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Strong Commercial Real Estate Capital Inflows Limiting Cap Rate Growth in U.S.

Strong Commercial Real Estate Capital Inflows Limiting Cap Rate Growth in U.S.

According to the latest research from CBRE Group, Inc., capitalization rates on U.S. commercial real estate remained largely stable in the second half of 2016, as prices softened slightly. Read More »


Super Bowl 51 was a Significant Win for Tom Brady and Houston's Hotel Industry

Super Bowl 51 was a Significant Win for Tom Brady and Houston's Hotel Industry

Not only was Super Bowl 51 a big win for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, it was a big win for the city of Houston itself. Read More »

Potential Oroville Dam Failure Puts Over 50,000 Homes at Risk

Potential Oroville Dam Failure Puts Over 50,000 Homes at Risk

50,047 single- and multi-family residential homes in the U.S. could be damaged with an estimated reconstruction cost value (RCV) of $13.3 billion. Read More »

Housing Affordability in U.S. Hits Eight-Year Low

Housing Affordability in U.S. Hits Eight-Year Low

Excessive regulations, rising mortgage interest rates and ongoing home price appreciation pushed housing affordability in the fourth quarter of 2016 to its lowest point since the third quarter of 2008. Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

On the Caribbean island of St.Lucia, known worldwide for its natural beauty, Cap Maison is in a truly breathtaking location in one of St.Lucia's most desirable areas. Read More »

Last Updated February 22, 2017 9:03 AM ET

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Housing starts returned to trend, dropping 2.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.246 million units.

The music streaming service will now lease 387,243 square feet of office space at the Class A, 2.3 million-square-foot commercial office building.

Existing-home sales are forecast to expand 1.7 percent in 2017, but a new housing affordability model created jointly by the National Association of Realtors and Realtor.com

The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit U.S. residential properties increased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.80 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the fourth quarter of 2016.

Commercial real estate lending volume in the U.S. finished the year on a strong note as loan closings surged in November and December 2016.

U.S. foreclosure inventory declined by 30 percent and completed foreclosures declined by 40 percent compared with December 2015.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average U.S. mortgage rate stayed within a two basis point range for the third straight week.

According to CBRE Group latest Manhattan Retail MarketView for fourth quarter 2016, New York City's retail market has hit a tipping point. Following a tremendous run-up in rents over the past four years, average-asking rents eased in 2016.

With Valentine's Day holiday right around the corner, here are my 2017 picks for the most romantic getaways in the U.S. for you and your loved one.

A brisk fourth quarter sales pace pushed available U.S. housing supply to record lows and caused price appreciation to slightly speed up in the final three months of 2016.

2017 started with only the second rise in federal interest rates since 2006 and the start of a new presidential administration that is already showing itself to be very disruptive on many fronts.

According to CoreLogic's latest Home Price Index for December 2016, U.S. home prices are up both year over year and month over month.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Mortgage Credit Availability Index, U.S. mortgage credit availability increased in January 2017.

According to the newly released Last Mile / City Logistics Report from CBRE, the rapid rise of e-commerce has driven the most disruptive movement to the industrial & logistics industry, transforming the way we think about industrial real estate.

New-home construction during the fourth quarter of 2016 remained tepid in many markets due to regulatory and supply-side constraints.

According to STR, the Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index closed January 2017 out at 3,723, up 0.5% from the end of 2016.

According to the recently released Q4 2016 Zillow Breakeven Horizon report, U.S. home value appreciation is expected to slow in some of the nation's most expensive markets, and as a result, it now takes longer to break even on a home in those markets compared to renting it.

According to a projections by STR, the overall hotel industry in Houston will see overall performance growth between 150% and 350% during Super Bowl 51 weekend.


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