Colliers Multifamily Report: Occupancy and rents increase following quarter of strong absorption

May 13, 2024

Commercial Real Estate Research & Forecast Report
Q1 2024 Greenville-Spartanburg Multifamily

Market Highlights

Net absorption increased from the fourth quarter of 2023 to 825 units, allowing occupancy to increase to 90.13% despite the delivery of 1,035 units. This absorption was the highest in the Greenville/Mauldin and West Spartanburg submarkets, accounting for 496 of the 825 units. The addition of the newer multifamily offerings also increased the average monthly rent to $1,191 per unit, however, multifamily construction is continuing to slow, decreasing from 4,208 units to 3,825 units.

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Key Takeaways

  • 825 units were absorbed, increasing occupancy to 90.13%
  • Rents continued to increase, despite the delivery of 1,035 new units
  • Construction continued to slow, following national multifamily trends


Construction efforts are currently active across most Greenville-Spartanburg submarkets with Greer leading the market with 792 units. Greenville-Spartanburg’s multifamily market remains healthy and continues to generate optimism with consistent interest from businesses and residents.


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