Industrial Warehouse Vacancies Filling Up in South Florida

April 24, 2011

Industrial Warehouse Vacancies Filling Up in South Florida Sharpe Properties, which manages commercial retail and industrial warehouse properties throughout South Florida, has slowly seen improvement with the vacancy rates in Miami Dade County, specifically the Hialeah industrial area. ¬†Although the rental rates on a per square foot basis have dropped dramatically over the past several […]

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Markets Should Prepare for Higher Inflation, Interest Rates

January 30, 2011

Commodity prices have been surging in recent months. In 2010, the global Commodity Price Index for fuel (energy) climbed 21%, for food 27% and for industrial inputs, including raw materials and metal, a whopping 31%. Yet headline inflation and core prices, excluding food and energy in the United States, have been tame, up just 1.1% and 0.8%, respectively. And in November the Fed was worried about deflation. So, where does the disconnect lie?

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