Research Center - South

  • Oil Prices, Supply Still Influence Houston’s Market

    The outlook for Houston’s multifamily sector will stay cloudy as the market continues to show signs of instability, mostly due to negative rent growth and decreasing occupancy in the upscale Lifestyle segment.

    10 August 2017 11:25
  • Positive Momentum in Atlanta

    A rapidly rising population is adding to the city’s congestion issues, but also fostering demand for apartments and pushing rents higher. Rents were up 2.9 percent to $1,108 as of May, and Yardi Matrix forecasts a 3.5 percent increase in 2017.

    02 August 2017 06:45
  • Growing Inventory Caps Rent Growth in Austin

    The metro’s economy is strong and population is booming, but a heavy new supply of apartments is limiting rent growth.

    01 August 2017 07:45
  • North Texas, Corporate Juggernaut

    Dallas-Fort Worth has 48,000 multifamily units under construction, but the metro is expected to absorb its substantial pipeline due to rapid demographic expansion.

    25 July 2017 07:00
  • Broad-Based Employment Drives Demand in Tampa

    Robust investor interest and broad employment gains are driving demand across asset classes, with population growth leading to higher multifamily occupancy rates and rents, Yardi Matrix data shows.

    06 July 2017 04:11
  • Miami’s Healthy Climate

    With substantial job gains and above-average population growth, the metro continues to foster positive fundamentals for multifamily.

    04 July 2017 13:17
  • San Antonio Lures Investors

    Demand for apartments is expected to remain high as more residents move south to avoid the rising cost of housing in Austin.

    29 June 2017 19:59
  • 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
  • Charlotte’s Boom

    The metro's multifamily market is one of the best-performing in the country, with healthy demand, job increases and strong growth potential.

    02 June 2017 11:36
  • Jacksonville’s Rapid Growth

    A healthy employment climate, an inexpensive cost of living and mild weather are attracting jobs and new residents, creating demand for apartments and bolstering rent growth, according to Yardi Matrix.

    31 May 2017 08:15
  • Rapid Growth in Raleigh-Durham

    The metro continues to appeal to investors who are being priced out or struggling to find high acquisition yields in major markets. The combination of job and population growth has generated a strong demand for apartments, with average rents reaching $1,075.

    29 May 2017 06:49
  • Tourism Sparks Orlando’s Boom

    The metro’s multifamily market is expanding rapidly as a result of its strengthening economic fundamentals. Investor demand is robust, with more than $2 billion in properties changing hands during each of the past two years.

    05 May 2017 09:55
  • Atlanta, Nashville Gain as Workers Flock to the Southeast

    Southeast markets claimed eight of the top 10 positions in the Bureau of Labor Statistics February job growth rankings. Yardi Matrix Analyst Justin Dean takes a deeper look into why these markets are attractive for workers right now.

    05 April 2017 18:19
  • Houston’s Shaky Economy

    According to Yardi Matrix, very low rent growth and an occupancy rate that lags the national average will result in slow absorption of the 18,700 apartments added in 2016.

    29 March 2017 10:10
  • Yardi Matrix: Dominating Dallas

    Hitting new cyclical peaks across most metrics, DFW continues to be one of the strongest multifamily markets in the U.S.

    28 March 2017 08:29