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DFW apartment construction DFW is the construction torchbearer with more than 22,000 new units estimated by year end.

DALLAS—Having exceeded expectations last year, US apartment construction is projected to continue slowing down in 2019. According to Yardi Matrix market forecast data, there will be an estimated 299,442 new units delivered this year. This marks a significant drop of 8.2% compared to 2018. This is when deliveries totaled 326,240, almost matching 2017’s nine-year peak of 331,765 new units.

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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