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Retail sales to exceed $4.44 trillion in 2021, as NRF revises annual forecast upward
Chain Store Age – Current News – June 09, 2021
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Apparel brands turn to air cargo as inventory delays continue
Retail Dive – June 09, 2021
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Benefits Boom Buoyed By Pandemic Labor Market Continues
Bisnow – June 08, 2021
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Over 300,000 Americans in these four states will lose enhanced unemployment benefits this week
MSN Money – Retail News – June 07, 2021
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On The Mend: Tourist Destinations Hope For Revival As Leisure Travel Ramps Up
Bisnow – June 07, 2021
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U.S. consumers sour on housing market’s buying conditions
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – June 07, 2021
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Yellen says inflation could reach 3 percent this year as recovery continues
The Washington Post – Business – June 05, 2021
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U.S. job growth picks up; wages increase solidly
Reuters – June 04, 2021
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Service sector powers strong U.S. private sector job growth in May, ADP says
MarketWatch – June 03, 2021
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Here’s What Those Construction Supply Challenges Mean For CRE Investors
Globe St. – June 03, 2021
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U.S. manufacturing gains steam; raw material, labor shortages mounting
Reuters – June 03, 2021
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Council Post: How The Pandemic Has Changed Where People Work And Live
Forbes – June 02, 2021
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Uncertainty lingers, even as consumer confidence rebounds
Retail Dive – June 02, 2021
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Expectations of Strong Post-COVID Recovery Bolster Competition for Commercial Real Estate Assets
Think Realty – June 01, 2021
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As offices reopen following COVID, more companies will let employees work from home or hire workers who live far away
USA Today – June 01, 2021
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Remote Work Evolves Into Hybrid Work And Productivity Rises, The Data Shows
Forbes – May 31, 2021
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Fox Business: Post-Pandemic Cycle Accelerating, But New Tax Proposals Spark Uncertainty
marcusmillichap.com – May 27, 2021
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U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to fresh 14-month low; economic recovery gaining speed
Reuters – May 27, 2021
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Research Confirms Your Return-To-Office Theory … Whatever It is
Bisnow – May 26, 2021
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Consumer Shopping Behavior Changing As Pandemic Recedes
GlobeSt – May 26, 2021
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U.S. consumer confidence holds steady, soaring prices slowing housing momentum
Reuters Finance – May 25, 2021
 

Retail Rent Collections Surge To Near Pre-Pandemic Levels
Bisnow – May 24, 2021
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Marcus & Millichap sells 16,000-square-foot self-storage facility in Wisconsin
REJournals – May 24, 2021
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Why Lumber And Plywood Prices Are So High—And When They Will Come Down
Forbes – May 22, 2021
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First-time jobless claims fall to new pandemic low of 444K as layoffs ease and 22 states cut off federal bonus
USA Today – May 20, 2021
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House Prices Are Soaring. Rents Are Flat. What Does It Mean for Inflation?
CBS MarketWatch – May 20, 2021
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It’s too expensive for builders to solve the housing shortage
Silicon Alley Insider – May 20, 2021
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Largest container ship hits East Coast as ports see surge
yahoo.com – May 20, 2021
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Inflation Surveys and Market Pricing Are Consistent With What Fed Wants, So Far
Smart Money – May 19, 2021
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What’s old is new: Brands craving connection with consumers turn to livestreaming
Retail Dive – May 19, 2021
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Surging lumber prices weigh on U.S. homebuilding
Reuters Finance – May 18, 2021
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Why are so many states ending enhanced unemployment?
USA Today – May 18, 2021
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Tax Reform: A CRE Game Changer?
