Colorado Springs apartment vacancy rates down, rents up
The average rent in the Colorado Springs metro area rose year over year for the tenth quarter in a row, climbing 2.3 percent during the second quarter to $776. According to a report released today by the Colorado Division of Housing and the Apartment Association of Southern Colorado, the average rent for the region was up from $759 reported during the second quarter of last year, and was also up from 2012’s first-quarter average rent of $754.
The average rent increased year over year in all sub-markets measured during the second quarter except the Southeast region where the average rent fell 5.1 percent to $638. The average rent increased the most in the Security/Widefield/Fountain region where it was up 7.9 percent, year over year, to $622.
Jennifer Hayes has been an Editor with the CREJ for more than 12 years. Jennifer covers all commercial real estate news for all property types in the Colorado Springs/Southern Front Range and the Western Slope/Mountain Town areas. Jennifer also is Editor of the Construction/Design/Engineering section, the Economic Development section and the Shopping Center section.
Before joining the Colorado Real Estate Journal, Jennifer served as the Assistant Sports Information Director at Texas A&M-Commerce. She earned her bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Colorado and a master's degree in education from A&M-Commerce.
When not bringing you the latest in commercial real estate news and views for the Denver area, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband and son, sports, dining out, reading, and perfecting her cookie and cupcake icing technique.