26 Feb 15
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.
20 Feb 15
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.
13 Feb 15
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.
10 Feb 15
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.
29 Jan 15
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.
15 Jan 15
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?
14 Jan 15
Solid 2014 U.S. office market expansion bodes well for the year ahead
13 Jan 15
U.S. industrial real estate market ends year on high note.
12 Jan 15
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.
06 Jan 15
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?