This Week in the Economy

November 15, 2014

Stocks Up for 4th Straight Week All three major stock indexes finished the week with gains. The tech heavy Nasdaq finished up 1.21% for the week. The Dow advanced 0.35% and the S&P 500 gained 0.39% for the week. Below are links to the top economic stories for the week: US Consumer Sentiment at more than […]

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CRE Elite – Broker to Broker Podcast

November 14, 2014

I recently sat down with CRE Broker Justin Lamontagne, with NAI | The Dunham Group in Maine for his weekly podcast interview to discuss social media for CRE and the brokerage business in general. Commercial Real Estate Elite: Broker to Brokers is weekly podcast with State-by-state interviews, bringing you real life brokerage strategies and resources […]

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Will Lower Energy Prices Cool off the Houston Economy and the Office Market?

November 14, 2014

Houston Economic Indicators – November 2014 The blistering Houston economy has created a boom for Houston office space construction. Office space is leasing up quickly in Texas and rents are appreciating and healthy levels. However, will lower energy prices cool off the Houston Economy? Lower energy prices have not slowed down US oil producers just […]

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Where are Office Rents Rising the Fastest?

November 8, 2014

Top North American Office Markets – 3Q 2014 Rent Growth Looking at the Q3 2014 rankings of the U.S. and Canadian office markets tracked by Colliers International in terms of rent growth, Houston leads North American markets for CBD Class A Office inventory. One interesting note: San Francisco and all of the East Bay and South Bay office markets ranked […]

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This Week in the Economy

November 7, 2014

Stocks Hold Steady for the Week All three major stock indexes finished the week with modest gains. The tech heavy Nasdaq finished up nominally at 0.04% for the week. The Dow advanced 1.05% and the S&P 500 gained 0.69% for the week. Below are links to the top economic stories for the week: Total nonfarm payroll […]

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