Commercial Real Estate & Business News January 14, 2019

Commercial Real Estate Forecast experts: Get ready for a strong 2019
If you sell commercial real estate and liked 2018? You’ll probably enjoy this year, too. That’s because the odds are high that commercial real estate will remain strong in 2019, according to some of the biggest names in the industry. The speakers on the State of the Market panel at the 17th annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast all agreed: This year will…»
This Should Be Another Good Year for the Industrial Sector, but Expect Higher Pricing
The outlook for industrial real estate in 2019 is bright, with continued strength in property fundamentals, demand outpacing supply, rent growth and strong absorption squeezing already tight vacancy rates. Investment sales brokers focused on the sector say buyers can expect higher prices in the sector this year, as competition for a limited number of…»
Will CRE Remain a Favored Investment Alternative in a Volatile Market?
Through the third quarter of 2018, U.S. investment markets were exhibiting a relative calm. Jobs reports churned out steady employment increases. GDP growth delivered in line with analysts’ estimates, and the stock market enjoyed a steady ascent. Volatility in equities was notably absent, as it had been for most of the preceding…»
1784 Capital Holdings Breaks Ground on Gold Dust Self Storage
Scottsdale-based 1784 Capital Holdings, LLC, has broken ground on its Gold Dust Self Storage project at 7245 E. Gold Dust Ave. The former Macaroni Grill location will be home to a high-end self-storage facility that is scheduled to open at the end of 2019. “We are committed to innovation in the self-storage industry,” says Shane Albers, chairman and CEO of…»
Housing Slowdown Unlikely in Phoenix
Worries of a slowdown are spreading across the U.S. housing market, especially after this week’s sales miss by homebuilder Lennar Corp. confirmed for many the notion that demand is waning. The homebuilder, which has a number of communities in the Valley, later said it was seeing improved home sales in the new fiscal year and that its…»