Category Archives: Employment

Tight Labor Market Restrains Job Creation, Offers Mixed Outlook for Commercial Real Estate

      Follow us:  Research Brief June 2017 EMPLOYMENT Developing Trends ■ Apartment absorption could get a boost as the record number of adult children living at home may finally have the financial strength to move out. Many will likely rent, supporting steady apartment absorption. The catalyst for the releasing of these pent-up households […]

Hiring Bounces Back in January, Offers Upbeat Commercial Property Outlook

  Follow us:  Research Brief February 2017 EMPLOYMENT Developing Trends ■ Employers added 227,000 positions last month, a notable increase from the average of 148,000 jobs created monthly in the fourth quarter last year. Consumer-oriented employment sectors stood out in January, with retail, healthcare, and leisure and hospitality adding a combined 104,000 workers during the […]