ULI Real Estate Business Barometer — December 2012

Barometer Dec. 2012

Apartment fundamentals are shining even brighter as low vacancy rates drop further and rents continue hitting new highs; completions are at a three-year high. Buyer appetite for commercial property continues unabated as prices closed in on four-year highs, cap rate compression continued, and transaction volume remained above the long-term monthly average. Economic indicators pointed to sustained moderate growth except retail sales; sales slowed even as retail employment soared. …
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Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2013 Asia Pacific


Real estate investor sentiment in the Asia Pacific property sector remains relatively positive, despite continuing global economic uncertainty, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Asia Pacific 2013, a real estate forecast jointly published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)….
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Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2013

EmergingTrends US 2013

The real estate recovery will continue in 2013 as modest gains in leasing, rents, and pricing will extend across U.S. markets and improve prospects for all property sectors, according to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2013 report from ULI, which named San Francisco as the top market to watch in three categories….
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ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast

A new Urban Land Institute survey of 39 leading real estate economists and analysts from across the United States reflects scaled-back expectations for growth in the nation’s economy, real estate capital markets, and commercial real estate fundamentals, but more robust projections for single-family housing than were made six months ago. The findings were released today in the institute’s semi-annual ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast, prepared by the ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate….
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ULI Real Estate Business Barometer — September 2012


Apartment fundamentals are sizzling as rents and vacancy rates continued to improve; completions continued their U-shaped recovery, and absorption doubled. Commercial property transactions dropped sharply in all but the office sector, where transactions were just slightly off; prices barely changed, remaining at three-year highs. Economic indicators, at best, point to a pause in near-term optimism….
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