Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Multifamily NW Report: Portland Metro Average Vacancy 3.09%

MultifamilyNW released its Spring 2015 Apartment Report this morning.

Current year-over-year vacancy and rents by area:
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Notes:
  • West Vancouver boasts the lowest vacancy rate of 1.5 percent. 
  • Downtown has the highest vacancy of 5 percent, recently increasing as the result of new construction in the urban core.
  • Rental incentives appear to be a thing of the past with the exception of new product move-in specials.
  • Operating expenses have increased for all property types by 7.8 percent from a year earlier from $4,348 to $4,687 per unit.