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A Look Back at 2020 Market Update

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We’re at the end of a year like no other for the nation’s apartment market. A global pandemic led many of us to batten down the hatches and the longest economic expansion in the country’s history came to an abrupt halt. Let’s recap big-picture trends for the apartment sector and assess some of the comparative winners and losers seen when the world turned upside down.

Join RealPage experts for highlights of where we stand and a little discussion of where we’re likely to go from here.

Discussion topics include:

  • Demand leaders and laggards
  • Occupancy haves and have-nots
  • Rent change overall and by product niche
  • Urban core versus suburban performances
  • Rent concession patterns
  • Construction volumes
  • Sales velocity

Greg Willett

Chief 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.

Adam Couch

Market Analyst, RealPage, Inc.

Adam Couch is a Market Analyst and has extensive experience in researching economic and demographic trends that support clients in their investment decisions. Adam 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 at Fannie Mae advising leadership on risk management for current pricing and acquisitions.

Carl Whitaker

Senior Director of Research & Analysis, RealPage, Inc.

Carl Whitaker is a Real Estate Economist with RealPage’s Data Analytics division. At RealPage, Carl has specialized in creating industry presentations, market and submarket trend reports and crafting ways in which data can be more easily consumed and leveraged by clients. Carl holds degrees from the University of North Texas, including a Master of Science in Applied Geography.

Jay Parsons

SVP & Chief Economist, RealPage, Inc.

Jay Parsons serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Economist for RealPage, leading the Economist and Industry Principal teams to provide deep insights on market trends and consumer behaviors. He is a frequent author and industry speaker on topics affecting multifamily apartments and single-family rentals, including rental housing investment and asset management strategy, rental housing policy issues, risk mitigation and property management.

Jay has been cited in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Financial Times, The Economist, and The New York Times, and he has appeared on CNBC and BloombergTV. His commentaries have been published by Barron's, the Pension Real Estate Association, the Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Apartment Association, American Banker and GlobeSt.

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