Research Center - Matrix

  • Fundamentals Rock Solid in Multifamily, Office Markets

    Commercial real estate historically has been a cyclical sector, and eight years into a solid recovery, players are having trouble deciding whether to laugh at their good fortune or cry at the thought that prosperity is about to come to an end.

    09 January 2018 11:11
  • 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
  • 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
  • Investors Stay Bullish, Rent Growth Slows in Baltimore

    Although fueled by demand for live-work-play communities and an ongoing urban development surge, the city's multifamily market fundamentals continue to lag behind the national trend.

    21 December 2017 17:16
  • Chicago Makes Room for More Growth

    The metro continued to attract companies looking to relocate or expand, producing job gains in high-paying sectors, including financial activities. The city was slated to add some 9,000 multifamily units to its inventory in 2017, marking a post-recession high.

    21 December 2017 17:14
  • 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
  • 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
  • Transit-Oriented Development Accelerates in Queens

    An expanding pipeline and affordability issues are putting pressure on rent growth, but the borough’s multifamily market continues to show signs of long-term stability, due to New York’s overall strong fundamentals.

    08 December 2017 14:42
  • Growing Economy Spurs Development in West Palm Beach

    No major office project has come online since 2008, but market dynamics are poised to shift, with substantial new commercial developments planned for the coming years.

    07 December 2017 13:25
  • Downtown Growth Drives Demand in Cleveland

    Although underperforming in the current cycle, the area's multifamily market is on sound footing, mainly due to the city’s thriving core.

    06 December 2017 15:25
  • Inland Empire’s Road to Recovery

    Office leasing activity was solid in all submarkets, with nearly 1.5 million square feet leased across the metro. Roughly 200,000 square feet of space is scheduled to come online by year-end.

    06 December 2017 13:26