Is the Industrial Real Estate Market Slowing Down in 2023?

By Clifford Hockley, CPM, CCIM The Portland industrial market remains strong with low direct vacancies and high asking lease rates. However, it is experiencing a slight increase in sublease space,... View Article

SVN Economic Update: July 2023

Fed Interest Rate Decision (1) On July 26th, The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by 25 bps, reversing a pause in rate-hikes that occurred in June. While the... View Article

U.S. Economy Continues to Grow Despite Fed’s Rising Interest Rates

Source: The Washington Post The U.S. economy expanded by an annual rate of 2.4 percent between April and June, powered by brisk consumer and government spending, marking an acceleration of... View Article

Banks Double Down on CRE Loan Reserves

Source: Globe St. The closure of Silicon Valley Bank, First Republic Bank, and Signature Bank earlier this year were the embodiment of concern that had been building. Many commercial banks... View Article

July 2023 Economic Update

Inflation (1) The consumer price index (CPI) rose by 0.2% month-over-month and 3.0% year-over-year through June, according to the latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. June’s monthly pace... View Article

Mid-Year Update: 2023 Portland Metro Apartment Market

Edited By Clifford Hockley, CPM, CCIM SVN Bluestone, Principal Broker As we near the mid-point of 2023, the Portland apartment market has shifted dramatically from 2022 which was a record-breaking... View Article

SVN Economic Update: Fed Rate Decision

The SVN Economic Update for June covers several areas but the Fed Interest Rate Decision is the highlight! Fed Interest Rate Decision (1) On June 14th, The Federal Reserve announced... View Article

SVN Economic Outlook: April 28, 2023

Q1 2023 GDP (1) The US economy grew at an annualized rate of 1.1% during the first quarter of this year, slowing significantly from the Q4 2022 annualized rate of... View Article

SVN Economic Outlook: April 14, 2023

CPI Inflation The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.1% month-over-month and 5.0% year-over-year through March, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest release. It was the slowest monthly climb... View Article

State of the Market Report: Multifamily 2023

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State of the Market Report: Retail 2023

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State of the Market Report: Office 2023

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State of the Market Report: Industrial 2023

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SVN Economic Outlook: March 31, 2023

(1) Interest Rate Impact on Bank Securities and Capital After recent distress in the banking sector, there is a risk that many of the small and mid-sized banks that hold... View Article

SVN Economic Update: March 17, 2023

Inflation The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.4% month-over-month and 6.0% year-over-year on a seasonally adjusted basis through February, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ March 14th release. Both... View Article

SVN Economic Update: February 24, 2023

Homebuilding Sentiment Rises According to the latest data from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), homebuilding confidence is on the rise. The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) rose... View Article