Tag: recession

U.S. Housing Market At Inflection Point: The “Old Normal” Will Not Be Part of Recovery, Says New Research From the Urban Land Institute

Posted 01.28.2010 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Report Cites Trends in Demographics, Consumer Behavior as Drivers of New Markets. As the U.S. economy recovers, emerging trends in demographics and consumer behavior will become major drivers of new housing opportunities, resulting in a residential market vastly different from the one that existed prior to the recession

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Healthcare: Jobs Continue to Grow Despite Recession

Posted 01.18.2010 | Categories: Medical Office/Healthcare | 1 Comment

Healthcare continues to defy the odds by adding jobs even as most other sectors of the economy lose them. While the U.S. lost 85,000 positions in December, the healthcare industry added 22,000 jobs that month, including 9,000 in physician offices and 8,000 in home care agencies. Since the recession began, 631,000 new healthcare positions have […]

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Healthcare: Medical Office Forecasts Emphasize Stability

Healthcare: Medical Office Forecasts Emphasize Stability

Posted 01.12.2010 | Categories: Medical Office/Healthcare | No Comments

INDIANAPOLIS-Soon after the recession began taking its toll on the office market in the form of diminishing demand, higher vacancies and negative absorption numbers, those who track the medical office market―and some who previously paid little attention to it―began remarking on how this one segment of the office market was marching to its own tune. […]

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Senior Housing: Nursing Homes Still Profitable during the Recession

Posted 11.25.2009 | Categories: Medical Office/Healthcare, Senior Housing/Assisted Living | 1 Comment

To many people our recent recession is old news. By now, everyone is used to the downturn in the economy, the rising unemployment rate, foreclosures, and the stock market falling. Despite the weekly news of corporations declaring bankruptcy, some businesses are actually still showing nice profits. For instance, large Nursing home ownership companies are still […]

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Industrial Real Estate, a New Jersey Bulwark, Shows Some Cracks

Posted 11.25.2009 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Over the years, as the real estate markets for offices, residences and stores in New Jersey have gone through peaks and valleys, the market for industrial real estate has been like the buildings themselves — not flashy, but big, solid and reliable. No longer. The tenor of third-quarter market reports about the warehouse sector has […]

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Invest in Self Storage – A Stable Option in an Economic Downturn

Posted 11.16.2009 | Categories: Self Storage | No Comments

With the sudden collapse of the residential real estate market in recent months, many people have chosen to invest in self storage facilities. These facilities offer several advantages over investments in residential or other commercial real estate opportunities. These advantages include low monthly maintenance costs, high profit potential, and the general ease of ownership. Unlike […]

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UNDERWRITING HEALTHCARE REAL ESTATE – THE NOYACK HEALTHCARE PROPERTY RANKING

UNDERWRITING HEALTHCARE REAL ESTATE – THE NOYACK HEALTHCARE PROPERTY RANKING

Posted 11.16.2009 | Categories: Featured, Medical Office/Healthcare | 5 Comments

By CJ Follini Our economy has always had recessions and has always gotten out of them. Our economy is made up of actions and reactions. We live in free markets that buy, manufacture, invest, liquidate, hire, fire, etc. Because it is impossible to achieve economic balance between all of these activities, our economy will always […]

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Healthcare: Medical Office Projects Keep Rolling

Posted 11.02.2009 | Categories: Medical Office/Healthcare | 1 Comment

DENVER-Medical office building development in the US keeps rolling along despite the recession. It’s been widely reported that medical office properties are maintaining their occupancy and performing better than general office buildings; in the development arena, new medical office buildings continue to spring up despite the virtual standstill in general office construction. Among the recent […]

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Student Housing: NMHC Research Report Examines Whether Student Housing Really Is Recession-Proof

Posted 09.28.2009 | Categories: Student Housing | No Comments

Off-campus student housing is one of the apartment industry’s most important niche markets and it has long been touted as recession-proof. Now, a new research report by the National Multi Housing Council seeks to determine whether the dramatic U.S. economic downturn has had an impact on enrollment and on-campus dormitory vacancy rates. NMHC Special Student […]

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Self Storage: Self-Storage Real Estate Challenges: Pricing, Debt and the Market

Self Storage: Self-Storage Real Estate Challenges: Pricing, Debt and the Market

Posted 09.16.2009 | Categories: Self Storage | No Comments

After reviewing the year’s financial reports from the self-storage real estate investment trusts (REITs) and hearing feedback from self-storage owners, I’ve concluded that the industry is doing pretty well in this Draconian economic climate. After the first quarter of 2009, most of the REITs were very close―or, in some cases, even a little ahead of […]

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