Tag Archives: GDP

April Hiring Revives Following Severe Winter; Job Creation Raising Commercial Real Estate Demand

May 11, 2015 Solid additions to payrolls in April put the U.S. labor market back on track and eased concerns that may have arisen following the poor hiring results in March and a weaker than anticipated initial reading of GDP. The further tightening of the labor market and the likelihood that economic growth will accelerate […]

Surging Economy Likely to Carry into 2015; Positive Prospects for Commercial Real Estate

December 30, 2014 The U.S. economy is expanding at the fastest pace since 2003, providing ample evidence that GDP growth will be on solid footing as 2015 begins. Equity markets are hovering near all-time highs, unemployment is below 6 percent and falling, and job gains have been impressive — all reflective of strong economic momentum. […]

Economic Expansion Building Steam, Invigorates Commercial Real Estate

January 31, 2014 Led by a resurgence in consumer spending and devoid of many of the headwinds that restrained the economy over the last few years, economic growth in 2014 should surpass 3 percent, its highest level since 2005. Last year, GDP advanced 1.9 percent, though outsized gains in the second half of the year […]

GDP Gains Encouraging But Recovery Remains Fragile

November 1, 2011 U.S. consumers and businesses spent much of the first half of the year disappointed by frequently mixed economic indicators, slow economic growth, lagging employment and, perhaps disproportionately, the debt crisis in the eurozone. Third quarter GDP data confirmed stronger and more dispersed economic growth than previous estimates. Demand has held up relatively […]