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Cushman & Wakefield | U.S. Macro Forecast

JANUARY 2017 | Cushman & Wakefield

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U.S. industrial market on pace for strongest demand since 2005; rents near all-time high

With an impressive 204.3 million sq. ft. of total net absorption year-to-date, 2016 is on pace to be the strongest year for industrial leasing demand since 2005. Net absorption of 77.4 million sq. ft. in Q3 2016 marked the 26th
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Industrial real estate market is at top of its game, says JLL

DECEMBER 2016 | Logistics Management
A wave of tremendous momentum in the industrial real estate market is showing no signs of crashing anytime in the near future, according to analysis recently issued by JLL. The industrial real estate firm pointed to myriad factors for better than good market conditions in 2016, which it said are likely to continue in 2017, including:
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Should You Sell Everything? Cycles, the Long-Term View and the Next Recession

I really get a kick out of self-appointed “economists” with a flare for the dramatic, who come out with dire
exhortations in the media to garner attention. There are many talented and colorful people who receive media
coverage because of their ability to elicit strong emotional responses. More likely than not, they are “talking their book,”—that is, deliberately supporting their strategy…
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Beyond Niche

Forget student housing or self-storage. Some investors are diving into even more unusual real estate investment strategies, hoping to find yield, steady operating income or protection against a downturn.
Depending on an investor’s taste for risk and rarity, the four main real estate food groups are looking a little blander these days.
In the unending quest for yield, some investors…
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