Confidence and Optimism in Today’s Commercial Real Estate Industry

  • March 21, 2017
  • 2017 Industry Outlook
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By SVN Research
According to the most recent published reports by the Conference Board, CEO Confidence spiked a highly significant 15 points as of January and the Consumer Confidence Index sits at 114.8 as of February, making each measure sit at 6 year and 15 year highs respectively. Confidence at these levels, especially when true for both consumer
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Commercial Real Estate Markets Expanding in 2017

  • February 23, 2017
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By SVN Research
Commercial real estate markets have been generally growing in terms of pricing, rental rates, and occupancies since approximately 2011 and many market participants are beginning to openly wonder where the market is in the “cycle”. Since the topic of market cycles can be somewhat misunderstood, we want to offer some clarification before presenting our assessment.
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By Diane K. Danielson, COO, SVNIC
The commercial real estate industry enters 2017 at a crossroads. Baby boomer retirement will continue and may even accelerate due to economic headwinds, potential slowdowns in infrastructure projects, and the continued influx of new technologies and CRE challenges. As a result, our industry is facing a brain drain at the same time competing industries are
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