Research Center - South

  • 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
  • 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
  • Raleigh: Solid Fundamentals Round Triangle’s Edges

    Population gains and steady rent growth are luring multifamily investors and developers to the Research Triangle. Demand is outstripping supply, but with more than 5,000 units scheduled for completion by year-end, that trend is likely to moderate.

    29 September 2017 16:52
  • Hurricane Harvey: Impact on Houston Multifamily

    An initial analysis by Yardi Matrix found that between 45,000 and 72,000 units—or 7 to 11 percent of the multifamily universe—were rendered uninhabitable.

    12 September 2017 14:39
  • 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
  • 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