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Jul 19, 2017

US Metro Markets Embracing Green Office Space, Study Shows

Nine of the top 10 cities in the annual Green Building Adoption Index have implemented energy benchmarking ordinances, and the number of office buildings with green certifications has risen, Commercial Property Executive reported July 10. The Index was produced by CBRE and Maastricht University in collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council.

Jul 19, 2017

FHFA Proposes Housing Goals for Fannie, Freddie

The Federal Housing Finance Agency on July proposed 2018-20 housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which create new single-family and multifamily benchmarks for the government-sponsored enterprises. The current goals expire at the end of 2017, and comments on the new ones are due by Sept. 5.


Jul 19, 2017

Single-Tenant Net Lease Cap Rates Increase, Real Estate Firm Reports

Single-tenant net lease cap rates increased across all asset classes in the second quarter, with cap rates for retail and office sectors increasing to 6.23 percent and 7.14 percent, respectively, according to commercial real estate firm, Boulder Group, MBA NewsLink reported July 13.

Jul 19, 2017

Top-Performing Rental Markets See Low Vacancy Rates

The rental apartment markets in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Boston continue to see strong performance as vacancy rates remain low and new construction appeals to renters, National Real Estate Investor reported July 11. However, renewed buyer interest in entry level condos could negatively impact rentals.


Jul 19, 2017

US Economy Should Continue Expanding, Yellen Says

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told the House Financial Services Committee July 12 that the U.S. economy should keep growing during the next few years, allowing the central bank to continue raising interest rates, Bloomberg reported. Yellen also said inflation is too low, and will be monitored by the Fed.

Jul 19, 2017

Beige Book Shows Improving Real Estate Performance

Economic activity grew in all 12 districts in June, with some districts reporting strong construction and real estate trends, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book, released July 12. The New York district, however, reported slightly weaker commercial performance.


Jul 19, 2017

US Office Vacancy Rates Unchanged: CBRE

The amount of vacant office space in the U.S. remained unchanged at 13 percent during the second quarter, primarily due to the balance of supply and demand according to commercial real estate services firm CBRE, World Property Journal reported July 12. Downtown vacancy rates were steady, while suburban markets were up.

Jul 19, 2017

Facebook, Google to Add Affordable Housing in Silicon Valley

Tech giant Facebook on July 7 announced plans to construct a 56-acre “company town” across the street from its Menlo Park, California, headquarters with 15 percent of the 1,500 units to be designated as affordable housing, CNBC reported. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has committed about $30 million to provide temporary, prefabricated housing for 300 employees.


Jul 19, 2017

Most Americans See Now as Good Time to Buy a Home: NAR Survey

The share of Americans who believe now is a good time to purchase a home has reached 84 percent, the highest amount since 2007, while 6 in 10 Americans believe the lack of affordable housing is a concern, according to the 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey released by the National Association of Realtors July 12.

Jul 19, 2017

Nashville Sees Strongest Single-family Housing Performance

The city of Nashville, Tennessee, jumped to the top of the list of the strongest single-family housing markets, as home sales and prices continue to climb, according to a report from online commercial real estate broker Ten-X released July 11. Orlando, Florida; Fort Worth, Texas; Dallas; and San Antonio rounded out the top five.

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