Stay up-to-date on industry trends through our economists’ blog entries, announcements, data downloads, and methodological papers. You’ll find content spanning all major commercial real estate sectors and both national and local markets.

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The Record-Breaking Sale of Shops at Crystals in Las Vegas

The recent sale of the Shops at Crystals (in the CityCenter mixed-use campus) for a record breaking $1.13 billion is proof of the commercial real estate recovery remaining in full swing in Las Vegas.

Abby Rosenbaum
March 25, 2016

Las Vegas

Retail

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The Cranes Outside Our Windows

Boston's current pace of multi-family apartment construction is unprecedented.

David Churella
March 23, 2016

Boston

Apartment

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Lower for Longer May Also Apply to Houston Office Values

It's not just watchers of oil prices that should be worried about "longer for lower".

Jon Southard
March 7, 2016

Houston

Office

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Where Does Amazon Put its First Store? In Seattle, Of Course

Another sign of the strength of Seattle’s retail industry, Amazon, after operating for 20 years, has opened its first book store, Amazon Books, in Seattle. 

Abby Rosenbaum
March 7, 2016

Seattle

Retail

Blog Entry

NewCity and How Chicago Retail Has Recovered

Chicago retail was hit hard by the Great Recession; rents (rent in place) declined by almost 7% between the years of 2005 and 2008.  

Abby Rosenbaum
March 7, 2016

Chicago

Retail