GDP Archive

Raw Count of Home Sales (April 2017)

Existing-home sales dropped 2.3 percent in April from one month prior while new home sales decreased 11.4 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of...

Industrial Demand Slows in Wake of Soft Consumer Spending

In the wake of a soft 2016, the economic growth remained weak 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 United States...

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...

Not a Beautiful First Quarter GDP Growth

Economic growth numbers for the first quarter will be announced next week, and it looks like it will be a huge miss. The numbers could well be just a hair above the zero growth line. The average growth rate...

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...