Commercial Real Estate: 5 Signs Of Life From Across The Industry

While it is true that credit markets remain uncertain and that high unemployment is still with us, there are many signs that commercial real estate markets are on the mend.

Unlike a leading indicator such as residential RE, commercial real estate tends to trail mainline economic indicators.   CRE tends to grow as a result of economic growth, not vice versa.  With cautious optimism reappearing across the broader economy in recent months, what are the signs the CRE cart is following the general economy’s rejuvenated horse?

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  • Jacob Holub

    March 18, 2011

    Minnesota commercial real estate is seeing all of these same signs except our unemployment rate is around 6-7 percent. We are seeing a really strong multi-family market too.

    Jacob Holub
    KW Commercial Midwest


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