Commercial Real Estate Outlook Archive

Apartment Spotlight: Six Markets Tie for Year over Year Vacancy Declines

Commercial fundamentals improved in the fourth quarter 2014, with rising net absorption driving rents higher across the major property types. As employment gains are expected to continue into 2015, demand for commercial space is expected to advance. Multifamily demand...

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...