Up Close and Local: St. Louis
The apartment market in St. Louis exhibited some perhaps surprising momentum in 2019, ranking among the country’s most-improved performers for both occupancy and rent growth. Will stronger market fundamentals make St. Louis a more attractive candidate for value-add investment in the near term, and can more significant new construction finally be justified here?
Join RealPage analysts Greg Willett and Adam Couch for an examination of key apartment performance metrics in St. Louis and the metro’s near-term outlook.
Discussion topics include:
- The local economy and other apartment demand influences
- Apartment occupancy and rent growth by product class
- Performance stand-outs on the neighborhood level
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.