George Ratiu Archive

Instant Reaction: July Jobs Report

The following is NAR Managing Director of Housing and Commercial Research George Ratiu’s reaction to this morning’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics release on the July employment situation: “The employment report showed solid gains in July, with 209,000 net...

Recap: Fourth Quarter Commercial Forecast

NAR Research released this morning its final outlook for the commercial real estate sector in 2016. Despite global and domestic headwinds and the likelihood of higher interest rates in the near future, the forecast for office, retail, industrial and...

Moderate Expansion, Easing Prices Expected for CRE in 2016

For the past five years, NAR has collaborated with Deloitte and Situs RERC to release an annual commercial real estate outlook forecast. The 2016 edition, titled Expectations & Market Realities in Real Estate 2016—Navigating through the Crosscurrents, was hot off...