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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

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