As we close out 2019, commercial real estate fundamentals remain largely intact, but factors such as the global slowdown, the trade dispute and Brexit are high on our watch list. See what it means for occupiers and investors of real estate by clicking on our interactive infographic.
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Legal sector change is occurring at lightning speed. Change that used to happen over a decade now transpires in two to three years, and staying ahead of this rapid rate of change is challenging for law firms of all shapes and sizes. Through Cushman & Wakefield's proprietary 2019 National Legal Sector Benchmark Survey, we have identified many trend shifts and new issues gaining prominence that are directly impacting the legal sector, its business drivers, and law firm decision making.
Savvy investors blend their portfolios with niche assets, like Student Housing, with traditional property types. Generation Z, larger in number and enrolling in college at even higher rates than millennials, will drive high levels of enrollment at U.S. college and universities, and by extension, demand for student accommodation.
Niche assets are driven by factors like demographic change, affordable housing challenges as well as changes in technology and consumer behavior. Savvy investors blend their portfolios with niche assets, like Cold Storage, and traditional property types.
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Niche assets offer exposure to a range of secular drivers, including demographic change, affordable housing challenges as well as changes in technology and consumer behavior. Savvy investors blend their portfolio with niche assets, like Data Centers, and traditional property types.
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The U.S. economy continued to grow at a steady pace in the third quarter of 2019, adding approximately 470,000 new jobs, of which 140,000 were in the key office-using sectors. Consumer confidence, while off recent highs, remains solid indicating shoppers are still optimistic. As of September, the unemployment rate is at 3.5%—the lowest since 1969.