Category Archives: Employment

New Year Begins on High Note With Hiring Surge in Construction Sector

  I EMPLOYMENT FEBRUARY 2020 I Research Brief New Year Begins on High Note With Hiring Surge in Construction Sector I Better-than-expected job additions do not sway forecasts. Employers added 225,000 positions to payrolls in the first month of 2020, starting the year off on a strong foot after an average of 176,000 roles were […]

More People Emerge From Sidelines To Join Historically Strong Job Market

  I EMPLOYMENT JANUARY 2020 I Research Brief People Emerging From Sidelines To Join Historically Strong Job Market I December job additions affirm steady growth for 2019. Employers expanded payrolls by 145,000 positions in December, bringing the total number of jobs created in 2019 to 2.1 million. That is below the total for 2018 but […]

Strong Fourth Quarter Job Creation Bolsters 2020 Real Estate Outlook

    I EMPLOYMENT DECEMBER 2019 I Research Brief Strong Fourth Quarter Job Creation Bolsters 2020 Real Estate Outlook I Job creation soars in November. The U.S. economy added 266,000 positions in November, the largest monthly gain since January. The surge in hiring was lifted by the resolution of the General Motors-United Auto Workers Union […]

Record-Low Unemployment Propels Demand for Commercial Real Estate

  I EMPLOYMENT OCTOBER 2019 I Research Brief Record-Low Unemployment Propels Demand for Commercial Real Estate I Job growth continues at subdued but consistent pace. Organizations added about 136,000 positions in September, slightly down from the 168,000 roles filled in August. The more modest rate of employment growth nevertheless exceeded the number of new entrants […]