Nearly two-thirds of metros will end the year with vacancy rates below their historical averages. In these areas, demand continues to outpace supply, which allows rents to keep rising. Full Story
Mark Miller represented the seller in the sale of this 4,422 SF freestanding light-industrial building (including approx. 1,085 SF of office showroom) on 9,001 SF of land; zoning: GLIMU; for more information, contact Mark at (818) 956-7001, x133.
Mike Maniscalchi, SIOR and Tony Maniscalchi, SIOR represented both seller and buyer in the sale of this 15,000 SF office building on 20,702 SF of land. For more information, contact Mike, x135 or Tony, x126 at (818) 956-7001.
The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and conveyed a tad more concern about recent inflation trends, clouding the prospects for when the next rate hike might come. Full Story
This July 1, the City of Los Angeles will require Energy and Water Efficiency Benchmarking for existing buildings including:
By 2019, every building needs to be audited and disclosed; building owners must comply every five years.
Prospects for the CRE market moving ahead at a more robust pace are higher than what was expected six months ago, according to the latest NAIOP Sentiment Index conducted earlier this spring. Source: Costar.com Full article
With demand strengthening in commercial real estate markets, the sector should remain on stable ground in 2017 and offer decent returns for investors, according to the latest National Association of Realtors commercial real estate forecast. Full Article
Labor and business leaders declared victory Tuesday night over a bitterly contested ballot measure that would have imposed new restrictions on building apartment towers, shops and offices in Los Angeles. Full story
Bankers Stick to “Bread and Butter” Loans. The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is projecting that originations of commercial and multifamily mortgages will grow by 4.0 percent to $537 billion in 2017. Another 2.0 percent increase is expected in 2018, with originations forecast to reach $546 billion. Full story
The Fed’s statement to leave interest rates unchanged reaffirmed that the economy is continuing to grow moderately and that the central bank is maintaining an easy-money policy to further boost the labor market and return inflation to a more favorable level. Full story