U.S. Property Markets Bolstered by Strong Economy
The U.S. economy is re-accelerating -- consensus among economists is that the expansion will continue through 2019. In the first half of 2018, 1.3 million net new nonfarm payroll jobs were created, the largest job gain since 2015. Office markets across the U.S. continue to benefit from the strong economy as more robust job growth drives demand for space. Industrial demand drivers appear dynamic. Despite the strongest economic indicators since the Great Recession and consumer confidence at an 18-year high, the retail marketplace will continue to face challenges in the near term.
Learn more about how the office, industrial and retail sectors fared in the first half of 2018 – and expectations going into 2019.