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U.S. Inflation Looks Even More Tame If You Remove Housing Costs

U.S. central bankers eyeing services inflation as a key gauge of price pressures may find it pretty robust—until you take housing costs out of the equation. Services prices excludingRead more

Unemployment drops to 3.9% in April

Following 6 months of hovering at 4.1%, jobless numbers dropped to 3.9% in April, with unemployment for women at 3.5% and 3.7% for men. You can see the fullRead more

March 2018 housing starts up over 10.9% over 2017

Building permits are up 7.5% and housing completions are 1.9% above this time last year. You can download a PDF of the full monthly report from the US CensusRead more

March unemployment remains flat at 4.1%, little change across the board

Unemployment rate remained at a six-month constant of 4.1%. Labor force participation and part-time employment remained unchanged as well. To see the full report, click here.Read more

CIRE March-April 2018 Issue

Articles include topics such as investors focusing on secondary markets, Panama Canal disruption and how young CCIMs are changing the industry. Click here to view the issue in PDFRead more

CCIM Commercial Real Estate Insights 1Q18

Get key ideas and data on the commercial RE industry, including information on Amazon’s HQ2! Click on the link to download the PDF 1Q18 CCIM CRE InsightsRead more

2018 IRR Viewpoint Retail Report

THE AMAZON IMPACT In 2017, bankruptcies throughout the retail sector continued, primarily due to inroads from the ecommerce model. However, this could also be seen as an industry correction,Read more

Big Banks Remain Conservative on Construction Loans

Big banks don’t appear to be loosening the purse strings for construction loans. However, that conservative streak is creating opportunities for regional banks and bridge lenders to pick upRead more

MBA Releases 2018 Outlook

The Mortgage Bankers Association unveiled its predictions for commercial and multifamily mortgage originations. Overall, volume will be slowing, but the picture varies by property type. Read more here.  Read more

January employment numbers flat at 4.1%, with trends up in some categories

Construction, food services and drinking places, healthcare, and manufacturing all continue to trend upward. To see the full report, click here.Read more