2024 Insights into the USA Multi-Family Management Market

Posted on May 20, 2024

In today’s multifamily management market in the USA, there are notable shifts reflecting the latest insights from CoStar. With a substantial increase in inventory units, currently standing at 19,716,855, the market is witnessing a surge in supply. However, this increase hasn’t led to a decrease in demand just yet.

Market asking rent per unit has risen to $1,702, indicating a trend towards higher rental prices. Despite the increased inventory, the market is experiencing annual rent growth of 1.0%, showcasing resilience in rental values.

Interestingly, the number of units under construction has decreased to 869,731, suggesting a potential slowdown in future supply growth. This reduction could impact the market dynamics in the coming months.

On the absorption front, there have been 401,419 units absorbed in the past 12 months, demonstrating continued demand for multifamily housing despite the increase in supply.

In terms of sales, the market sale price per unit has decreased to $223K, possibly indicating adjustments in property valuations. Additionally, the vacancy rate has increased to 7.7%, reflecting the current balance between supply and demand.

Despite these shifts, certain locations continue to stand out in the multifamily market. Urban centers like Nashville, Denver, Raleigh, Charlotte, Austin, Houston, Phoenix, and Orlando remain attractive for investors and renters alike, offering a mix of amenities, job opportunities, and desirable living environments.

Overall, the multifamily management market in the USA is dynamic, with evolving trends influenced by factors such as supply, demand, rental prices, and market conditions.