Series: Market Update
Up Close and Local: Portland
The Portland apartment market was one of the nation’s apartment performance leaders just a few years ago. Even though a large portion of rent payments were collected in April and May, pricing on newly-executed leases is losing more momentum than is typical in other markets around the nation. The impact of COVID-19 has essentially halted the overall economy, and the state looks like it will be one of the last to lift stay-at-home orders.
Join RealPage analysts Greg Willett and Adam Couch for an examination of how metro Portland’s apartment market is faring in the age of COVID-19.
Discussion topics include:
- The local economy
- Property transaction volumes and pricing
- Neighborhood-level standout performers and comparative laggards
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 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.