U.S. Research Reports

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18 Sep 14

Where Are The Big Boxes? The State of U.S. Industrial Development Activity

Demand for newer, Class A industrial space in the U.S. is outpacing supply, encouraging more build-to-suit and speculative development activity across the U.S. Much of this demand is stemming from the rapidly growing e-commerce sector.

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15 Sep 14

Q2 2014 U.S. Office OccupierView

At 14.5%, the national office vacancy rate in Q2 2014 has hit the mid-point between its pre-recession low and recessionary peak. Tightening labor markets and rising rents are causing occupiers to become more focused on location strategies.

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28 Aug 14

Q2 2014 U.S. Industrial MarketView

The U.S. industrial market continues to expand at a very healthy pace, with robust demand in Q2 2014 contributing to a decrease in the national availability rate. An ongoing mismatch between supply and demand is supporting the trend.

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26 Aug 14

Q2 2014 U.S. Retail MarketView

The U.S. retail recovery continued in Q2 2014, with fundamentals improving compared to Q1 2014. Retail sales picked up steam as consumers brushed off the winter and began to shop again.

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25 Aug 14

Q2 2014 U.S. Office MarketView

With 15.4 million sq. ft. of positive net absorption, Q2 2014 was the strongest quarter for office space demand in seven years. The red-hot tech sector continues to dominate leasing activity, gaining market share and taking space in virtually every major U.S. market.

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19 Aug 14

Q2 2014 U.S. Multifamily MarketView

The U.S. multifamily expansion continued to pick up momentum in Q2 2014, as demand, measured by net absorption, grew by an annual rate of 276,200 units.

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14 Aug 14

U.S. Tech-Twenty: Measuring Office Market Impact

The booming high-tech sector has been one of the major drivers in the U.S. office market recovery, with the industry responsible for one-fourth of all new office-using jobs created in the U.S. between 2009 and May 2014.

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30 Jul 14

Transportation Cost Equivalence Line: East Coast vs. West Coast Ports

As the globalization and complexity of the supply chain advance, so must its optimization—particularly when it comes to companies’ real estate decisions. Strategies favor the most cost effective way to move freight through the transportation network.

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15 Jul 14

The Evolving Workplace: How U.S. Office Space is Changing

By creating workplace solutions that reflect how people work and what they value, organizations can drive measurable improvements in employee satisfaction and business productivity while reflecting their brands and value to customers.

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08 Jul 14

E-Commerce and the Changing U.S. Industrial Landscape

E-commerce is expected to account for one-tenth of U.S. retail sales by 2017. To keep up with demand, e-commerce firms are investing in big-box facilities nationwide, reshaping the U.S. industrial real estate market.

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