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Puget Sound Jobs Forecast

Integra Realty Resources created a employment forecast showing jobs growth from 2016 through 2023 in 8 sectors, from services and retail through construction and manufacturing. Many sectors show slowingRead more

October unemployment unchaged at 3.7%

The unemployment rate remained unchanged from September at 3.7%, Job gains of 250,000 occurred in professional and business services, health care, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing. You can seeRead more

September 2018 housing starts up over 3.7% over 2017

Privately-owned housing building permits down 0.6% from August, but up 3.7% year-to-year. You can download a PDF of the full monthly report from the US Census by clicking here.Read more

September unemployment down to 3.7%

The unemployment rate went down to 3.7%, Job gains of 134,000 occurred in professional and business services, health care, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing. You can see the fullRead more

Commercial Investment Real Estate Sept./Oct. 2018 issue

This issue’s cover story is “If you build it..” and deals with the continued development of new industrial projects. You can read the entire issue here.Read more

August employment increases by 201,000

The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.9$, Job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing, and mining. You can see the fullRead more

Unemployment rises to 4.0% in June

The unemployment rate rose to 4.0%, with employment continuing to grow in professional and business services, manufacturing, and health care. You can see the full report by clicking here.Read more

2018 IRR Viewpoint

How does the Tax Act of 2017 affect CRE markets? Specialty property analysis: marijuana real estate, senior housing, golf courses, and Caribbean hospitality Local and national market condition dataRead more

Interest Rates vs Cap Rates: Will Fed Rate Hikes Put More Pressure on Pricing?

It seems almost a “sure thing” that the Fed will pull the trigger on another 25-basis point rate hike this week at its June 13th meeting. The rate hikeRead more

April 2018 housing starts up over 7.7% over 2017

Privately-owned housing building permits down 1.8% over March, but up 7.7% year-to-year. You can download a PDF of the full monthly report from the US Census by clicking here.Read more