economic outlook Archive

3 Commercial Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2018

At the Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum on Friday, attendees got insights into how the economy and real estate market will interact over the next couple of years. Here are a few takeaways that can help guide your...

No Path to 3% GDP Growth Without Real Estate

While the GOP tax plan will not increase GDP, the real estate market does hold the key to economic growth, according two prominent economists at the 2017 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. While the country’s GDP hit the three percent...
November 3, 2017

Economic Hurdles Call for Team Mentality

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt captivated audiences with his speed and charisma during the 2012 Summer Olympics. You may have noticed “The Fastest Man in the World” slows his steps ever so slightly when approaching the finish line during his...

Credit Still Hurts Commercial; 2011 Looks Brighter

 By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine Commercial economic update Lack of financing will continue to hamper commercial real estate transactions going into 2011 but there are some positive signs on the horizon, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun told...
November 8, 2010