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How innovation helped save Detroit

July 18, 2018 |

Entrepreneurship is in Detroit’s DNA. It’s what turned it into one of America’s most iconic cities, known the world over as the heart of both the nation’s automobile industry and the birthplace of music’s “MoTown sound” genre.

Now a new … Read More

Florida is projected to become a $1 trillion economy in 2018

January 10, 2018 |

Florida Chamber Foundation researchers predict Florida will become a $1 trillion economy by the end of 2018, positioned for another year of strong growth

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Chamber Foundation, Florida’s non-partisan, business-led, nonprofit research organization, announced today that … Read More

U.S. Affordability Issues Increase as Household Growth Rebounds in Harvard Report

July 6, 2017 |

The State of the Nation’s Housing 2017 report, published by the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) of Harvard University, makes a solid case that the U.S. housing market is firmly on the road to recovery. Construction starts are rising, home … Read More

Rent in December soars to highest growth since start of recession

January 19, 2017 |

Rent hit a new multiyear high in December as limited supply and “unprecedented” demand push costs higher.

Rents rose 4% compared to a year ago in December, the Labor Department said Wednesday. That’s the strongest yearly gain since December 2007, … Read More

7-Eleven Reveals South Florida Growth Plans

November 30, 2016 |

PALM BEACH, Fla. — 7-Eleven Inc. “plans aggressive growth for South Florida in 2017,” Charles Bantos, the convenience-store chain’s real-estate manager, said in announcing plans to open four new Palm Beach County, Fla., stores by the end of 2106.

The … Read More

Economists Predict Steady CRE Growth Ahead Despite Undercurrents of Global Turmoil

October 16, 2014 |

A consensus survey of economists and analysts convened by the Urban Land Institute and EY Real Estate predicts solid but not spectacutar returns for U.S. real estate investors as moderate economic growth supports a steady strengthening in commercial real estate … Read More

Improving Economy Slowly Brightens Outlook for Commercial Real Estate

August 26, 2014 |

WASHINGTON (August 26, 2014) – The strong rebound in economic growth during the second quarter and ongoing job creation are gradually improving the outlook for all of the major commercial real estate sectors, according to the National Association of Realtors® … Read More

Key CoStar Composite CRE Price Index Flirting With Prerecession High

August 15, 2014 |

CCRSI: Led By Industrial and Retail Properties, Commercial Property Prices Continued Steady March in Second Quarter

CoStar’s value-weighted U.S. Composite Index, driven by the impact of larger, core property sales, increased 2.3% in the second quarter of 2014 and was … Read More