Up Close and Local: Dallas-Fort Worth Market Update
North Texas continues to lead the country in new apartment construction — and by a huge margin. DFW ranks as the nation’s #1 demand center. However, occupancy is backtracking a little, and it’s getting harder to sustain rent growth. But investor interest remains strong, and yield looks good relative to coastal gateway metros. Join RealPage experts Greg Willett and Adam Couch as they explore DFW’s near-term outlook and key apartment performance metrics.
- The local Dallas-Fort Worth economy and other apartment demand influences
- Momentum across the urban core, high-end suburbs and neighborhoods with more moderate pricing
- North Texas renter characteristics
Adam CouchMarket Analyst, RealPage, Inc.
Adam Couch is a market analyst with RealPage’s Data Analytics division. Prior to joining Realpage, Adam worked in the foreign exchange and futures industry where he focused specifically in capital markets. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Finance and was a part of the Student Investment Group. Adam has traveled extensively throughout China where he studied international policy and its impact on macroeconomics.
Greg WillettChief Economist, RealPage, Inc.
Greg facilitates the alignment of the firm’s technology and analytics solutions with rental housing sector needs and opportunities. He is well versed on rental housing market fundamentals and activity nationally, by metro and in individual neighborhoods. Greg is active in industry organizations such as the National Multifamily Housing Council, the Urban Land Institute and the National Apartment Association. He provides commentary for national and local business media.