Up Close and Local: New and Improved Markets
The past year saw one of the biggest economic disruptions in the past century and challenged almost every market throughout the nation. However, a handful of metro have shown some resilience throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and surprised some investors.
Notable areas like Riverside, Virginia Beach, Memphis, and Sacramento recently ranked as the best performers through the nation with many wondering if these are the new hot spot to deploy capital or if it’s just a temporary trend.
Join RealPage analysts Greg Willett and Adam Couch for an examination of some noteworthy areas that might be worth taking a look at.
Discussion topics include:
- Local economy characteristics
- Rent growth and occupancy levels
- Neighborhood-level standout performers
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.
Adam CouchMarket Analyst, RealPage, Inc.
Adam Couch is a Market Analyst for RealPage, Inc. He is the co-host of RealPage’s weekly market webcasts that feature analysis and insights on macro and micro level trends shaping national and local apartment performance. Adam also has been a featured speaker at several multifamily housing industry conferences and regularly provides commentary for national and local business media. Prior to joining Realpage, Adam worked in the foreign exchange and futures industry where he focused specifically in capital markets.
He received his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of North Texas. Adam was also a part of the Student Investment Group and travelled extensively throughout China, where he studied international policy and its impact on macroeconomics.