MPF Research Gears Up to Present Southeast Apartment Market Trends and Outlook


One-day educational seminar and networking event set for September 16 at the W Atlanta-Midtown hotel

(August 5, 2009)— MPF Research, a leading provider of market intelligence and statistical analysis in the multifamily industry, today announced preparations for the upcoming Southeast Apartment Markets Conference in September. This dynamic annual event offers attendees a variety of educational sessions focused on delivering up-to-date information on apartment sector performance fundamentals, the capital markets, property management, and transactions activity. The program thus lays a foundation helpful in building profitable business strategies.

“We are excited about what we have to offer our Southeast Apartment Markets Conference participants this year,” said Greg Willet, vice president of research and analysis at MPF Research. “In addition to the comprehensive occupancy and rent trends analysis that MPF provides, the line-up includes frontline industry experts offering insights helpful in maintaining a competitive edge in a challenging market environment.”

The 2009 conference offers something for everyone. The ever-popular Market Performance Outlook sessions will be back, with MPF Research analysts gauging the prospects for near-term recovery across South Florida, Orlando, Tampa, Atlanta, Charlotte and Raleigh. Nashville will also be spotlighted, joining the conference’s list of featured metros for the first time.

Operations ranks among the apartment sector’s hot topics for 2009, with one of the event’s most-anticipated roundtable discussions featuring leaders from some of the Southeast region’s top-performing property management companies.

In another highly-informative session, the Finance/Capital Markets scene will be discussed by a panel of experts led by David Cardwell, vice president of capital markets and technology for the National Multi Housing Council. Also, MPF is pleased to once again partner with Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services for an update on Apartment Transactions Activity led by Linwood Thompson, senior vice president and managing director of the firm’s National Multi Housing Group.

To learn more or to register for the 2009 MPF Research Southeast Apartment Markets Conference visit the conference web page ( or contact Vanessa Hodge at (877) 284-4938 ext. 3196.

To schedule an interview with a RealPage or MPF Research executive, please contact Michael Cunningham at or (972) 820-3409.

About MPF Research
A member of the RealPage family, MPF Research has been providing accurate information and objective insights to the multifamily industry since 1961. The market intelligence offered by MPF Research is used in formulating and fine tuning business strategies in a variety of multifamily industry specialties, including investment, operations and development. For more information on MPF Research, call 1-87-REALPAGE or visit

About RealPage
Located in Carrollton, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, RealPage provides products and services to more than 20,000 apartment communities across the United States. Its six on-demand product lines include OneSite® property management systems that automate the leasing, renting, management, and accounting of conventional, affordable, tax credit, student housing, and military properties; CrossFire® sales and marketing systems that boost occupancy and build retention; YieldStar® asset optimization systems that maximize asset valuation and investment return; Velocity utility management systems that accelerate payments for resident charges; LeasingDesk® risk mitigation systems that reduce a community’s exposure to risk and liability; and OpsTechnology spend management systems that help owners manage and reduce operating expenses.