Smaller Property Markets Displacing Larger Ones as Key Investment Hubs in U.S.

Seattle takes top spot due to jobs, education, youth and diverse population growth

According to a new report — Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2018 – published this week by the ULI in partnership with PwC, smaller and secondary U.S. markets are the leading property investment themes running through this year’s study, with Seattle taking the top spot this year, thanks to its job opportunities, diverse economy and young, educated workforce.

In addition, Texas’ dominant hold over the top 10 cities list over the past three years has begun to unwind with Austin (2017) down a position to number two and Dallas/Fort Worth (2016) now at number five on the list. Houston (2015) drops to 60, a fall attributed to the disruption in the energy industry.

Read Article at World Property Journal

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