Bisnow Dallas-Ft. Worth Real Estate News | August 31, 2017 | Jeremiah Jensen - "It has been one week since Hurricane Harvey first hit Texas (and mere days since it left), so it is hard to say with any certainty how the Texas economy will respond over the next six months to a year...whether or not Dallas sees an increase [in multifamily activity] will largely depend on how many people decide to move from Houston."
Dallas News - Business-Real Estate | July 6, 2017 | Steve Brown - Despite the explosive growth of apartment building in the DFW metroplex, rents continue to steadily increase. While the rent growth percentages of neighborhoods with a higher number of new apartments being built are more modest than others, analysts predict that DFW rents overall will continue to stay ahead of last year.
BloombergView | November 21, 2016 | Justin Fox - "In the early days of the current economic expansion, Texas led the way. That stopped being true a couple of years ago...But the state is still creating jobs -- and it's creating most of them in its biggest metropolitan area, Dallas-Fort Worth...There are only four states (California, Texas, Florida and New York) that have added more jobs since February 2010 than metro Dallas's 661,000. Dallas has also added jobs at a faster pace than any of the nation's other 15 largest metropolitan areas (the Dallas area is the fourth largest, with an estimated 7.1 million people as of July 1, 2015)."
Dallas Business Journal - Industry News | August 18, 2016 | by Paul Wedding - "Approximately 320,000 new apartment units are expected to hit the housing market this year, and more than 7 percent of those units are going to pop up in the Dallas metroplex...Dallas is even beating out New York and Los Angeles in terms of apartment growth, who have a projected increase of 21,177 and 20,205 apartment units, respectively..."
Dallas Business Journal - Industry News | July 20, 2016 | by Bill Hethcock - "Exciting news for Denton County; this contract with First Transit promises to increase the flow of travel between Denton and Dallas counties, and could lead to greater interconnectivity between DFW and the Lewisville/Denton community..."