January 2014

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Market Summary

  • All metrics for the Austin area multifamily sector recorded both positive and negative changes in January 2014.

  • Occupancy figures recorded both positive and negative figures for the classes for the month. Class A properties reported a decrease of 0.47% over last month, and 0.37% over last year. The largest increase over the month was recorded for Class D reporting an increase of 0.37%. The largest increase over the year was noted for Class B with an increase of 0.40%.

  • The average rental rate per square foot continued to increase for all Classes. An increase of $0.002 per square foot was noted for Class A properties over the month. The largest noted increase over the month was for Class B and Class C properties reporting an increase of $0.03 per square foot respectively. The largest increase over the year was noted for Class C properties with a figure of $0.079 per square foot.

  • The average rental rate per unit continued to record positive changes over the month. Class A properties reported an increase of $1.65 per unit over the month. The largest increase over the month was noted for Class C properties; the figure went up by $2.66 per unit. The largest increase over the year was also noted for Class C properties; the average went up by $57.62 per unit to close at $806.08 per unit.

  • 9,135 units are in the construction pipeline, spread over 31 projects. 39.60% of the pipeline is currently pre-leasing.

Austin Apartment Market Key Metrics

 Occupancy

94.13%

 Rent / Unit

$937.81

 Rent / SF

$1.119

 Monthly Change

-0.29%

 Monthly Change

+$2.04

 Monthly Change

+$0.003

 Annual Change

-0.12%

 Annual Change

+$38.87

 Annual Change

+$0.049

Absorption for Austin was negative 278 units in January 2014 and positive 1,481 units in the twelve month rolling period. 1,577 units are in the planning stage.

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