Up Close and Local: Ohio Market Update
Among U.S. apartment markets, Ohio has been a comparatively reliable performer. Occupancy levels are normally healthy. Rent growth, while not spectacular, is generally solid. But in 2019, scheduled apartment deliveries in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus will sink below 2018 levels. Join Greg Willett and Adam Couch as they discuss whether this slower delivery pace will provide an opportunity for occupancy to climb — and rent growth to accelerate.
- Occupancy and rent growth levels
- Property transaction volumes and pricing
- 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.