GDP Archive

How Trump’s Presidency Could Impact Real Estate

How will the real estate market be impacted by Donald Trump’s victory and Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress? Though Mr. Trump is a real estate man, his policy platform has been largely vague on real estate proposals.  Here...

Raw Count of Home Sales (May 2016)

Existing-home sales increased 1.8 percent in May from one month prior while new home sales dropped 6.0 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of...

Raw Count of Home Sales (April 2016)

Existing-home sales increased 1.7 percent in March from one month prior while new home sales rose 16.6 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of...

Retail Vacancies Decline In Q1.2016

The U.S. economy sputtered during the first quarter of 2016, as global economic activity throttled back and companies found financial markets’ volatility unsettling. Based on the first estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, real gross domestic product (GDP)...

Rising E-Commerce Drives Industrial Demand

Economic activity momentum dropped in the first quarter of 2016. Real gross domestic product (GDP) advanced at an annual rate of 0.5 percent, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s first estimate. International trade felt the impact of the...