Tag Archives: Retail Sales Growth

Broad Based Retail Sales Growth Lifts Commercial Real Estate Performance

September 19, 2014 August’s retail sales performance reaffirmed the notion that the U.S. economy is on the precipice of a breakout. Most notably, limited wage growth has continued to restrain consumers from stomping on the economic accelerator. Additionally, Americans have developed a thriftier mindset in the aftermath of the recession that has led to a […]

Moderate Retail Sales Mask Positive Underlying Trends; Robust Growth on the Horizon

July 21, 2014 The bevy of recent economic indicators has mostly fallen into two camps; one suggesting the economy is poised to break out of the slow-growth slumber recorded since the recession and another signaling cautious expansion will continue to reign. The pace of job growth and consumer confidence, for example, are near post-recession highs, […]