Category Archives: Economics

Maturing commercial real estate debt will reach new peak in 2017

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Approximately $298 billion worth of commercial real estate loans are scheduled to mature in 2017, up from $263 billion in 2016.

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CMBS totals are expected to reach $126 billion in 2017, up significantly as 10-year loans issued in 2006 and 2007 are coming due. CMBS delinquency rates have increased… Read More

Countdown to election 2016

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20+ candidates, 22+ months of campaigning, 24 televised debates/ town halls and more than $1 billion spent and we are down to the last five days of the 2016 election cycle.

The past eight years have been filled with economic ups and downs, but in recent years, success has trounced challenges. GDP has grown by 15.4 percent since 2009, while 15.3 million jobs have been created since 2010 with job creation… Read More

Los Angeles home ownership declining

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Los Angeles home ownership declining

The Los Angeles metropolitan area has one of the lowest home ownership rates in California at 46.5 percent and well below the 62.9 percent U.S. national average.

Rising home prices and the Millennial generation’s preference to rent… Read More

Los Angeles office employment update | September 2016

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Between August 2015 and August 2016, total nonfarm employment in Los Angeles County grew by 73,900 jobs, or 1.7%.

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Educational and health services reported the largest year-over payroll increase, adding 22,800 jobs. This growth was divided between health care and social assistance (up 21,500) and educational services (up… Read More

Los Angeles attracts and compensates top technology talent

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JLL recently released its Summer 2016 U.S Technology Office Outlook, an innovative report looking at the dynamics shaping the technology industry across 45 markets. Los Angeles continues to rank well in a number of key high-tech market metrics.

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Los Angeles Technology Office Outlook – Summer 2016

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The Los Angeles technology sector has seen extensive growth in recent years, and continues to be the catalyst for economic expansion. While the market is still seeing the southward migration of Silicon Valley giants, home-grown technology startups have flourished and are contributing to the industry’s local expansion. As media and technology… Read More

Comparing top retail spending neighborhoods in Los Angeles

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Within Los Angeles, Venice leads the pack with $17,351 per capital spent on retail annually.

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We could expect increases in per capital spending on retail goods in downtown as retailers continue to flock to the area.

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Visit the JLL Los Angeles Research webpage for additional market insight.

Source: JLL Researchand ESRI Business Analyst Online
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The Los Angeles metro area represents the largest economy on the west coast

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Not only does the Los Angeles metro have one of the largest population on the west coast, the region generated $866.7 billion in economic output (Gross Metro Product) placing Los Angeles at the top of the leading west coast markets. COW_LA_22Aug2016

The metro maintains a highly diversified economy supported… Read More

Office employment update | August 2016

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Between July 2015 and July 2016, total nonfarm employment in Los Angeles County increased by 75,900 jobs, or 1.8 percent.

HealtOfficeEmployment_July2016h care and social assistance expanded payrolls by 21,800 and helped drive up employment in educational and
health services (up 30,800) for the largest year-over increase.

Professional and business services added 15,300 jobs.… Read More

Los Angeles’ tech industry hits the mark on multiple growth indicators

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The Los Angeles tech sector continues to expand, ranking on multiple national growth indices, including ranking 7th in employment count, 10th in technology wages, and 2nd for venture capital investment in the most recent quarter.

While VC funding is slowing in some key tech markets across the country,… Read More