marcusmillichap.com – May 14, 2021
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Biden’s tax proposal ‘very concerning’ for commercial real estate: Marcus & Millichap CEO
Fox Business – May 13, 2021
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Marcus & Millichap brokers sale of 125K square foot industrial property in Elgin
Minnesota Real Estate Journal – May 13, 2021
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People are panic buying homes as prices skyrocket around the world
MSN Money – Real Estate News – May 13, 2021
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US unemployment claims drop to 473,000, a new pandemic low
USA Today – May 13, 2021
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McDonald’s Is Raising Wages Amid Worries Of Worker Shortage
Forbes – May 13, 2021
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Consumer prices shot up 0.8% in April as worries escalate
USA Today – May 12, 2021
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As the U.S. economy restarts from the pandemic, parts of it are severely broken
CNBC – May 11, 2021
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Two Studies See Strong Rebound in CRE Expectations
GlobeSt – May 11, 2021
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MAG Capital purchases industrial facility in Rock Falls, Illinois
Minnesota Real Estate Journal – May 10, 2021
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Is a $300 unemployment boost holding back jobs? Yes and no
CNBC – May 10, 2021
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Disappointing April jobs growth keeps unemployment rate above 6%
cbsnews.com – May 07, 2021
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Federal judge overturns national eviction ban
CNBC – May 05, 2021
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Why America’s Population Advantage Has Evaporated
Bloomberg – May 05, 2021
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Yellen says interest rates may have to rise ‘somewhat’ to keep economy from overheating
CBS MarketWatch – May 04, 2021
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NRF: Economy could see fastest growth since 1980s; 2020 sales put at $4.02 trillion
DSN Retailing Today – Current Issue – May 04, 2021
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The Recovery Isn’t About Cities vs. Suburbs
Bisnow – May 03, 2021
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Here’s What It Will Really Take For The U.S. To Revitalize Manufacturing
Forbes – May 03, 2021
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Key Takeaways From Latest GDP Numbers
Forbes – May 02, 2021
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How U.S. economy has performed during Biden’s first 100 days — in 7 charts
USA Today – April 28, 2021
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Small Businesses Thriving In Emerging Residential Markets
GlobeSt – April 28, 2021
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Study: Amazon to overtake Walmart as largest U.S. retailer by 2025; Kroger #3 
Chain Store Age – Current News – April 27, 2021
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These Are America’s Top Ten Hottest Housing Markets Right Now. Should Homeowners Sell High Or Stay Put?
Forbes – April 27, 2021
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Biden raises minimum wage for federal contractors to $15 an hour
CNBC – April 27, 2021
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10-year Treasury yields will break out of slump within weeks, Wells Fargo predicts
CNBC – April 25, 2021
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Cities Look To Coworking Spaces To Accelerate Return To Work, Downtown Recovery
Bisnow – April 20, 2021
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Why has the employment–population ratio declined in the United States?
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – April 20, 2021
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Restaurant Sales Spike Nearly To 2019 Levels In March
Bisnow – April 19, 2021
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Convention Center Hotels Face Long Road Back to Pre-Pandemic Volumes
The Commercial Observer – April 19, 2021
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Businesses are hiring and layoffs are falling, but jobs aren’t returning all at once
MarketWatch – April 17, 2021
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Hotels and Retail Should Recover Faster Than Expected
Globe St. – April 15, 2021
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US jobless claims plunge to 576,000, lowest since pandemic
AP NEWS – April 15, 2021
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Big rebound for U.S. retail sales in March
Chain Store Age – April 15, 2021
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To recover from COVID-19, downtowns must adapt
Brookings – April 15, 2021
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Mortgage rates drop for second week in a row amid inflation and vaccine concerns
MarketWatch – April 15, 2021
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Consumer prices jump in March as White House, Fed monitor inflation
The Washington Post – April 13, 2021
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Fed’s Jerome Powell says U.S. economy is ready to ‘start growing much more quickly’
MarketWatch – April 11, 2021
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Retail defaults to decline — but will still be high: Moody’s
Retail Dive – April 08, 2021
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US jobless claims up to 744,000 as pandemic still forces layoffs
USA Today – April 08, 2021
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Lodging Sector Posts Large Drop in Delinquency
GlobeSt – April 08, 2021
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Mortgage rates fall for the first time since February — but don’t necessarily expect a long reprieve
CBS MarketWatch – April 08, 2021
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Mastercard: U.S. retail sales up 26.3% in March, one year since first lockdown
Chain Store Age – Current News – April 08, 2021
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Retail defaults to decline — but will still be high: Moody’s
Retail Dive – April 08, 2021
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Construction employment drops in 236 metro areas between February 2020 and February 2021
Building Design + Construction – April 07, 2021
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Marcus & Millichap CEO on 2021 property market
Finance & Commerce – April 05, 2021
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Young buyers squeezed as mortgage rates rise
Loop North News – April 04, 2021
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Marcus & Millichap Brokers $5.3M Sale of CVS-Occupied Property in Suburban Chicago
REBusinessOnline – April 02, 2021
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U.S. gains 916,000 new jobs in March and signals strengthening economy
MarketWatch – April 02, 2021
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Jobless claims: New unemployment claims unexpectedly rose to 719,000 last week
Yahoo – April 01, 2021
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Mortgage rates have skyrocketed in recent months — adding $33,000 on average to a 30-year loan
MarketWatch – April 01, 2021
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Consumer confidence jumps to highest level in a year
Chain Store Age – April 01, 2021
Read moGoogle Employees Can Start to Head Back to the Office This Month
The Commercial Observer – April 01, 2021
Read morHome Depot, Lowe’s build on supply chain foundations to make quick work of omnichannel
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Wells Fargo sees permanent consumer behavior shifts from the pandemic
Retail Dive – March 29, 2021
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