Tagged: u.s. economy

The Cities With the Highest Inflation May Shock You


WalletHub just did a study looking at 22 major metropolitan areas and put together a list of which areas have the highest inflation. It ranked cities according to a combination of their consumer price inflation in the latest month versus two months ago and versus a year ago. So what does the surge in inflation mean for the economy? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

How Commercial Real Estate Can Hedge Against Inflation


Amidst all the commentary that usually accompanies inflated economies, you may hear the word “hedge” thrown around quite a few times. And while many asset classes can help provide a hedge against inflation, how can commercial real estate be utilized specifically as a hedge? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Construction: The Costs Keep Climbing


The state of commercial construction is painful even as some parts of the economy are supposedly improving. What is driving costs now are the same three major factors that have been for a while. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Recession: Will It Or Won’t It?


With how the impact of rising interest rates can have on the viability of CRE projects, now is a good time for investors, owners, operators, and developers to look at cash management, overhead efficiencies, and other aspects of business that might help make whatever comes to be more easily borne. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Commercial Real Estate—Buy, Sell Or Hold?


Left for dead by Covid-19 in 2020, the CRE market roared back to life in 2021 with record-breaking sales of $809 billion. But the arrival of unrestrained inflation and soaring interest rates may signal the party’s over. Being sensitive to economic cycles when buying, selling or hanging on is essential for success in commercial real estate. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE