Series: Market Update
Up Close and Local: Small West Markets Update
In the search for investment yield, capital deployment to secondary and tertiary apartment markets is on the rise. Small metros in the West now are emerging on the radar screen due to the impressive rent growth posted in locations like Reno, Nevada; Tucson, Arizona; and Boise, Idaho.
Join RealPage analysts for a discussion of which small markets in the West look like key candidates to explore for acquisition or development opportunities.
Discussion topics include:
- Strengths and weaknesses in the local economies
- Occupancy and rent growth trends
- Construction levels
- Small market liquidity
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.
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.