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Multifamily Inventory Rebalance Coming to U.S.

Multifamily Inventory Rebalance Coming to U.S.

Global real estate consultant CBRE is reporting this week a 9.3% drop in permitting activity in U.S. for multifamily units last month is a favorable sign for future market balance due to slower construction activity. Read More »


Manhattan Retail Rents Continue to Dip in 2018

Manhattan Retail Rents Continue to Dip in 2018

According to CBRE's Q3 2018 Manhattan retail market report, New York City retail rents continued to drop during the third quarter, but forecasters are optimistic for the impending holiday shopping season. Read More »

Tech Driven Silicon Valley Office Market Headed for Record Year

Tech Driven Silicon Valley Office Market Headed for Record Year

Global property consultant Cushman & Wakefield is reporting this week for the third quarter of 2018 showed strengthening occupancy growth for Silicon Valley's office and R & D sectors. Read More »

Manhattan Office Market Finally Enjoys Positive Absorption in 2018

Manhattan Office Market Finally Enjoys Positive Absorption in 2018

According to CBRE's latest Manhattan Office MarketViews Report for the third quarter of 2018, office leasing activity totaled 6.73 million sq. ft. in Q3 2018, 3% behind its five-year quarterly average Read More »


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Golfito Marina Village & Resort - (Costa Rica)

Golfito Marina Village & Resort - (Costa Rica)

Costa Rica's Newest Luxury Superyacht Destination Now Under Construction Read More »

Last Updated October 22, 2018 8:19 AM ET

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With U.S. economic fundamentals showing fortitude against trade fears, interest rate hikes and diverging global economies, the tightening labor market appears the biggest threat to the pace of continued economic growth.

Office parking ratios in both downtown and suburban office markets across the U.S. and Canada are unlikely to see significant change in the next five years, despite increases in ride sharing and the anticipation of autonomous vehicles.

According to the recently released CBRE U.S. Seniors Housing & Care Investor Survey, the appetite for senior housing acquisitions in the U.S. remains strong, with nearly two-thirds of investors planning to increase the size of their portfolios over the next 12 months.

According to the Real Estate Board of New York's recently released Investment Sales Report, in the first half of 2018, New York City's investment sales market showed signs of improvement from a slow second half of 2017.

According to a new report by CBRE, the rapid growth of e-commerce is forecast to create demand for another 452,000 warehouse and distribution workers in the U.S. this year and next, signaling an acceleration of job growth in the already labor-strapped industry.

Layers of excessive regulation translate into higher rents, reduced affordability for consumers and on average, account for almost one-third of a multifamily project's development and building costs.

Based on a new Transwestern Healthcare Real Estate Report, swelling demand for U.S. healthcare services may push forecasted demand for medical office space well above supply in several U.S. markets.

According to CBRE's latest U.S. Data Center Trends Report, demand from large cloud users has set the U.S. data center market on pace to break 2017's record leasing activity.

Based on the Mortgage Bankers Association's mid-year 2018 ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers in the U.S., at the top of the list of firms is Wells Fargo Bank.

The nation's largest cities are getting even greener. Researchers have found green certified office space across America's 30 largest metros has reached 41 percent of market totals - the highest in the index's history.

Confidence in the U.S. multifamily housing market edged down in the second quarter of 2018. The MPI dipped two points to 51 compared to the previous quarter.

U.S. architecture firm billings growth slowed again in July 2018 but remained positive overall for the tenth consecutive month.

Second quarter 2018 commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were four percent higher than during the same period last year and 32 percent higher than the first quarter of 2018.

According to Transwestern's newly released national industrial report for the second quarter of 2018, 37 of 47 U.S. markets posted positive absorption for the quarter, and 43 of 47 posted positive absorption for the previous 12-month period.

According to Transwestern's second-quarter 2018 national office market report, continued improvement in the U.S. office sector was due in large part to a strong jobs market with remarkably low overall unemployment of 3.9 percent, and a 1.6 percent annual growth rate in office-using employment.

According to a new report by global real estate consultant CBRE, the U.S. commercial real estate lending market remains robust in 2018, despite financial market volatility and heightened trade tensions.

U.S. companies in pursuit of highly skilled tech talent - spanning every industry today - might be in for more sticker shock. Combined talent and occupancy costs are up by as much as 12.5 percent over last year as competition for tech talent has heated up.

According to CBRE's Q2, 2018 Manhattan Retail Market Report, New York City's retail market continues to evolve as the fundamental demand drivers remain healthy.


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