Research Center - West

  • Riding the Tech Wave in Phoenix

    Multifamily development is not slowing down across the metro, as population growth and a thriving job market continue to fuel apartment demand.

    27 February 2018 14:52
  • Strength of the Inland Empire

    Rents continue to grow at a solid rate, thanks to steady job gains as the region’s economic cornerstone, the industrial sector, is surging.

    05 February 2018 16:42
  • Economy Watch: CA Real Estate Execs More Optimistic About Industry

    A strong belief that recent tax reform will benefit commercial real estate has encouraged many market participants to feel more optimistic about the industry's future than they did six months ago, according to the latest Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson survey.

    31 January 2018 15:45
  • Job Diversity Sustains Denver’s Economy

    Employment and population gains are pushing up demand for apartments across the metro, which had roughly 26,000 rental units under construction as of November.

    23 January 2018 15:38
  • Cranes Drive Growth in Las Vegas

    Following a silent spell for significant real estate development in the Las Vegas Valley, the market is now flooded with major projects that the construction sector is struggling to deliver.

    28 December 2017 14:38
  • Landlords Hold Pricing Power in Orange County

    Demand for apartments continues to be strong in the area, where high construction costs and surging land values maintain the housing market as one of the most expensive in the country.

    27 December 2017 14:23
  • Tech Scene Continues to Thrive in Seattle

    Fueled by the continued expansion of the technology sector and population growth, the city's multifamily market remains healthy.

    26 December 2017 15:59
  • Interest Stays High in LA

    Rent growth continues to derive from a disconnect between growing supply in the Lifestyle segment and demand for workforce properties.

    20 December 2017 13:18
  • Jobs, Population Growth Sustain Demand in San Jose

    A competitive economy is keeping the metro's unemployment rate down. With Silicon Valley continuing to expand, demand for rentals is likely to remain healthy, albeit less frothy.

    01 December 2017 16:49
  • Largest Rental Markets Flat at the End of the 2017 Peak Rental Season

    Although over 80 percent of the nation’s local markets have recorded year-over-year rent growth in September, stagnating or decreasing prices have been noticed in the largest and most expensive cities in the U.S., where renters have long been waiting for some relief.

    30 November 2017 13:00
  • Demand Breaks Records in Salt Lake City

    Solid employment gains are producing a high demand for apartments across the metro, which continues to attract investors and developers alike.

    29 November 2017 14:04
  • Rent Deceleration Continues in San Francisco

    The metro’s economy is strong and market indicators reflect continued growth, albeit at a slower pace than a couple of years ago. As supply continues to catch up with demand, Yardi Matrix expects rents to rise 0.8 percent in 2017.

    22 November 2017 13:36
  • Sacramento Market Maintains Robust Rent Growth

    While investment activity has slightly tempered in the city, property values have skyrocketed, boosting average per-unit prices to $160,000. New supply remains limited, as only 900 units will be added to the market in 2017.

    30 October 2017 13:30
  • 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 Firm, Rent Growth Totters in Portland

    The metro’s strong employment growth is pushing up multifamily demand, especially for market-rate apartments. Nearly 8,400 units were underway as of August, of which some 3,200 units are slated to come online by December.

    23 October 2017 08:13