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2018 USA Real Estate Investing Economic Outlook Winston Rowe & Associates
The commercial real estate industry is on an accelerating curve for this year due to the rapid improvements from President Trump's economic policies.
By: Winston Rowe & Associates
The country's continued economic resurrection and rising employment in 2018, should benefit all major asset classes.
U.S. office market growth should continue in 2018, but at a slower pace, due to higher completions and the tight labor market's impact on tenant demand.
Industrial & Logistics:
Although we are well along in the economic cycle, in the e-commerce/multi-
Changing demographics, consumer expectations and multi-channel retailing will continue to reshape retail and its real estate environment in 2018. The consumer trend toward off-price and discount retail will continue, with mid-range retailers seeking new ways to limit share losses to lower-priced players.
Developers are poised to register the second-highest annual completions count of this cycle in 2018, down by 9.2% from 2017's cycle peak. Because apartment starts began to slow in 2017, the multifamily market will get a reprieve from new supply by late 2018 and throughout 2019.
Forecasts for continued U.S. economic expansion portend a favorable year ahead for the U.S. lodging industry, with forecasts of income and employment growth, coupled with slowing supply growth, promising increased demand for hotels.
The U.S. wholesale data center market continues to thrive, with sustained record-setting absorption levels for the past three years. Transformation and flexibility are the key themes in the multi-tenant data center space in 2018.
The direction of health care policy and payment mechanisms may remain uncertain, but rapid growth in the older population will remain a significant tailwind for medical-office demand in the years ahead.
The seniors housing market improved in 2017 and is set to improve further in 2018, largely due to lower construction levels.
Winston Rowe & Associates prepared this article. They are a national due diligence and advisory firm specializing in structuring complex commercial real estate transactions.
They can be contacted at 248-246-2243 or visit them online at http://www.winstonrowe.com