05 Mar 14
The U.S. total retail availability rate, which includes all major center types, dropped 70 basis points (bps) during 2013 to 8.8%, its lowest level since Q4 2008.
04 Mar 14
Key takeaways from the 2014 Mortgage Bankers Association Commercial Real Estate Finance meeting provide a real-time overview on the state of the debt markets.
12 Feb 14
Office vacancy is at its lowest level since 2009. Similar to national economic conditions, the improvement in U.S. office market fundamentals accelerated during the second half of 2013 and continued to broaden across markets.
11 Feb 14
Equities Win Sprint, CRE Takes Marathon
05 Feb 14
Q4 2013 U.S. Industrial MarketView: U.S. Posts Best Year Since 2007. By all metrics, 2013 was the best year for U.S. industrial market since 2007, mostly due to the rebounding U.S. manufacturing sector and the rapid growth of e-commerce.
31 Jan 14
Key CRE Takeaways From A Whirlwind Week For U.S. Economy
30 Jan 14
CBRE Research’s 2014 update to U.S. Sale/Leasebacks: Unlocking Value, provides insight on key trends over the past 20 years and how the sale/leaseback market is recovering in the aftermath of the great recession.
27 Jan 14
With the reemergence of pro forma income underwriting as well as lower debt service coverage and higher loan-to-value ratios in some recently issued commercial loans, some lenders and investors are asking: Have loan origination standards become too aggressive?
To find out, CBRE Research compared recent underwriting standards during 2013 to those seen during similar timeframes in 2005 and 2007—periods characterized by aggressive loan underwriting.
24 Jan 14
Ten 2014 Growth Trends for U.S. CRE: Stronger U.S. Fundamentals, Key Mega-Trends Powering 2014
17 Jan 14
Several key commercial real estate-using employment categories saw above-trend employment growth during 2013, led by the professional and business services sector, which grew 3.5% during 2013, more than double the 1.6% annual pace for total nonfarm employment. The expected continued growth of this sector in 2014 will buoy the office market’s recovery in the coming months.