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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

Unemployment dips to 3.8% in May

Employment was down to 3.8% at the end of May, with employment continuing to trend up in retail trade, health care and construction. You can see the full reportRead more

Commercial Real Estate’s Low Debt Levels To Create Defensive Investment Opportunity During Economic Downturn

Despite concerns of rising debt levels throughout the global economy, which IMF warned about in its latest reports on the state of the world’s economy, research reveals the U.S.Read more

Commercial Real Estate Execs Overwhelmingly Predict A June Rate Hike

Economists overwhelmingly predict an interest rate hike by the Federal Open Market Committee at its next meeting on June 12-13, with the market pricing in a 100% probability, CushmanRead more

Here’s How Investors Are Deploying Capital, Chasing Yields In The Core 5 CRE Sectors

Extended cap rate compression, elevated supply pressures, a frustrating bid-ask spread and the length of this cycle are expected to stifle transaction volume this year. JLL Senior Director ofRead more

Congress Rolls Back 2010 Dodd-Frank Banking Rules

The U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday voted 258-159 to approve a bill (S. 2155) dismantling part of the post-recession Dodd-Frank Act that the U.S. Senate passed in March 67-31.Read more

CIRE May-June 2018 Issue

Articles include topics such as the last mile in retail, senior housing, and the economic growth gap in commercial real estate in this issue. Click here to read inRead more

Inflation Is Back (Sort Of) – Is Commercial Real Estate An Inflation Hedge In The ‘New Normal’?

In the aftermath of the Great Recession, the worldwide central banks (U.S. Federal Reserve, ECB, etc.) have embarked on an unprecedented economic stimulus. Measures have included years of zeroRead more

NYU’s Sam Chandan on the Changing Real Estate Capital Markets

The associate dean of the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate discusses how economic and policy changes are impacting the real estate capital markets, the potential for a nextRead more