Research Center - South

  • 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
  • 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