26 May 16
What is placemaking, and why are people talking about it in a real estate context? The idea of engaging spaces has gained traction in retail real estate, where attracting consumers with more shopping options is priority #1.
24 May 16
The U.S. industrial market started 2016 well ahead of expectations, with robust demand in Q1 helping to lower the nation’s availability rate by 20 basis points during the quarter, to 9.2%.
23 May 16
The office market recovery slowed in Q1 2016, reflecting the deceleration in economic growth and financial market volatility that took place early in the year.
18 May 16
The opening months of 2016 were bumpy and added a degree of uncertainty to capital markets. Still, with healthy property fundamentals, a solid economy and most debt providers lending at full capacity, the investment market continued to reflect active conditions.
27 Apr 16
Last year was a tumultuous year for seaports in North America, starting with a slowdown at all the major U.S. West Coast ports. The story of 2015 was the shifting balance in the flow of cargo to West and East Coast ports.
15 Apr 16
Net absorption for the U.S. office market is down slightly year-over-year. Positive absorption totaled 5.6 million sq. ft. in Q1 2016, down from 8.2 million sq. ft. in Q1 2015.
14 Apr 16
The U.S. industrial market expanded for a 24th consecutive quarter, logging 59.6 million sq. ft. of positive net absorption in Q1 2016.
12 Apr 16
Available sublease space in 30 major tech markets is low but rising. In the past, sublease space oversupply has preceded a market downturn. Weakness has not yet emerged, but tech concentrated areas within certain markets should be closely monitored.
01 Apr 16
2015 investment volume nears $500 billion, but momentum slows in 2016.
31 Mar 16
Commercial loan maturities are expected to surpass $400 billion annually in 2016 and 2017—some $100 billion more per year than 2015. This so-called “Wall of Maturities” has been a hot topic of conversation in commercial real estate finance.