Series: Market Update
Up Close and Local: Small Metros Market Update
In recent years, secondary and tertiary apartment markets (defined as those with fewer than 100,000 units for this analysis) became attractive capital deployment targets among those searching for enhanced investment yields. Now that the U.S. economy has moved into a recession, are small markets tending to fare better or worse than their larger counterparts?
This webcast will provide valuable insights and market trends for smaller markets in the U.S. and will highlight current factors impacting near-term demand.
Join RealPage® analysts Greg Willett and Adam Couch for a discussion on which small markets look the most appealing in a landscape that has changed drastically.
Topics covered include:
- Small market liquidity
- Strengths and weaknesses in the local economies
- Occupancy and rent change trends
- Ongoing construction and near-term delivery
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.