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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

An abnormally-slow December caps off the year with a range of bright spots as well as challenges

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2014-Research-January-2014-employment-updateDecember saw the  U.S. economy add just 74,000 jobs, the second-lowest monthly figure recorded  throughout the recovery so far. It caps off a year that registered a  2.2-million-job expansion, unemployment falling to 6.7 percent and a more  consistent as well as geographically broadening expansion.

While trade and  manufacturing were some of December’s… Read More

U.S. seaport report: Cargo volumes are steady; infrastructure work will call the ships to port in the next two years

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Seaports are focused on enhancing their infrastructure to attract ocean carriers, while industrial users want access to population centers and supply chain optimization. Both are positioning themselves to compete and vie for market share, and this is creating excellent momentum for industrial real estate.

Eastern seaboard ports are preparing for the completion of the Panama Canal’s expansion, set for 2015. This will be a game changer for many industrial markets as it… Read More