Matrix Monthly Documents Robust Rent Growth in May

Average rents grew 0.8% during the month, reaching a record high

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., May 27, 2015 – The newly released June 2015 edition of Matrix Monthly reports that average rents of 61 U.S. markets surveyed by Yardi® Matrix rose 0.8% in May. The May average, $1,136, is a record high.

Matrix Monthly also documents double-digit rent growth over the past 12 months in five metropolitan areas: Jacksonville, Fla.; Portland, Ore.; San Francisco; Sacramento, Calif.; and Denver. Rents grew by 2% or less in only a handful of markets, including Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Matrix Monthly is a monthly survey of apartment owners in 61 of the 94 U.S. markets covered by Yardi’s Pierce-Eislen business unit. Brokers, sponsors, banks and equity sources that underwrite multifamily investment transactions use the report as a business development tool.

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