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  • The Flattening Yield Curve

    Industry participants can expect further softness in land values and increased difficulty in obtaining construction loans, as short-term interest rate increases are expected to continue, argues Avison Young Principal Jay Maddox.

    National 05 July 2017 17:26
  • 5 Capital Markets Trends to Watch

    CBRE Vice President Brandon Smith discusses recent hot topics in the capital markets, including why bond yields significantly increased last week and if a sustained rise is on the horizon.

    National 05 July 2017 17:25
  • Economy Watch Weekly: Interest Rates Rise While Retail Sales Dip

    In a unanimous vote, the Federal Reserve decided to raise interest rates for the second time in 2017, indicating their optimism about the U.S. economy and the ability to handle more expensive real estate financing. But some sectors, such as retail, aren't performing as well as others in recent months. Economy Editor Dees Stribling has the latest.

    National 20 June 2017 16:55
  • Economy Watch: Fed Sure of Economy, Raises Rates, Promises Asset Sell-Off

    The Federal Reserve unanimously decided to raise rates for the second time in 2017, signaling its belief that the U.S. economy is strong enough to handle more expensive financing.

    National 15 June 2017 14:55
  • Economy Watch: Beige Book Reveals Trends Benefitting CRE

    All 12 of the Federal Reserve Districts reported increased economic activity in the latest Beige Book. Tourism and travel picked up, which is good for the hospitality industry, and non-residential construction remained strong.

    National 20 April 2017 13:29
  • Bridging the Net Lease Retail Buyer-Seller Gap

    Calkain Cos. Associate Director Scott Campbell delves into how factors like rising interest rates and a new political structure have made the gap between buyers and sellers a particular focus for net lease retail investment players this year.

    National 19 April 2017 17:42
  • Economy Watch: Higher Wages, More Borrowing Bode Well for Economy

    The latest jobs and wage growth numbers seem to point to the U.S. economy's continued growth, supported by a boost in consumers' borrowing activity, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Federal Reserve.

    National 10 April 2017 13:02