Buying, selling and operating apartments in Portland

Portland Apartment Sales – Jan 19 | 1 March 2019

To download the individual sales report, right-click the link below and “Save As”:





  • Gross sales dollars Jan 19 YTD = $97M is a 41% DECREASE over Jan 18 YTD = $163M
  • $/unit Jan 19 YTD = $161K is a 7% DECREASE over Jan 18 YTD = $174K.
  • $/SqFt Jan 19 YTD = $199.75 is a 27% DECREASE over Jan 18 YTD = $271.89
  • CapRate Jan 19 YTD = 5.33% is a 0.2% INCREASE over Jan 18 YTD = 5.32%

Biggest item is the effect of the newest OR rent control law passed by the Legislature.  Interest rates and strength of the rental market in Portland (especially for new construction) are the biggest threats/motivators.

I should have a 2013-2018 Portland Apartment Market History by mid-Mar 19.  If you’d like more information on 2012-2017 Portland Apartment Market history.  Is posted at:

If you like numbers, you’ll find this recap of the market for the past 5 years of interest.  You can eMail me for a copy also.

– Free financial analysis of your property, eMail/call me for a SAMPLE report.  It will be helpful if you’re making decisions about futures or operations and includes I&E comparison to neighboring properties along with recent sales and rent comparables.

Steve Morris | Vice-President
IMG Northwest
1234 SW 18th, Suite 102
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: 503.970.4593 |
OR License # 200202054 | WA License # 24512

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