Research Center - Midwest

  • Full Throttle in Detroit

    The city is well into its economic resurgence, attracting investors and young professionals with the help of startups, technology companies and automotive giants that are exploring the trending mobility industry.

    27 March 2018 13:09
  • Demand Dampens Amid Building Surge in Cleveland

    Although underperforming against the U.S. average, the area's multifamily market remains stable, fueled by the revitalization of the city’s core.

    23 March 2018 14:03
  • Heavy Demand Powers Development Surge in Indianapolis

    The apartment boom continues in the city, spurred by demographic factors and a strong economic engine.

    22 March 2018 13:35
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Supply Surge Dampens Rent Growth in Kansas City

    The metro continues to attract large employers and consolidate its status as a destination for travel and investment. However, the multifamily development boom has led to a rent growth slowdown.

    31 January 2018 18:59
  • 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
  • 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
  • Economic Diversity Drives Growth in Columbus

    As the economy improves, the cost of living remains relatively affordable in Columbus, attracting more residents to the area and boosting multifamily demand. A business-friendly environment also draws investors and entrepreneurs to Ohio's largest city, prompting more people to rejoin the workforce.

    05 December 2017 15:33
  • Startup Scene Boosts St. Louis Rental Market

    Following the path of other Midwestern metros, the city is slowly transforming from an industrial center into a modern city with solid job gains in the health-care, business and technology sectors.

    30 November 2017 15:31
  • Detroit’s Slow Acceleration

    The metro is on the verge of an economic turnaround, largely due to its broad-based employment growth. This restoration is reflected in the local multifamily market’s improving fundamentals, as well.

    27 October 2017 13:46
  • Broad-Based Employment Fuels Demand in Indianapolis

    Indianapolis is among the nation’s top cities for finding and maintaining a job, as evidenced in a new study compiled by job search website Glassdoor.

    25 October 2017 12:27
  • Kansas City’s Growth Story

    Appealing workplaces, such as WeWork, are opening in the metro's core submarkets, attracting young professionals to live-work-play environments. Job growth has exceeded the national average and helps maintain a robust demand for apartments.

    05 October 2017 14:18
  • 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