  • Rents Rise Despite Surging Deliveries in Denver

    Growth has cooled since the metro was among the nation’s leaders in appreciation, but rents are now increasing at a more sustainable pace.

    05 September 2017 09:13
  • Demographic Shifts Pick Up Speed in Orange County

    Employment gains, a moderate supply of new development and a high barrier to homeownership have bolstered strong multifamily demand, pushing up rents and keeping occupancy over 96 percent.

    01 September 2017 13:02
  • Oil Prices, Supply Still Influence Market in Houston

    The city's apartment market continues to struggle as oil prices remain below $50 a barrel with little prospect that they will rise soon.

    31 August 2017 16:00
  • Tourism’s Power a Draw in Orlando

    The city's multifamily market is thriving due to healthy tourism, above-trend population gains and a rapidly growing economy.

    30 August 2017 16:07
  • Rent Growth

    Rents were up 2.6% nationwide in July, a 10-basis-point decline from June. Actual rents have increased every month this year, and are up 2.7% year-to-date.

    30 August 2017 14:29
  • Rising Demand Pushes Rents Higher in Las Vegas

    Las Vegas’ recovery features above-average job and population growth. That has produced a modest but steady improvement in housing demand, as the market aims for long-term stability.

    29 August 2017 15:13
  • Supply Influx Moderates Austin Gains

    The Texas capital’s economy is strong and its population is booming, but a high volume of new supply is keeping the lid on rent growth. As of May, rents in the metro were flat compared to a 1.5 percent year-over-year national uptick.

    04 August 2017 08:50
  • Market Remains Healthy Despite Slight Dip in Rents

    July posted a 2.6 percent year-over-year increase, even after a slight decline from June, according to Yardi Matrix. So far this year, rents are up 2.7 percent compared to 2016.

    02 August 2017 15:24
  • Rents Moderate in the San Francisco Bay

    Rates have reached a point where even highly paid workers can’t afford the premium prices, despite the metro’s consistent job expansion, robust resident demand and high home prices.

    01 August 2017 15:00
  • Demand Outpaces Supply in Salt Lake City

    Driven by robust population growth and low unemployment, Utah’s largest city is rapidly expanding, generating healthy housing demand. It continues to appeal to major employers, such as Amazon, UPS and big-brand companies based along the Wasatch Front.

    31 July 2017 13:52
  • Steady Growth Cultivates Building Boom in Columbus

    The multifamily market is expanding in the area, which has been an economic standout in Ohio and the Midwest. The metro’s tight labor market is lifting average wages, attracting more residents and bolstering demand for apartments.

    28 July 2017 08:30
  • Development Boom Tempers Rent Growth in Chicago

    The city has seen costs moderate, in keeping with the nation as a whole, and features a bifurcation between luxury and working-class units.

    27 July 2017 08:41
  • Eds and Meds Spur Growth in Pittsburgh

    Once a predominantly blue-collar city, the area today relies on a diversified innovation economy and a highly educated workforce.

    26 July 2017 13:26