Category Archives: Forecast

Greystar and Its Choice to Use Amazon Hub Lockers

Greystar’s decision in October to use Amazon Hub for its residents’ package deliveries created a stir among apartment operators. Mixed reactions included that Amazon’s product was unproven and insufficient and the world’s largest online retailer could soon come to dominate deliveries (if … Continue reading

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Texas Economic Indicators

The Texas economy strengthened in October. The state posted strong job gains, and the unemployment rate fell to a record low. Firms responding to the Dallas Fed’s Texas Business Outlook Surveys reported accelerating growth in production, revenue and sales as … Continue reading

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ULI Forecast Predicts Moderate Growth for Economy, CRE

The U.S. economy and CRE industry are, in general, expected to experience moderate growth through much of 2019, according to a new three-year economic forecast from the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate. Eight ULI … Continue reading

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Market Pulse for March 2017

Market Pulse section compiled by IvyLee Rosario. To comment, email ivylee.rosario@cpe-mhn.com. Multifamily Starts: According to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, starts of buildings with five or more units continued to show wide … Continue reading

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January 2017 Market Trends

After a tumultuous 2016, the national apartment market began 2017 on an even keel, as annual effective rent growth declined by only 1 basis point (bps) to 2.1% and the average rent level increased for the first time in five … Continue reading

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Market Pulse for December 2016

Market Pulse section compiled by Suzann Silverman. To comment, email ssilverman@cpexecutive.com. Multifamily Starts: According to the Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, multifamily housing starts—both two to four unit buildings and buildings with five or … Continue reading

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Market Pulse for August 2016

Market Pulse section compiled by Suzann Silverman. To comment, email ssilverman@cpexecutive.com. Multifamily Starts: Housing starts of buildings with five or more units rose by 1.3 percent over the month of May 2016 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 396,000. … Continue reading

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