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Steady Hiring Supports Tightening Unemployment Levels, Invigorates Apartment and Office Demand

July 7, 2015 The U.S. job market continued its consistent pace of hiring in June, offering evidence that the economy maintained a moderate growth rate in the second quarter. Unemployment and underemployment dipped last month to their lowest level in seven years. Though part of the tightening is attributable to stable hiring, the declines were […]

Broad-Based May Job Gains Highlight Economic Strength; Rising Momentum Raises Potential of Fed Tightening

June 8, 2015 Hiring in May spotlighted a U.S. economy that is finding its footing and gathering momentum following the weather-induced lackluster results of the first quarter. With the jump in job creation last month and upward revisions to prior months, growth in U.S. payrolls is back on track to align with last year’s robust […]

Hiring Steady in First Quarter Despite Headwinds; Supports Broadening Demand for Real Estate

April 6, 2015 Following months of robust gains, U.S. employers tempered hiring in March. The modest pace of job creation, though, is consistent with slower economic growth in the first quarter that partly reflects a strong U.S. dollar, harsh winter weather and the shutdown of West Coast ports. Other economic trends, however, indicate that the […]

Hiring Escalates Amid Heightened Corporate Confidence; Job Openings Surpass 2007 Peak

February 18, 2015 The number of job openings in the U.S. recently surpassed its pre-recession peak and reached a 14-year high as employers accelerated hiring, culminating in a robust month of job creation in January. Momentum has been broad as corporate caution has finally relaxed and companies have started to funnel profits back to work […]

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