Multifamily Research in 2023: Interpreting the Numbers with Jay Lybik

In a perpetually dynamic market where all the old rules seem to be more tenuous than ever, keeping an eye on the numbers can provide clarity that’s hard to find elsewhere. In our conversation with veteran multifamily researcher, Jay Lybik, he offers a perspective that appreciates where the industry has been and provides a clear-eyed look at where it’s going.

CoStar’s National Director of Multifamily Analytics Jay Lybik has nearly three decades of experience in commercial real estate research. The majority of that time has been spent in the multifamily sector with experience on both the ownership and brokerage sides. Before joining CoStar in 2021 he worked for the Institutional Property Advisors division of Marcus & Millichap, Equity Residential and Cushman & Wakefield.

Lybik has presented at numerous industry-sponsored events by the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), Urban Land Institute (ULI), National Apartment Association (NAA) and NAIOP. In addition to being a frequent contributor to CoStar News, his insights have been presented in numerous media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, CNN, the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Multifamily Executive and Multihousing News.

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