Commercial Real Estate Report - Denver, CO [Apartment]

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Strong demand driven by resurgent job and population growth in combination with modest construction has greatly tightened Denver apartment market. By the end of 2012 the vacancy rate had fallen by 20 basis points for the period, at a loss of 70 for the year. asking and effective averages for the fourth quarter were up 0.8% each for the period and were up 3.6% and 4.3% for the year. (4/8/13)

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Latest Quarterly Reports (Q1 2013)

Denver, CO - Entire Metro
Submarkets
Aurora-Central-SW -80 bps
Littleton -60 bps
Denver-South -60 bps
Denver-Northeast -60 bps
Aurora-Central-SE -60 bps
Aurora-South -40 bps
Lakewood-North -40 bps
Golden/Wheat Ridge -40 bps
N Glenn/Thornton -40 bps
Denver-Southeast -30 bps
Arapahoe Cnty -20 bps
Aurora-North -10 bps
Lakewood-South -10 bps
Denver-Central -10 bps
Westminster 0 bps
Denver-Far SE 10 bps
Englewood/Sheridan 30 bps
Douglas County 60 bps
Denver-North 70 bps
Arvada/Broomfield 120 bps
Denver-Downtown 570 bps

Recent Sales

Cap Rate Trend

Sales Trend

Q1
2013
Q4
2012
Q3
2012
Q2
2012
Mean 5.0% 5.4% 5.5% 5.2%
Median 5.1% 5.4% 5.2% 5.5%
12 Month Rolling 5.5% 5.6% 5.6% 5.8%

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Recent Rent Observations

Location ID Class Rent
Aurora-Central-SE A9202 BC $883
Aurora-Central-SE A9187 BC $795
Aurora-Central-SW 30868 BC $677
Aurora-Central-SW 02742 A $0
Denver-Southeast A9253 BC $865
Denver-Southeast 30864 BC $877
Denver-Southeast 30794 BC $1,167
Douglas County 44899 A $1,507
Westminster 18503 BC $777
Arapahoe Cnty A9008 A $957

Change From Previous Quarter

Market Rent Vac Inv
Denver 0.3% -10 bps 0.1%
West Region 0.2% -20 bps 0.0%
United States 0.2% -10 bps 0.0%

Metro vs. Region 0.1% 10 bps 0.0%
Metro vs. US 0.1% 0 bps 0.0%

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Metropolitan Apartment Rankings (Q1 2013)

Based on 275 U.S. Markets
Value:
107. Seattle, WA 3.8%
108. Waco, TX 3.8%
109. Yuba, CA 3.8%
110. Chattanooga, TN 3.9%
111. Cincinnati, OH 3.9%
112. Denver, CO 3.9%
113. Albuquerque, NM 4.0%
114. Austin, TX 4.0%
115. Green Bay, WI 4.0%
116. Houma, LA 4.0%
117. Suburban Maryland, MD 4.0%

Avg Annual Growth Rate (2013 - 2017)

Market Rent Vac Inv
Denver 1.3% 455 bps 1.3%
West Region 0.3% 419 bps 0.7%
United States 0.9% 485 bps 1.0%

Metro vs. Region 1.0% 36 bps 0.5%
Metro vs. US 0.4% -30 bps 0.3%