Latest Real Estate Economic Updates

Rethinking the Latest Inflation Data

  • Mike Lembeck
  • 24 February 2024

CRE investors should look to add value, think long term. When the headline CPI number on a year-over-year basis fell 30 basis points to 3.1% last week, it delivered a mixed message, according ...

Investors Fret About a Possible Rate Hike

  • Mike Lembeck
  • 24 February 2024

But they are likely jumping to conclusions too early and looking too much at information that may already be out of date. The Federal Reserve released the January Federal Open Markets Committee meeti...

Economists: Recession on Horizon

  • Mike Lembeck
  • 24 February 2024

Americans should brace for and expect a recession this year, economists are warning, arguing the details of the latest jobs report are not a good indicator. Even though the Federa...

These New Regulations Will Bite CRE

  • Mike Lembeck
  • 17 February 2024

Figures in the CRE lending world are pointing to an emergency. If you haven’t heard of Basel III, you’ve got company. International banking regulations aren’t typical beach reading....

A Banking Crisis Is Quietly Brewing

  • Mike Lembeck
  • 17 February 2024

The Federal Reserve’s most recent policy statement came with a curious omission. Fed officials removed language from previous statements that proclaimed “the U.S. banking system is sound a...