U.S. Spring Apartment Market Outlook
With Q1 – typically a slow leasing period – in the books, let’s take stock of the nation’s apartment market status as we transition into prime leasing season. Given a big block of new supply is a sure thing over the near term, key metrics to address include the economy’s ability to spur household formation and housing demand, renter retention that has been helping to support occupancy and rent growth, and investment appetite in the rental housing space.
Join RealPage analysts Greg Willett and Adam Couch for a lively conversation about the apartment sector’s near-term prospects.
Discussion topics include:
- Performance variation across the spectrum of Class A, B and C properties
- Metro-level performance leaders and laggards
- Apartment owner and operator hot-button issues
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 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.