Washington Center for Real Estate Research (WCRER) / Washington State University

P.O. Box 644844
Pullman, WA  99164-4844
www.wcrer.wsu.edu   
Contact: Glenn Crellin
Phone: 509-335-7080
Fax: 509-335-7863
E-Mail: wcrer@wsu.edu 
Year Company Started: WCRER created 1989.  Apartment research began 1996.

GEOGRAPHIC AREAS COVERED: Eastern, Northwest and Southwest Washington

Submarkets Covered:             Yes

CURRENT AND HISTORICAL ESTIMATES

Number of apartments

Yes

Resident demographics

No

Occupancy

Yes

Absorption

No

Turnover

No

Concessions

Under development

Gross unit rents

Yes

Rent per square foot

Yes

Sales price per unit

No

Apartment permits issued

Yes

Apartments under construction

No

Apartments demolished

No

 

FORECASTS

Occupancy

No

Rent growth

No

Concessions

No

Apartment demand (Absorption)

No

Apartment supply (Construction)

No

 

DATA METHODS AND SOURCES

Property types tracked

Market Rate Residential

Total units tracked

Approximately 45,000

Total properties tracked

Average 525-575 reporting

Share of universe surveyed

50% of all multifamily units including low-income and senior

Frequency of data collection

Semi-annual

Mode of data collection

Mail / e-mail with phone follow-up

Quality assurance method

Consistency review and spot call-backs

Track proposed projects?

No

Public data?

Yes

Private data?

Yes

 

DATA REPORTS

Frequency of Publication

Semi-annual

Formats

Internet; more detailed subscription under development

Last updated 7/14/2009.

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