CRE Midwest

U.S. economy sending mixed signals

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The U.S. economy is sending mixed signals in the current recovery. Activity levels indicate a healthy market that is approaching self-sustaining growth, yet the historically high unemployment numbers suggest an economy that is still in a significant struggle, says a former Federal Reserve economist.

Industrial Midwest

The Banks are back

Commercial banks have returned to the investment real estate market. However, much has changed since the market crisis of 2008. Banks have recognized the need for higher amounts of capital. There are new regulations with effects that are both known and unknown. The fundamentals of loan underwriting have changed to address current economic challenges.