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Rising Supply in CBD Markets Puts Pressure on Office Vacancies in the First Quarter of 2017

In the wake of a moderate 2016, the rate of economic growth remained tepid during the first quarter of 2017. Based on the second estimate of real gross domestic product (GDP) from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the...

Mirroring Broader Trends, Commercial Sales in REALTORS®’ Markets Decline 4.4 Percent in Q1.2017

Deal volume in large capitalization markets has been declining for the past five quarters, as investors approached capital deployment more cautiously against steep price appreciation and the promise of rising interest rates. The issue was on display during the...

Demand for Apartments Remains Solid in 2017

Economic activity continued on an upward trend in the last quarter of 2016, but at a slower pace, as the first estimate of real gross domestic product (GDP) from the Bureau of Economic Analysis documented. Preliminary figures indicated that...

Retail Rent Growth Enters 2017 on Upward Swing

Economic activity continued on an upward trend in the last quarter of 2016, but at a slower pace, as the first estimate of real gross domestic product (GDP) from the Bureau of Economic Analysis documented. Preliminary figures indicated that...

E-Commerce Sales Advance 14.3 Percent, Strengthening Industrial Demand

Economic growth remained positive in the fourth quarter of 2016, but momentum slipped from the upbeat pace of the third quarter. Real gross domestic product (GDP) advanced at an annual rate of 1.9 percent, according to the Bureau of...