apartment rent Archive

Apartment Spotlight: Lexington, KY Records Largest YoY Vacancy Decline

Commercial fundamentals improved in the fourth quarter 2014, with rising net absorption driving rents higher across the major property types. As employment gains are expected to continue into 2015, demand for commercial space is expected to advance. Multifamily demand...

Retail Sales and Leasing

Retail sales are strengthening, likely helped by lower gasoline prices.  This implies continued economic expansion and job creations.  Commercial REALTORS® should anticipate increased leasing activity and higher retail rents next year. Specifically, sales at retail and restaurants rose by...

The Latest on Consumer Inflation

Lower gasoline prices are contributing to low overall consumer price inflation.  Low inflation in turn means interest rates can continue to remain at rock bottom rates.  However, one weighty component in consumer prices shows an accelerating trend:  namely, rents...

Consumer Price Index

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses the consumer price index....