Apartment Rental in the US: Market Research Report

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Apartment Rental Market Research Report | NAICS 53111 | Oct 2015

For rent: Favorable demographic trends and economic conditions will support modest growth

IBISWorld’s Apartment Rental market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Apartment Rental industry have recovered from the recession and are set to reach new revenue highs in 2015. The subprime mortgage crisis pushed some individuals out of homeownership and into renting. Increasing demand, combined with a shortage of available rental units due to industry pullback during the economic downturn, decreased rental vacancy rates and enabled landlords to raise rents. As the economy improves over the five years to 2020, the unemployment rate will drop and income levels will rise, enabling some people to afford renting at higher rates. In addition, an ever-increasing number of young adults, the age group most likely to rent, will enter the labor force... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

In the five years to 2015, operators in the Apartment Rental industry recovered strongly after facing adverse conditions during the recession. The industry is mostly composed of small companies, many of which are individuals that rent out spare rooms in houses, secondary residences or homes converted into apartment units. However, larger players that own large apartment complexes containing over 50 rental units generate the majority of revenue. After initially taking a hit during the recession, the industry was able to benefit from the economic downturn. Many people lost their homes and had incomes fall during the housing crisis. More stringent lending standards have also prevented would-be homeowners from purchasing property... purchase to read more


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What is the Apartment Rental Industry?

Operators in this industry act as lessors of buildings used as residences or dwellings. Industry participants are owner-lessors of residential buildings and establishments that rent real estate and then act as lessors by subleasing it to others. In addition to apartment rentals, the industry also includes single-family homes and town houses.

Industry Products
Rental of one-unit structuresRental of two- to four-unit structuresRental of five- to nine-unit structuresRental of 10- to 19-unit structuresRental of 20- to 49-unit structuresRental of 50- or more unit structuresRental of manufactured homes, mobile homes or trailers
Industry Activities
Renting or leasing residential buildingsRenting or leasing residential dwellings

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