Six Years Later, 93% of U.S. Counties Haven’t Recovered From Recession, Study Finds.

More than six years after the economic expansion began, 93% of counties in the U.S. have failed to fully recover from the blow they suffered during the recession.

Source: Six Years Later, 93% of U.S. Counties Haven’t Recovered From Recession, Study Finds – Real Time Economics – WSJ

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 12, 2016)

Fortune looks at whether the U.S. real estate market might be headed for another bubble. Kohl’s executives have been looking into the possibility of taking the chain private, reports MarketWatch. CNBC explores what’s behind two quarters of rising vacancy rates in the apartment sector. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

Source: 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 12, 2016)

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5 Reasons You Should Work with a Real Estate Broker Who Is a CCIM

This post originally appeared on tBL member Michael Kushner’s blog Omni Realty Group and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. You may or may not be familiar with the term CCIM. This stands for Certified Commercial Investment Member, and simply put, is a designation that recognizes experts within […]

Source: 5 Reasons You Should Work with a Real Estate Broker Who Is a CCIM – theBrokerList Blog

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Interest rates went up — so what’s next?

The Fed funds rate will be about 1.25 percent at the end of next year — three hikes in 2016 — then perhaps 2.25 percent at the end of 2017, and by the end of 2018 normalizing somewhere just above 3.00 percent. Only 18 months, ago the dots had “normal” at 4.00 percent or higher.

Source: Interest rates went up — so what’s next? | Inman

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Commercial Real Estate Boom Won’t End on Higher Rates

New York and San Francisco’s commercial real estate boom, that’s sent rent prices soaring year, won’t end even if the Federal Reserve raises rates.

Source: Commercial Real Estate Boom Won’t End on Higher Rates

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Interest Rates, Caps Don’t Move Together

NEW YORK CITY: TIAA-CREF sees a number of factors that can protect overall property performance in a rising interest rate environment, such as the spread between cap rates and 10-year Treasury yields.

Source: Interest Rates, Caps Don’t Move Together – Daily News Article – GlobeSt.com

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