In Brief: U.S. Commercial Lending Surged in Fourth Quarter Published on March 03, 2017 in Market Trends Commercial real estate lending volume finished the year on a strong note as loan closings surged in November and December, according to the latest research from CBRE. Despite concerns throughout the year regarding the direction of the global economy, U.S. capital markets remained favorable to borrowers in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2016 due to low relative rates and abundant capital.
Beyond the Bay Area: Austin, Dallas among Top Cities Adding Tech Talent Published on August 29, 2016 in Market Trends San Francisco remains the leading U.S. tech market, but the competition for talent is getting tougher as more highly skilled tech workers—especially millennials—are flocking to cities where the cost of living is lower and tech jobs are plentiful, according to CBRE Group's annual research report Scoring Tech Talent. Austin and Dallas/Forth Worth ranked fifth and sixth respectively in this year's report.
Report: U.S. Multifamily Investment Hits Historic Four-Quarter Total Published on September 16, 2015 in Capital Markets Investment in U.S. multifamily reached $127 billion for the year ending June 30, 2015—the highest four-quarter total in history and representing growth of 36 percent over the 12-month period, according to the latest research from CBRE. The total surpasses the mid-2000s peak of $100 billion achieved in the year ending June 30, 2006.