Recovery in U.S. Warehouse Leasing Gaining Speed

January 27, 2011

Warehouse leasing accelerated sharply in fourth-quarter 2010, helping to drive down vacancy rates amid record-low deliveries of new industrial commercial properties last year, according to CoStar’s Year-End 2010 Industrial Review and Outlook


The Shadow Effect

January 26, 2011

One of the mysteries of today’s commercial real estate market is the current dearth of foreclosed properties on the market. After the credit meltdown of 2007–2008, industry professionals expected foreclosed properties to flood the market, but few ever did. Today, brokers and investors alike question why more foreclosures are not occurring. The economic climate is not that much better: Unemployment is almost in double digits, discretionary spending is almost zero, and banks are failing across the country. Many more institutions are conspicuously on life support