Series: Market Update
Market Intelligence: U.S. Fall Apartment Market Outlook
With prime leasing season for 2021 now in the rear-view mirror, how did the nation do in terms of generating apartment demand?
Recent rent and occupancy levels have outperformed what many originally anticipated, leaving many owners and operators optimistic as we move into the slower leasing period of the cold winter months. See the metro-level performance leaders and laggards — and dig into some neighborhood-level key metrics as well.
Join RealPage® economists for a conversation about the national apartment sector’s current status and the near-term outlook.
Discussion topics include:
- Gateway performance shifts
- Urban core and suburban metrics
- Asset class performance variation
- Construction activity
- Investor appetite and property transaction stats
Jay Parsons is RealPage’s Deputy Chief Economist and Vice President of Asset Optimization. Jay has been in the multifamily housing industry for more than a decade, and works across market research and forecasting, revenue management, business intelligence, as well as multi-dimensional optimization across pricing, marketing, leasing and risk management. He has provided commentary on CNBC and in the Wall Street Journal. His writings and research have been published by the Pension Real Estate Association, the Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Apartment Association, American Banker, GlobeSt and Multifamily Executive. Jay is also a frequent speaker at events and conference, including the National Multifamily Housing Council, NAIOP, NAA and ULI.
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.
Carl WhitakerMarket Analyst, RealPage, Inc.
Carl Whitaker is a market analyst with RealPage’s Data Analytics division. He brings a background in geography and demographics, analyzing the apartment sector and creating in-depth reports and presentations for clients. Carl has previously worked as an analyst for Axiometrics and for a commercial real estate consulting company whose clients included multifamily property owners where he conducted demographic analysis and analyzed demand for land uses. He holds a Master of Science in Geography.