Market Research

IPA’s research division is dedicated to providing institutional clients with cutting-edge market research. This group produces more than 1,000 research products annually, customized by property type and local market. Please check out the depth and breadth of our reports below.

Institutional Outlook Multifamily Demand

Fourth Quarter 2018

Multifamily Sector Faces Structural Shift In...

The Multifamily Spotlight


Apartment Vacancy at Lowest Level Since...

National Report Seniors Housing Research

Second Half 2018

Investors Watching Evolving Economic Policy and...

Seniors Housing Skilled Nursing Report

Second Half 2018

Healthcare Policies and Focus of Patient Care Will Challenge Operators...

Special Report Federal Reserve

Special Report Federal Reserve, Fourth Quarter 2018

Fed Raises Rates, Tapping Brakes on Robust Economy...

National Seniors Housing Research Report

Seniors Housing Research, Second Half 2018

Investors Watching Evolving Economic Policy and Federal Reserve...

Midyear Multifamily Investment Forecast

IPA Multifamily Investment Forecast, Midyear 2018

Developers increase investment options. Two of the largest concerns in the apartment investment...

National Medical Office Research Report

Medical Office Research, Second Half 2018

Shifts Toward Outpatient Care Encourage Off-Campus Medical...

The Retail Spotlight

Retail Spotlight, May 2018

New tax rules motivate restaurant and retail owners to pursue sale-leaseback...

The Industrial Spotlight

Industrial Spotlight, May 2018

High Demand for Stabilized Assets With a Long-Term Lease Boosts ...

Special Report

10-Year Treasury Report

Rising interest rates spark fear from investors but reflect persistently strong economic growth that underpins commercial real estate performance. The 10-year Treasury rate inched past 3 percent for the first time since late 2013 following the “taper tantrum.”

Special Report

Toys R Us Liquidation, March 2018

New age of retail forces adaptation. The rapidly evolving retail landscape bypassed Toys R Us, resulting in a bankruptcy protection filing and ultimately the announced closures of roughly 800 locations.

Multifamily Investment Forecast

National Report, 2018

Growth Cycle Invigorated by ConīŦdence; Tax Laws Could Transform Housing...

Industrial Investment Forecast

National Report, 2018

The rise of online shopping and faster delivery times are fostering significant demand for industrial properties near...

Office Investment Forecast

National Report, 2018

Robust office demand from growing technology firms moved Seattle-Tacoma up one notch to lead this year’s Index.

Retail Investment Forecast

National Report, 2018

A steady pace of hiring and prospects of rising wages will drive expectations for lower retail property vacancy and rising rents this year.

Special Report New Tax Plan

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, January 2018

New tax law retains key provisions for real estate investors...

Strategic Driver

National Report, January 2018

Multifamily Future More Than Millennials...

Special Report Hurricane Harvey

Special Report Hurricane Harvey, September 2017

Hurricane Harvey wrought severe damage across the Texas Gulf Coast region and southwest...

Special Report Suburban Office Challenging CBD

Midyear 2017

CBD led office recovery. Central Business District office markets garnered attention during the recovery as a variety of large companies announced relocations to downtown areas.

Special Report

Amazon Steps Into Real World Retail, Third Quarter 2017

Amazon enters grocery business with $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods. After testing a variety of concepts to enter the grocery store segment, Amazon recently announced an agreement to acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion.

Special Report

Emerging Trends: Transaction Pullback

Investors scale back activity as market recalibrates to higher interest rates...

Special Report

Emerging Trends: Expectation Gap Widens

Unforeseen events tap the brakes of the investment market.

Special Report

Trump Election: Investor Implications

Trump Victory to Push Economy From Status Quo.

Local Research Reports