Market View | Toledo Apartment – New Construction

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  • Apartment-rental market performing at an exceptionally high level
  • Downtown and UT area student housing markets bounce back
  • Rents are growing at historically high rates
  • Apartment sales up 400% over the prior year


New construction activity is at its lowest level since the end of 2018. One project, the SOMO community in Sylvania, was fully delivered in the second half of 2021. Steedman Estates in Waterville is nearing completion and the Carronade Park community in Perrysburg has commenced construction. Two downtown renovation projects, Fort Industry Square and the Continental Baking Company Building are nearing completion.

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The velocity of sales of market-rate apartment properties over 20 units in 2021 jumped 400% from 2020 as significantly more properties were brought to market during the year. Overall, 30 properties comprised of 3,028 units traded in 2021. Still, demand for apartment properties from investors far outstrips available offerings. Yields have compressed and trading prices continue to increase. As has been the case for some time, buyers are coming from around the country.

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