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Report: Builders look skyward for living space

High-rise apartments
Mark Prado
Mira high-rise apartment complex in San Francisco.

RENTCafe's latest findings on the apartment market show builders have shifted from sprawl to tall to meet the ravenous demand for living space in the Bay Area. High-rise intensification gained momentum in the past three decades, giving birth to a new market segment: apartment high-rises and skyscrapers. Read More

Housing

New report: Bay Area shows mixed rental prices

Apartment rental prices
Mark Prado

A new RENTCafé report shows the average rent in the Bay Area increased by 2% year-over-year ($62), coming in at $2,799 in October. Compared to this time last year, only three cities out of the 44 analyzed saw prices drop by 1% or more. From September to October, though, apartment prices cooled down in 26 markets, where rents declined between 0.1% and 2.3%. Read More