Research Center - South

  • Is Atlanta Approaching a Market Peak?

    The metro’s development boom is not slowing down. Multifamily investments and deliveries showed signs of peaking by year-end, as roughly 8,700 units came online as of October 2017.

    03 January 2018 14:09
  • Demographic Expansion Pushes Up Demand in Dallas

    Investors remain bullish, as $5 billion in multifamily assets traded in DFW last year. The recent construction surge has come at a cost, as the occupancy rate dropped by 40 basis points to 95.4 percent as of September 2017.

    02 January 2018 14:54
  • Houston Embarks on Healing Process

    The outlook for the multifamily sector will brighten as residents in need of housing absorb the new supply. Rents showed positive growth for the first time in more than a year.

    29 December 2017 14:43
  • Supply Catches Up With Demand in Austin

    The Texas capital boasts a strong economic and population growth, maintaining a steady demand for multifamily, despite the temporary surge in supply.

    21 December 2017 12:28
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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