Research Center - South

  • The Priciest Zip Codes in Texas

    Apartment search portal RentCafe ranked the 50 most expensive Zip Codes in Texas. Guess which one took the top spot?

    30 August 2017 14:49
  • 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
  • Dallas: Corporate Juggernaut

    The DFW metro continues to achieve some of the fastest job and household growth rates in the U.S. The area’s economy is among the most diverse in the country and added 145,000 residents in 2016 alone.

    25 July 2017 08:03
  • Solid Fundamentals, Positive Momentum in Atlanta

    The city has become an economic powerhouse in recent years. It is currently one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the nation.

    20 July 2017 08:23
  • 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.

    05 July 2017 08:06
  • Tampa Stays Hot

    The metro's market is healthy, displaying solid fundamentals and producing strong growth. Robust investor interest and broad employment gains are driving demand across asset classes, with population growth leading to higher occupancy rates and rents.

    30 June 2017 13:36
  • San Antonio Lures Investors

    The city has a diversified economy and employment is growing in most industries. That has fueled demand for apartments, which is expected to remain high as the metro continues to add jobs and households at a rate above the national average, and as more residents move south to avoid the growing cost of housing in Austin.

    28 June 2017 10:42
  • 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
  • Rapid Growth in Raleigh-Durham

    The metro continues to appeal to investors which are being priced out or struggling to find high acquisition yields in major markets.

    30 May 2017 13:26
  • Charlotte’s Boom

    The area's multifamily market is one of the best-performing in the country, with healthy demand, job increases and strong growth potential.

    26 May 2017 13:18
  • 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
  • Jacksonville’s Rapid Growth

    A healthy employment climate, an inexpensive cost of living and mild weather are attracting jobs and new residents to Jacksonville, creating demand for apartments and bolstering rent growth.

    22 May 2017 14:30
  • Tourism Sparks Orlando’s Boom

    The city's multifamily market is expanding rapidly as a result of its strengthening economic fundamentals. Its increasing population and employment make it one of the country’s fastest-growing cities.

    02 May 2017 13:44
  • Yardi Matrix: Fever Pitch—Atlanta Demand Heats Up

    Atlanta’s multifamily market benefits from a diversified economy, a healthy development pipeline and high investor demand.

    22 March 2017 13:18
  • Yardi Matrix: Houston’s Shaky Economy

    Houston’s multifamily market is still reeling from the oil price collapse in 2015, which resulted in thousands of job cuts and slowing investment activity.

    21 March 2017 18:58