Research Center - Matrix

  • Riding the Tech Boom in Seattle

    Amazon and Google continue to boost office construction and leasing activity across the metro, drawn by a skilled workforce and booming economy.

    06 March 2018 13:34
  • San Diego Remains a Landlord’s Market

    Demand continues to be healthy in the area, sustained by demographic expansion and a sluggish pipeline. Rent growth ended 2017 at 4.6 percent, nearly double the U.S. average.

    05 March 2018 14:29
  • Construction Surge Stalls Rent Growth in San Antonio

    Despite a wave of new deliveries—which dampened rent growth to just 0.8 percent—the metro’s multifamily fundamentals remain healthy, sustained by above-trend employment gains.

    02 March 2018 15:45
  • Oversupply Softens Rent Growth in Portland

    A healthy job market and strong population gains continue to sustain multifamily demand across the metro, where more than 5,000 apartments are scheduled for delivery in 2018.

    01 March 2018 14:42
  • Albuquerque Struggles on Recovery Path

    Despite a slowdown in 2017, the metro’s multifamily market performance is in line with its historical averages. Core submarkets are leading growth, while the suburbs gradually recover from the most recent downturn.

    27 February 2018 19:44
  • 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
  • Thriving Economy Fuels Dynamic Market in Charlotte

    The city’s robust growth is attributable to its flourishing economy, low cost of living and high quality of life.

    26 February 2018 14:56
  • Economic Growth Pushes Up Demand in Raleigh

    The area’s multifamily market had a healthy run in 2017. Favorable living and wage conditions lure many local graduates to remain within the region, expanding the Research Triangle’s economy and fueling rental demand.

    23 February 2018 14:50
  • Maintaining Balance in Portland

    As the local economy is shifting from electronics hardware and manufacturing toward software and web services, demand for office space remains strong across the metro, especially in high-profile submarkets such as the CBD and Pearl District.

    22 February 2018 15:30
  • Going With the Flow in Knoxville

    Recent population gains sustain a strong demand for apartments across the metro, boosting development, which is on track to exceed the cycle average this year.

    21 February 2018 15:10
  • Robust Development Tempers Occupancy in Tampa

    Multifamily demand is expected to remain strong across the metro, which has become a tech industry hotbed in recent years, due to housing affordability and a favorable tax and regulatory environment.

    21 February 2018 12:43
  • Supply Moderates Rent Growth in Nashville

    The lack of affordable units and record deliveries are dampening growth, although healthy fundamentals and the potential for economic improvement are drawing developers and investors alike.

    06 February 2018 16:27
  • 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
  • Orlando Closes the Year in Style

    As population gains further bolster demand, multifamily rents are prone to above-trend growth in the foreseeable future.

    02 February 2018 12:30
  • Demand Pushes Twin Cities’ Occupancy to Top

    Although investor appetite is high, deliveries haven’t kept up with demand. Roughly 6,700 units were underway late last year, mostly targeting high-income residents.

    01 February 2018 12:30