After a cumulative negative 600k SF of net absorption over the first two quarters, we experienced a negative 600k SF of net absorption in the third quarter alone. Put simply, we continue to have more companies moving out of space that moving into space. After a few yea...

November 5, 2019

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In 2018, the number of companies reporting new reshoring and foreign direct investment (FDI) was at the highest level in history, up 38% from 2017. The combined reshoring and related FDI announcements totaled over 145,000 jobs, the second highest annual rate in history...

There is actually a website based on the old joke about the meeting that should have been an email. There is even a coffee mug.

How many of us have been in such a gathering? How often might be the better question. 

The average organization probably meets too much for its...

Well, net absorption (space leased minus space vacated) is off another 300k SF this quarter, making the total a negative 750k SF absorbed for the first half of the year. Oddly, it still feels strong out there, so I'm going to stick with my estimate of 2.5m SF of absorp...

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Did you know that all employers in the US must have every new hire complete a Form I-9 on or before his or her first day of work? All employees who began working on or after November 6, 1986 are required to complete a Form I-9 to verify their identity and authorization...

Many of you reading this have been affected by cybercrime either personally, or professionally. The days are gone when The Nigerian Prince would contact you for help. As business owners and consumers, we are faced with much more challenging things like wire transfer fr...

August 2, 2019

The NAIOP CRE Sentiment Index

Spring 2019

 About the NAIOP CRE Sentiment Index

The NAIOP Sentiment Index is designed to predict general conditions in the commercial real estate industry over the next 12 months. The forecast is not based on an analysis of historical data,...

We’ve enjoyed strong net absorption of industrial space over the last few years, averaging around 3,000,000 SF in each of the last three years.  Most of this absorption has come from Third Party Logistics Companies (3PL’s) taking down large chunks of space.  However, e...

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