Commercial Real Estate & Business News November 19, 2018

The panelists discussed key takeaways from the data, which included subjects such as parking, short-term rentals, fitness centers, telecommuting spaces, technology and sustainability. When asked about qualifying factors, in which a renter would need these features to consider living at a property, the results were split…»
Grocery retailers need a strong private brand offering as part of their game plan to compete in today’s fast-changing marketplace, former Kroger and Harris Teeter executive Fred Morganthall said this week in a keynote speech at the 2018 PLMA Trade Show in Chicagot…»
When it comes to choosing their living environment, people today want to have it all without the burden of owning a thing. This is referred to as rentership, a growing trend in which people are choosing leases over mortgages. According to a semiannual survey conducted by Freddie Mac, the percentage of renters who aren’t interested in owning a home has increased 13%…»
Examining census tracts within counties that are eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture’s housing programs, Urban Institute researchers discovered that more than 150 counties ranked as having most-severe need for affordable housing units. The number represents 5 percent of eligible counties…»
A strong economy and surging online sales combined to help Walmart top analysts’ earnings and raise its guidance for the full year as it enters its most crucial selling season. Net income totaled $1.71 billion, or 58 cents a share for the third quarter, compared with $1.75 billion, or 58 cents per share, in the year-ago…»