On Wednesday, April 18th the Spring 2018 Apartment Report from Multifamily NW debuted at the sold-out Apartment Report Breakfast at the Oregon Convention Center. The capacity crowd was greeted by our esteemed panel of speakers who highlighted the report's latest rent and vacancy figures and addressed many timely industry topics. The panel covered Portland's attempt at Inclusionary Zoning and its unintended consequences, state economic forecasts, the Southern Willamette Valley market, the Portland Metro market and a compare/contrast of the Seattle and Portland housing markets.
Spring 2018 Speakers Panel:
Ms. Christe White, Radler, White, Parks & Alexander, LLP
Inclusionary Zoning Overview
BDS Review of Inclusionary Zoning Code 2-9-18
Mr. Tim Duy, Professor of Practice, Dept of Economics, University of Oregon
Southern Willamette Valley Update
Mr. Scott Arena, Portfolio Development Manager, Income Property Management
Market Changes in Portland Multifamily Housing
Mr. Josh Lehner, State of Oregon Economist
Portland's Demographic and Housing Outlook
Mr. Jared Kadry, Market Analyst, CoStar Group
Portland vs. Seattle - Apartment Market Review
Mr. Mark Barry, Barry & Associates
Master of Ceremonies
Thank you to our sponsors HFO and Northwest Bank for supporting the Apartment Report Breakfast, and thank you to every management company and property who participated in the last Apartment Report Survey that allows us to deliver this much utilized and anticipated biannual Apartment Report.