• 2017’s new payrolls grew by 2.3%, down from 3.8% in 2016, yet Dallas/Fort Worth ranked first amongst large metros
  • With 5.9 million jobs remaining open nationwide and low unemployment rates, the U.S. trend of slowing job gains is mirrored by Dallas/Fort Worth
  • Q4 2017 net absorption slid to 1,414 units, partly attributable to seasonal falloff
  • Q4 2017 annualized rent growth decelerated to +2.45% for Dallas, +4.21% for Fort Worth, both higher than the 2.33% U.S. quarterly average
  • There were 38,792 units under construction during Q4 2017, the most in the U.S., but Dallas/Fort Worth can expect to absorb nearly 14,000 new units in 2018