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Carrington at Barker Cypress Waterton acquired Carrington at Barker Cypress, a 330-unit rental community in Cypress.

HOUSTON—One may expect multifamily absorption and occupancy to taper off as people move back into their homes throughout the year, however, thanks to strong population growth and an improving economy, Houston’s multifamily market continued its positive momentum through first quarter 2018, according to JLL research. In fact, occupancy rose across all multifamily classes for a market-wide occupancy rate of 89.7%.

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of GlobeSt.com. She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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