Monthly Archives: February 2013

Friday Market Insight :: Real Estate Rules


The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) held its fourth quarter conference call yesterday, presenting an array of charts, graphs and analysis indicating that commercial real estate continues to perform well as an asset class. The NCREIF Property … Continue reading

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Weekly Market Insight :: The Goldilocks Zone


The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing report released last week and the non-manufacturing report released this week show that the economy is on stable footing. The two ISM reports are valuable for their timeliness, released on the first and third … Continue reading

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Good News Friday :: Better Than We Thought


Employers added 157,000 net new payroll jobs in January including 166,000 private sector jobs and a loss of 9,000 government jobs. But the real headline is that the Labor Department’s annual benchmarking process revealed that the labor market did better … Continue reading

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