Research Center - South

  • Rapid Job Gains Reshape Tampa

    Solid fundamentals and above-trend employment growth spur demand for multifamily product across the metro, leading to significant rent increases. Transaction volume is also robust, while deliveries are expected to hit a cycle peak by the end of the year.

    18 October 2017 15:35
  • Slow Growth, Plentiful Promise in Fort Lauderdale

    After years of dormancy in the wake of the financial crisis, office construction is finally sprouting in Fort Lauderdale, where more than 585,000 square feet of space is expected to come online by the end of the year.

    16 October 2017 11:18
  • Office Sector Picks Up in Miami

    Miami continues to attract national and overseas attention and capital, with transaction volume topping $1 billion in the 12 months ending in July. The metro’s office inventory includes more than 51 million square feet of space and is largely dominated by Class A and A+ properties.

    13 October 2017 11:03
  • Charlotte Teems With Demand Drivers

    Employment growth made the city an attractive target for new and expanding businesses, while supporting long-term multifamily demand. Following last year’s cycle high in deliveries, some 6,800 units are slated for completion in 2017.

    10 October 2017 05:00
  • Jacksonville Set for Economic Expansion

    Multifamily remains a solid investment in the metro, where both employment and population are growing. In turn, these positive demographic changes are creating strong rental demand.

    09 October 2017 12:39
  • 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
  • Raleigh: Solid Fundamentals Round Triangle’s Edges

    Population gains and steady rent growth are luring multifamily investors and developers to the Research Triangle. Demand is outstripping supply, but with more than 5,000 units scheduled for completion by year-end, that trend is likely to moderate.

    29 September 2017 16:52
  • Atlanta: City on the Upswing

    A broad-based increase in jobs, an established 18-hour lifestyle and the expansion of the media and entertainment industry are contributing to the metro’s rapid development.

    22 September 2017 12:30
  • Hurricane Harvey: Impact on Houston Multifamily

    An initial analysis by Yardi Matrix found that between 45,000 and 72,000 units—or 7 to 11 percent of the multifamily universe—were rendered uninhabitable.

    12 September 2017 14:39
  • Tourism’s Power a Draw in Orlando

    The metro is one of the fastest-growing employment markets in the country. An expanding young workforce—drawn by the area’s high quality of life and live-work-play options—is fueling demand.

    31 August 2017 14:16
  • 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