Apartment-buildingsEXCERPT: “Thousands of units have come online in the downtowns, Uptown, near the University of Minnesota and throughout the suburbs—and construction cranes are everywhere. There has been talk for months of an apartment bubble or glut. Despite that, it’s getting harder to find an apartment. The Twin Cities metro area’s vacancy rate dropped from an already low 2.8 percent at the beginning of the year to 2.4 percent during the second quarter, according to a report by Marquette Advisors. A healthy apartment market has a vacancy rate around 5 percent. The low rate has given landlords more power to raise rents.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2k9JmOr