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Vacancies Decline in REALTORS®’ CRE Markets

Commercial fundamentals in REALTORS®’ markets continued gaining strength during the second quarter of 2016. Based on NAR’s Commercial Real Estate Market Trends report, leasing activity advanced. With demand for commercial space rising, developers have taken note and ramped up...

Commercial Leasing Accelerates in REALTORS®’ Markets in Q2

Commercial space is heavily concentrated in large buildings, but large buildings are a relatively small number of the overall stock of commercial buildings.  Based on Energy Information Administration data approximately 72 percent of commercial buildings are less than 10,000...

Cap Rates Compress in REALTORS® CRE Markets In Q2.2016

Commercial real estate transactions span the price spectrum, but tend to be measured and reported based on size. While the majority of buildings (81 percent) are relatively small (small cap CRE), with the bulk of commercial space (71 percent)...

Commercial Sales in REALTORS® Markets Rise 8.4 Percent in Q2.2016

Commercial real estate space is heavily concentrated in large buildings, but large buildings are a relatively small number of the overall stock of commercial buildings. In terms of inventory, commercial real estate markets are bifurcated, with the majority of...

Cash Accounts for 26 Percent of Commercial Transactions in REALTOR® Markets

Commercial real estate investment trends were positive in 2015, with sales of large cap CRE transactions—over $2.5M—totaling $543 billion, based on Real Capital Analytics (RCA) data.  However, in the first quarter 2016 sales volume dropped 20 percent on a...