U.S. Research Reports

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26 Feb 15

How will retailers and consumers be impacted by congestion at West Coast ports?

As 35 cargo ships reportedly wait to unload at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in the aftermath of the labor dispute at West Coast ports, assessment of the impact on retailers and consumers begins.

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20 Feb 15

Q4 2014 U.S. Office MarketView

The U.S. office market ended the year on a strong note, with 2014 having recorded the highest annual level of net absorption since 2007. Office space demand was supported by the tightest labor market conditions and most robust real GDP growth seen in this cycle.

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13 Feb 15

Q4 2014 U.S. Industrial MarketView

The U.S. industrial market ended the year on a high note, with all significant metrics having shown improvement during the fourth quarter. Healthy net absorption – nearly twice the amount of new supply delivered – led to declining availability.

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10 Feb 15

Slowdown amid showdown at West Coast ports

The slowdown and looming strike at West Coast ports is rippling through U.S. supply chain. These 29 ports are currently running at approximately 50-60% capacity and handle 44% of U.S. container cargo; this activity accounts for 12.5% of U.S. GDP.

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29 Jan 15

Should we be optimistic about U.S. retail in 2015?

During the peak of last month's shopping frenzy, optimism was growing due to favorable economic news and brisk holiday sales activity. Since then, December retail sales disappointed far below expectations.

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15 Jan 15

2015 U.S. Industrial Outlook

2014 marked another strong year of recovery in the U.S. industrial market as key performance indicators continued to improve. With fundamentals all showing sustained long-term growth, how much room, if any, does the market have to grow?

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14 Jan 15

Q4 2014 U.S. Office MarketView Snapshot

Solid 2014 U.S. office market expansion bodes well for the year ahead

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13 Jan 15

Q4 2014 U.S. Industrial MarketView Snapshot

U.S. industrial real estate market ends year on high note.

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12 Jan 15

What does a stronger dollar mean for CRE?

The direct effects of a stronger U.S. dollar on commercial real estate fundamentals are likely to be overall positive. Industrial and “bread-and-butter” retail assets will benefit the most as consumers take advantage of the cheaper prices of goods.

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06 Jan 15

Where is apartment development gaining momentum?

The State of Apartment Development Activity in the U.S. It’s the new year and time to ask again: is the apartment market becoming overbuilt?

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