Posts in the "Economic News" Category
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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

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

CRE Industry Reacts to Another Fed Rate Hike

In a widely anticipated move and amid a growing U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates to a range between 1.25 and 1.5 percent. The moveRead more

What is the impact of the the new tax legislation on individuals?

Price Waterhouse has released an overview of how selected provisions of the bill will impact individuals. Click here to download a PDF copy of the reportRead more

October see slight job gains in services, manufacturing and health care

Food services and drinking places saw a sharp upturn in employment, a continuation of the recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, and professional and business services, manufacturing and healthRead more

September declines blamed on hurricanes in the South

Unemployment dropped to 4.2% in September, but a sharp decline in food services and drinking places is being blamed on Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. To see the full report,Read more

August jobless rate little changed at 4.4% nationwide

Gains occurred in manufacturing, construction, services, health care, and mining. To see the full report, click here.Read more

July jobs up by over 200k, rate flat at 4.3%

The unemployment rate and number of unemployed remains unchanged, continuing the trend of last several months. See the full report here.Read more

June labor statistics: unemployment hovers at 4.4 percent

Nonfarm payroll increased by 222,000 in June, and labor force participation is at 62.8 percent with no clear trend over the last year. See the full report here.Read more

Takeaways from the Obama jobs recovery

We’ve learned a lot from the recovery, but some elements are still head-scratchers. Read the full Bloomberg article: more