payroll employment Archive

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...

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...

Solid Demand Drives Office Vacancies Lower in the Fourth Quarter of 2016

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 Availability Declines as Employment Advances

U.S. macroeconomic momentum declined during the fourth quarter of 2015, buffeted by global economic slowdown and financial volatility. Based on the second estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, real gross domestic product (GDP) rose at an annual rate...

Employment and Low Interest Rates Drive Commercial Real Estate Gains

Commercial sales transactions span the price spectrum, but tend to be measured and reported based on size. CRE deals at the higher end—$2.5 million and above—comprise a large share of investment sales, and generally receive most of the press...