Up Close and Local: Washington, D.C. Market Update
Metro Washington, DC has ranked among the country’s busiest apartment construction centers in recent years. While stock additions have been absorbed quickly, it sometimes has been difficult to maintain pricing power in that competitive leasing environment.
Join RealPage Chief Economist Greg Willet and Data Analyst Adam Couch for an examination of key apartment performance metrics in Washington, DC and an evaluation of the metro’s near-term outlook.
Discussion topics include:
- The local economy, the condition of the for-sale housing market, and other influences on apartment demand
- Neighborhood-level apartment performance variation
- Property sales activity and pricing velocity
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.