Hiring numbers from October support steady economic growth across the nation, but several key metros have seen job growth slow a bit recently. U.S. employers added more than 2.2 million jobs in the year-ending October 2016, growing the country’s employment base 1.6%, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Among U.S. metropolitan read more
Investors and analysts recently flocked to Phoenix for NAREIT’s REITWorld 2016, where panels of experts discussed the array of issues and opportunities facing the REIT universe. In place of private company presentations, the event consisted of public read more
With Employment, Migration Trends at Odds, Does Milwaukee Have the Tools to Crank Up the Apartment Market?
Milwaukee is home to several iconic brands. Even if Harley-Davidson recently announced the layoff of 225 employees, other area stalwarts have picked up the slack, illustrating the dynamic nature and industry exposure of the metro’s employers. Milwaukee read more
While multifamily permit volumes in mid-sized metros shine, decelerating large-metro activity continues to drag national numbers. In October 2016, total permitting activity fell 14.6% from September 2016 and 2.5% from a year ago, according to preliminary data read more
Next year’s expected leader for new apartment deliveries looks really familiar. Metro Dallas is scheduled to add 23,370 units, continuing its run at the top of the charts. Since this market cycle began at the start of read more
Orange County’s apartment market is very full, but that’s been the case for more than two years. The biggest story of late is rent growth, which has reached decade-high levels. Driving rent performance has been Class A read more