The multifamily sector showed the most robust growth amongst all CRE sectors—multifamily, office, industrial, retail and hotel—in the first quarter of 2019, according to Ten-X Commercial’s Multifamily Market Outlook.
The first quarter of 2019 marked the first time in five years there was a decline in the number of new rental properties coming to market, according to the report. This decrease helped the multifamily market vacancy rate hold steady in the upper-4% range, the level it’s been since Q3 2018. Yet these figures are relative as the actual number of vacant apartment units remains at its highest since mid-2012, Ten-X reported. As the number of new apartments begins to decline, those on the market will be rented faster.
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