Commercial Real Estate Outlook Archive

Commercial Fundamentals Notch Steady Gain In Third Quarter 2013

While we are still grappling with the delays from October’s government shutdown, the estimates for third quarter economic output show much of the same. Gross domestic product rose at an annual rate of 2.9 percent in the third quarter,...

Commercial Investments Advance 26% in Third Quarter 2013

While the summer season was in full swing, economic performance during the third quarter of the year accelerated, based on initial estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The main measure of economic activity—gross domestic product—rose at an annual...

REALTOR® Commercial Markets Post Solid Growth in Second Quarter

The second quarter marked a noticeable improvement in the recovery trajectory of commercial REALTOR® markets.  Based on the results of the July Commercial Real Estate Market Survey, commercial practitioners reported solid leasing activity and a double digit rise in...

Recovery in REALTOR® Commercial Markets Continues in First Quarter

The recovery in commercial REALTOR® markets notched a noticeable gain during the first quarter 2013, as sales and leasing activity advanced.  Based on the results of the May Commercial Real Estate Market Survey, commercial practitioners reported a solid start...

Economic Growth Drives Commercial Investments in Q1 of 2013

Economic background Economic activity maintained grew at a steady pace during the first quarter of the year, as consumers and businesses focused on the year ahead.  Gross domestic product rose 2.4 percent in the first quarter, as consumers opened...