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U.S. housing starts, building permits accelerate
Reuters Finance – January 21, 2021
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Mortgage rates dip as investors await actions of new administration
The Washington Post – Business – January 21, 2021
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US jobless claims dip to 900,000 as layoffs remain high due to pandemic
USA Today – January 21, 2021
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What 6 charts say about the pandemic’s impact on retail
Retail Dive – January 19, 2021
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Marcus & Millichap Names Two Key Executives as Part of Financing Division (MMCC) Growth Plan
Maryville Daily Forum – January 19, 2021
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Marcus & Millichap Sees $900B Stimulus Delivering Q1 Economic Lift
Connect Media – January 19, 2021
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Biden Has Big Stimulus Plans For His First 100 Days—But What’s Next?
Forbes Advisor – January 15, 2021
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Savings interest rates hit rock bottom just as Americans stash away more cash
CNBC – January 15, 2021
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Jobless claims: Another 965,000 Americans filed new unemployment claims last week
Yahoo – January 15, 2021
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By the numbers: Holiday retail sales in 2020
Retail Dive – January 13, 2021
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Survey: E-commerce growth drives fulfillment transformation plans
Chain Store Age – January 13, 2021
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Millions of Renters Are In a Deep Financial Hole
Globe St. – January 13, 2021
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Clarida says Fed won’t raise rates until its sees 2% inflation
Reuters Finance – January 13, 2021
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12 metro areas had unemployment rates of 10 percent or higher in November 2020
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – January 11, 2021
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Office Sales Are Starting to Tick Up, as Distress Fails to Materialize
Wealth Management – January 11, 2021

Americans are losing confidence in the housing market as COVID-19 pandemic rages on
MSN Money – January 09, 2021
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U.S. Jobs Recovery Falters as Virus Surge Snaps Hiring Streak
Bloomberg – January 08, 2021
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We’re seeing urban market vacancies rise in big cities across the U.S.: Marcus & Millichap CEO
Yahoo – January 07, 2021
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U.S. Mortgage Rates Hit Another Record Low With 30-Year at 2.65%
BNN Bloomberg – January 07, 2021
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Cash in circulation is soaring, and that usually means good things for the economy
CNBC – January 06, 2021
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Amazon To Invest $2B In Affordable Housing In Its Biggest Employment Markets
Bisnow – January 06, 2021
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Some states start paying $300 unemployment boost while others lag
CNBC – January 04, 2021
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Holiday sales up 6.8%, according to Customer Growth Partners
Chain Store Age – December 30, 2020
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Trump calls for $2,000 stimulus checks as $600 payments start being deposited
MSN Money – December 30, 2020
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Unemployment Benefits May Not Lapse, Extra $300 Benefit Should Be Paid For Full 11 Weeks Despite Stimulus Bill Signing Delay, Per Labor Dept.
Forbes – December 30, 2020
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Freddie Mac Extends Multifamily Forbearance Program
Globe St. – December 28, 2020
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Highlights of $2.3 trillion coronavirus relief, government funding law taking effect
USA Today – December 28, 2020
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The Four Phases of Recovery We Can Expect Next Year
Globe St. – December 29, 2020
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Nearly 90% Of Renters Paid Up in December
Globe St. – December 29, 2020
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CRE Waits to See if the Suburban Migration Trend Sticks
Globe St. – December 29, 2020
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Employment recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – December 29, 2020
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What’s different about the second round of PPP loans?
Quartz – December 29, 2020
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Is a $300 unemployment boost a disincentive to work? Covid relief bill revives anxiety
CNBC – December 27, 2020
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Vaccines could unleash a hobbled US economy and spur job growth in 2021. But risks loom.
USA TODAY – December 27, 2020
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U.S. holiday retail sales rise 3% as online shopping booms- Mastercard report
Reuters – December 26, 2020
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U.S. new home sales drop sharply in November
Reuters – December 23, 2020
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Marcus & Millichap Buys LMI Capital
Globe St. – December 22, 2020
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Mortgage Debt Continues Its Long-Running Upward Trajectory
Globe St. – December 22, 2020
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‘It’s a start:’ Stimulus bill includes $25 billion in emergency rental relief, extends eviction moratorium
CNBC – December 21, 2020
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Dry Powder Will Bid Up Distressed Properties. Here’s Where Else to Invest.
Globe St. – December 16, 2020
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U.S. retail sales decline further as COVID-19, lack of additional fiscal stimulus weigh
Reuters Finance – December 16, 2020
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Fed predicts faster decline in unemployment in 2021, but sticks to cautious forecast for the U.S. economy
MarketWatch – December 16, 2020
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Laying The Foundation For A Successful Hybrid Workforce
Forbes – December 16, 2020
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More U.S. Homeowners Seek to Delay Mortgage Payments
National Real Estate Investor – December 15, 2020
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The Pandemic Recession Is Also A Retirement Crisis Recession
Forbes – December 14, 2020
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Unemployment Claims Spike Again As Covid-19 Spreads And Americans Wait For Federal Relief
Forbes – December 10, 2020
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Tax credits and rental assistance: How the Biden administration could reshape the country’s housing market
MarketWatch – December 10, 2020
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Another economic blow: COVID-19 worsens the slowdown in America’s population growth
USA Today – December 10, 2020
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More Borrowers Fell Behind on Commercial Mortgages in November
Bloomberg – December 10, 2020
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Consumers are spending less this holiday season: survey
Retail Dive – December 09, 2020
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Wait In Line: How The Vaccine Rollout Strategy Impacts Real Estate’s Recovery
Bisnow – December 09, 2020
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12 Retailers That Paid All of Their Rent in November and 11 That Struggled
National Real Estate Investor – December 08, 2020

