Economy Watch Weekly: Office-Using Industries Gain in November

Sectors like professional and business services, as well as health care and construction, saw increases in employment for the month. Economy Editor Dees Stribling discusses what this means for the real estate industry, for the week ending Dec. 8, 2017.

CPERadioNovember generally proved to me a strong month for the U.S. economy, with total employment up 228,000 for the month. Industries impacting office space, such as professional and business services, and health care, also experienced job gains. Retailers also ramped up their hiring in both October and November, indicating the industry still feels confident about the sector’s future performance. Economy Editor Dees Stribling discusses the latest jobs report and what it means for the real estate industry, for the week ending Dec. 8, 2017.