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Q4 2017 U.S. Capital Markets MarketBeat

February 12, 2018

There is renewed confidence in the economy, higher levels of real discretionary income are anticipated, and stronger global growth is expected to support U.S. economic expansion. For the fourth quarter, job gains averaged 204,000 per month. For all of 2017, U.S. firms created nearly 2.1 million new jobs. In addition, tax reform should bolster the economy, translating into stronger CRE fundamentals and supporting market activity.

Read Cushman & Wakefield’s analysis of 2017 fourth quarter capital markets results: Cushman and Wakefield U.S. Capital Markets MarketBeat Report.

 

Q4 2017 U.S. Shopping Center MarketBeat

January 22, 2018

2017 was another year of economic growth with some record milestones. The U.S. unemployment rate reached a low of 4.1% and real wage growth is not only occurring but will accelerate as we move further into 2018. Consumer confidence soared to a 17-year high in November and consumer spending is up. Sales growth over the 2017 holiday shopping season was up 5.5%, the largest increase since 2006. Yet, throughout 2017 heightened closures and bankruptcies translated into dismal headlines that painted the entire retail sector with the same broad, negative brush. While many concepts and categories have struggled, the reality is that not all retail categories are challenged. In fact some categories (off-price apparel, discounters, dollar stores, etc.) are experiencing record, or near record, growth. All of this begs the question, will strong overall economic performance translate into bricks-and-mortar revival in 2018? Read more about how the retail industry took shape in 2017 and trends to watch for in 2018 in this quarter’s Cushman & Wakefield U.S. Shopping Center MarketBeat report.

 

RIA Active Listings

January 11, 2018

See Cushman & Wakefield’s active listings nationwide: RIA 2018 Active Listings

 

C&W Tax Report 2017

December 14, 2017

Revathis Greenwood, Cushman & Wakefield’s head of US Research, and our national staff has just released a report covering the commercial real estate implications of the tax bill that Congress is likely to pass before the end of this year.

Cushman Wakefield Tax Report

 

ICSC CENTERBUILD 2017

December 1, 2017

Garrick Brown, Cushman & Wakefield’s Vice President of Retail Research, gave the following keynote presentation at ICSC CenterBuild 2017 in Scottsdale, AZ.

ICSC CenterBuild Retail Update 2017

 

MAIN STREETS ACROSS THE WORLD 2017

November 27, 2017

The annual Main Streets Across The World report, now in its 29th edition, tracks 451 of the top retail streets around the globe and ranks the most expensive in 68 countries by prime rental value utilising Cushman & Wakefield’s proprietary data.

Highlights:

  • Soaring rents have seen London’s New Bond Street rise to become the world’s third most expensive retail street, while New York’s Upper 5th Avenue and Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay retain their first and second place rankings.
  • Milan’s Via Montenapoleone and Paris’s Avenue des Champs Élysées rank fourth and fifth respectively.

To find out more, click the link below to download the study:

Cushman and Wakefield Main_Streets_Across_the_World_2017

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