Up Close and Local: Southeast Small Market Update
Can small Southeast markets provide big yields?
In the search for investment yield, capital deployment to secondary and tertiary apartment markets is on the rise. Small metros in the Southeast are emerging on the radar screen due to impressive rent growth. Join RealPage experts Greg Willet and Adam Couch as we examine and analyze locations including Huntsville (AL), Birmingham (AL), Greenville (SC) and multiple cities across Florida.
- Strengths and weaknesses in the local economies
- Occupancy and rent growth trends
- Construction levels
- Small market liquidity
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.
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.