Research Center - Richmond
Upscale Demand Boosts Rent Growth in Richmond
After trailing the U.S. average throughout the current cycle, the metro’s rent growth reached 2.6 percent as of December, bucking the national trend during 2017’s fourth quarter.
High-Paying Jobs Add to Upscale Demand in Richmond
Although overall employment growth is tepid and continues to trail the national rate, the metro’s economy is slowly but steadily diversifying, drawing investors and large projects.