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Slowing Job Growth Highlights Need for Stimulus, Says Marcus & MIllichap

Connect Media – December 07, 2020

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‘Warning Signs Flashing’: Job Growth Slows Sharply As Pandemic Takes Toll On Economy
NPR.org – December 04, 2020
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Getting the Deal Done
Commercial Property Executive – December 04, 2020
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More Private Buyers Will Enter Retail Real Estate Sector in 2021, Says Marcus & Millichap Retail Lead Daniel Taub
REBusinessOnline – December 03, 2020
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US construction spending jumps 1.3% in October
Daily Herald (Chicago Suburban) – December 01, 2020
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Online Sales Boom On Surprisingly Successful Black Friday
Bisnow – November 30, 2020
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Unemployment statistics during the pandemic have been inflated by backlogs, according to GAO report
The Washington Post – Business – November 30, 2020
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U.S. economy grew at an unrevised 33.1% rate in the third quarter
CNBC – November 25, 2020
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Bernanke Weighs In on CRE Outlook During Marcus & Millichap Panel
cpexecutive.com – November 24, 2020
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As Sales Stall, Restaurant Association Pushes Back Against Growing Restrictions
Globe St. – November 19, 2020
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Another 742,000 Americans filed for unemployment claims last week, the first increase in a month
CNN – November 19, 2020
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Generous Concessions Drive Gen Z Back to the Rental Market
Globe St. – November 19, 2020
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US Industrial, Apartment Prices March Higher, Retail Fades
Real Capital Analytics – November 19, 2020
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Data Reveals America’s Urban Exodus
Multi-Housing News – November 18, 2020
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Here Are All The Coronavirus Relief Programs Expiring At The End Of The Year
Forbes – November 17, 2020
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U.S. retail sales miss expectations in October
Reuters Finance – November 17, 2020
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Consumer confidence holds steady in November
Chain Store Age – November 13, 2020
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Mortgage rates rise from record lows on vaccine news, election results
MarketWatch – November 12, 2020
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Weekly jobless claims fall again in another sign of labor market improvement
CNBC – November 12, 2020
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Coronavirus stimulus negotiations in a ‘lame duck’ session likely to face more deadlock
USA Today – November 11, 2020
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We’re On Track to be a Renter Nation Again
Globe St. – November 11, 2020
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Payroll employment rose by 638,000 in October 2020
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – November 10, 2020
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What Do Lenders’ Decisions Tell Us About the Future of Various CRE Sectors?
National Real Estate Investor – November 09, 2020
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Net-leased childcare property sells for $925k in La Porte, TX
REJournals – November 09, 2020
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Pfizer’s Early Data Shows Vaccine Is More Than 90% Effective
New York Times – November 09, 2020
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Medical Offices Bounce Back in Spite of Telehealth
Commercial Property Executive – November 06, 2020
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Job growth stronger than expected in October, unemployment rate slides to 6.9%
CNBC – November 06, 2020
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Jobless claims: Another 751,000 Americans filed new unemployment claims last week
Yahoo – November 05, 2020
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Net Lease Sales Velocity Hits Pandemic High
Globe St. – November 05, 2020
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How will the presidential election impact commercial real estate in the U.S.?
MPA Magazine – November 05, 2020
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How Passed Ballot Measures Could Impact Real Estate Investors
Motley Fool – November 04, 2020
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Millennials Contribute to Ongoing Refinance Boom
Globe St. – November 04, 2020
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What Trump vs. Biden Means To Investors
Globe St. – November 02, 2020
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Cost of living: These 20 cheap American cities are seeing a boom in move-ins this year
USA Today – November 01, 2020
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