Recovery in real estate will likely begin in 2010 and vary by market. One silver lining found in this Jan/Feb '09 report, is that with little new inventory coming on line, the industry should recover faster than we have seen in the past.
LISTEN to the Economic Pulse debrief by the report's author, Ken McCarthy, Managing Director, US Research Services
The full force of the economic downturn is now being felt in Europe. As our Jan/Feb '09 report indicates, it is clear there is further bad news to come as corporate de-stocking and weakening exports add to the problems caused by consumer stress, credit shortages and uncertainty in the financial markets.
LISTEN to the Economic Pulse debrief by the report's author, David Hutchings, Head of European Research Group
With most of the world in recession, recovery is more likely to start in 2010 according to our Jan/Feb '09 report. Landlords can expect to see tenant demand continue, supported by Asia's increasing share of global consumption, investment and manufacturing. In the short term, tenants should be able to trim their occupancy costs to help see them through this slow growth phase.
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As tough as it is for retail right now, this Valuation Advisory Services briefing offers evidence that the race to the bottom has begun, a hopeful sign that the worst is coming to an end. Meanwhile, the industry continues to adapt and innovate.
Opportunities for banking branches to meet changing consumer needs in an uncertain economy are identified in this joint briefing prepared in partnership by C&W Global Consulting and leading retail market research firm Envirosell.