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Beige Book: Slight Overall Expansion in Real Estate Activity

December 10, 2014

The Federal Reserve Beige Book released Dec. 3 showed real estate and construction activity grew slightly in October and November. Positive commercial sales in some districts made up for slight losses in residential sales during the two-month reporting pe (Full Story)

Economists Predict Steady CRE Growth Ahead Despite Undercurrents of Global Turmoil

October 16, 2014

Sobered but Undeterred by Recent Wall Street Woes, ULI Forecasts Three More Years of CRE Growth (Full Story)

CRE Property Enjoying Increasingly Broad-based Pricing Growth

October 16, 2014

Latest Costar Commercial Repeat Sale Analysis Confirms Property Prices Sustain Upward Climb (Full Story)

CRE Lending by Banks Surpasses Pre-Recession Levels

September 05, 2014

Despite Lending Rebound from Healthier Economy, Risks Remain as Banks' Inventory of Distressed Property Remains Elevated (Full Story)

Report: Housing Market Weak but Strengthening

September 05, 2014

The nation’s housing market overall was weak at the end of the second quarter, but showed year-over-year gains as states with more robust local economies and favorable demographics continued to recover at a stronger pace, according to Freddie Mac’s Multi- (Full Story)