173 results for “U.S. Economy”
Industrial N Illinois

Industrial sentiment stays strong as we sail into 2020

| Matt Baker

There are strong headwinds that may turn the bull real estate market bear, such as a decelerating economy and a simmering trade war. But a new sentiment survey suggests that the industrial sector is riding a separate current that should propel it beyond any slowdown in the overall market.

CRE i Ohio

Three questions with ... Cushman & Wakefield's Mike Sullivan

| Dan Rafter

A member of the capital markets team in Cushman & Wakefield’s Cincinnati office, senior director Mike Sullivan is an industry veteran who understands the ins and outs of the commercial real estate market. A specialist in office, industrial and medical office properties, Sullivan shared his thoughts on the state of the CRE market both nation…

Office N Illinois

Amazon planning Chicago expansion, addition of up to 400 new jobs

Chicago missed out on the much-ballyhooed HQ2, but Amazon hasn’t given up on the Windy City. The Seattle-based firm plans to expand its Chicago Tech Hub, including the creationg of 400 new tech jobs in fields including cloud computing, advertising and business development. To accommodate this job creation, Amazon will expand its downtown of…

CRE N Illinois

For the first half of 2019, cap rates remained stable

| Matt Baker

Thanks to moderate growth, low inflation and falling long-term interest rates, cap rates for commercial real estate assets held steady in the first half of 2019. In Chicago, two sectors have a favorable outlook as they came in below the national average.

Industrial Midwest

As online grocery sales grow, cold-storage demand heats up

| Dan Rafter

The demand for new distribution centers across the country has been well-documented: Consumers increasingly want their gym shoes, video games and flat-screen TVs delivered in one or two days. But the growth of online grocery sales has boosted demand for another kind of warehouse, cold-storage. And that demand is only expected to rise, accor…