Research Center - Midwest

  • Strong Demand Augments Twin Cities Occupancy

    The metro’s healthy economic growth, low unemployment rate and strong multifamily fundamentals continue to attract investors and developers to the region.

    28 September 2017 14:59
  • All Eyes on Core in Cleveland

    The city's market is growing slowly, particularly in submarkets outside the urban core that still face difficulties stemming from the last downturn.

    08 September 2017 16:28
  • 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
  • St. Louis Gears Up

    Despite a slowly declining population, the city continues to see positive economic trends driven by job gains in education and health services, leisure and hospitality, and professional and business services.

    07 July 2017 12:35
  • Detroit: Far From Singing the Blues

    Despite numerous headwinds, the city is gamely bouncing back, thanks to concerted efforts by public and private sources to bring commerce and households back to the area.

    29 June 2017 13:07
  • Indianapolis: Full Speed Ahead

    Demand for apartments continues to be strong, thanks to the locale’s relative affordability. The city’s high-quality education system and skilled workforce attract residents and employers, propelling economic growth.

    27 June 2017 09:55
  • Nashville’s Supply Side Shines

    The area's multifamily fundamentals continue to be solid on most levels. With strong demand fueled by robust population gains and consistent job growth, the market remains a hot ticket for investors.

    31 May 2017 12:35
  • Knoxville Gives It the Old College Try

    The metro’s economy has benefited from gains in a number of sectors, pushing investment sales to a new cycle high.

    24 May 2017 13:19
  • Chicago Rents Inch Up; Highest Increase in Douglas Neighborhood

    2016 was a year of moderate rent increases in the city of Chicago. The average price for a rental in Chicago went up 5.9 percent year-over-year, closing the year at $1,738/month.

    22 May 2017 20:05
  • Kansas City’s New Look

    Kansas City is in the midst of a transformation, growing as a financial and research center, with increased investment in infrastructure, all of which support multifamily fundamentals.

    19 May 2017 13:19
  • Yardi Matrix: Steady Columbus

    The metro’s multifamily market has stabilized, thanks to moderate rent increases resulting from steady employment gains and healthy population growth.

    20 February 2017 13:16
  • Yardi Matrix: Indianapolis Shifts to Higher Gear

    Company expansions and relocations are boosting job growth, fueling demand for apartments and driving up rents.

    14 February 2017 10:32
  • Yardi Matrix: Steady in St. Louis

    The metro is enjoying a spell of solid employment and rent growth, which has pushed investor activity to cycle highs.

    10 February 2017 09:40
  • Yardi Matrix: Detroit, Approaching the Fast Lane?

    The city is steadily overcoming its resonant collapse and continuing its recovery from the Great Recession.

    06 February 2017 08:21