Research Center - Midwest

  • 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
  • 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
  • Strong Demand Augments Twin Cities Occupancy

    The metro’s healthy economic growth, low unemployment rate and strong multifamily fundamentals continue to attract investors and developers to the region.

    28 September 2017 14:59
  • All Eyes on Core in Cleveland

    The growing number of renters looking to live near work, transportation, retail and entertainment options, coupled with limited housing supply, is stimulating rent growth.

    01 September 2017 13:51
  • Steady Growth Cultivates Building Boom in Columbus

    Rents are escalating due to steady employment gains and net in-migration, driven by activity associated with Ohio State. Average rent reached $876, well below the national figure of $1,316.

    08 August 2017 07:12
  • Development Boom Tempers Chicago Rent Growth

    The city is preparing to receive a record level of new deliveries, with more than 8,000 units expected to come online this year, Yardi Matrix data shows.

    27 July 2017 07:00
  • Indianapolis: Full Speed Ahead

    Demand for apartments continues to be strong, thanks to the locale’s relative affordability. The city’s high-quality education system and skilled workforce attract residents and employers, propelling economic growth.

    07 July 2017 07:54
  • Detroit: Far From Singing the Blues

    After years of little multifamily supply, development is beginning to pick up, with more than 4,000 units under construction. Rents increased 4.2 percent year-over-year as of April, Yardi Matrix data shows.

    28 June 2017 08:21
  • St. Louis Gears Up

    Despite a slowly declining population, the city continues to see positive economic trends. Developers ramped up apartment deliveries in 2016, when 1,370 units came online, according to Yardi Matrix.

    27 June 2017 08:25
  • Knoxville Gives It the Old College Try

    The availability of affordable housing and favorable business costs make the area a fertile environment for new ventures. Home to the University of Tennessee, the market benefits from a steady stream of qualified professionals in some of the most promising job sectors.

    09 June 2017 09:52
  • Kansas City’s New Look

    The metro is in the midst of a transformation, growing as a financial and research center, with increased investment in infrastructure, all of which support multifamily fundamentals, Yardi Matrix data shows.

    08 June 2017 09:29