21 Insights Series

Hear live expert discussion on each of our 21 top strategies for outperforming in the Year of Variability—created for apartment operators and investors by RealPage® market specialists from the most robust multifamily data available.

VP and Deputy Chief Economist Jay Parsons and our panel of rental housing economists and industry principals identify themes and opportunities across asset class, location and strategy to help optimize your approach, focus resources and stay ahead of trends in 2021.

Key Insight #18: Look for New Development Opportunities That Make Sense Post-COVID

Mar 19, 2021
8 min

Strategic investors are identifying higher-demand submarkets worthy of capital for fewer apartment starts as we continue to see key market struggles and generally higher construction costs.

But a shift is easier said than done given some higher barriers to entry. Tweak your strategy, but COVID shouldn’t shape your entire view of new development.