German Economic Growth Q2

FRANKFURT—Germany has maintained a solid economic performance, despite a mild slowdown in Q2. According to the Federal Statistical Office, GDP grew 0.6% in the three months through June, totaling 2.5% year-to-date. Economic forecasts predict growth to continue at 2.8% annually. In comparison to the U.S., Germany’s economy fell short 0.1%, which expanded at an annualized pace of 2.6% in the same period. However, Germany outpaced the Eurozone aggregate, which stands at 2.3%. As a result, analysts raised their growth forecast for the German economy to 2% from an earlier estimate of 1.6%. “The German economy is showing signs of health and prosperity, spurring foreign capital investment as well a

The Global Economy

The world’s major economies are growing harmoniously, a result of persistent low-interest-rate stimulus from central banks around the world and the rise out of debt for nations faced with political and economic uncertainty, such as Greece and Brazil. The OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development tracks the progress of its 45-member states. These nations are on track to grow this year, and 33 of them are projected to accelerate significantly from the previous year, according to the OECD. “For the first time in years we are seeing signs of continuous, synchronized economic expansion on the international front” said Keith Knutsson of Integrale Advisors. U.S. U.S. exports rose

Emerging Markets: An Attractive Investment With No Timeline to Slow Down

The growth gap between emerging markets and developed markets follows a trend. Throughout the 2000’s, emerging markets began to outperform developed markets. But from 2009 to 2015 the performance gap between emerging and developed markets narrowed. However, the gap has widened since the financial crisis and emerging markets continue to outperform developed markets. Several indicators point to attractive investment in emerging markets. Primarily, emerging markets perform best during periods of strong economic growth and when the gap between emerging market and developed market growth widens. Furthermore, The Global Investment Committee’s seven-year strategic forecast predicts a 7.5% annualize

Keith Knutsson of Integrale Advisors announces that William K. Pingleton has joined the Firm’s Board

Integrale Advisors, a Real Estate Investment and Advisory Firm has announced today that William “Bill” Pingleton has joined the Firm’s Board. “Mr.Pingleton brings in-depth knowledge and experience in the international financial industry and a solid track record of market building accomplishments. We are delighted to have him join the Board and value his guidance,” stated Keith Knutsson, Managing Director of Integrale Advisors. Mr. Pingleton is a 30-year finance industry executive who consults on market development focusing on strategies for market entry and market building. Previously, Mr Pingleton was Managing Director of the Americas International Sales and President and CEO of Templeton F

Prosperous European Real Estate Market Leads to Growth for Alternative Assets

Low interest rates imposed by the European Central Bank have made the European real estate market surge in foreign investments in recent years. The artificially low rates deem stocks risky and bonds expensive, nudging people to real estate investments instead. Additionally, momentum on real estate prices has occurred amidst quelled concerns regarding a rise in European populism, pricing in political stability and success of the Eurozone’s economic recovery. CBRE Group analyzed investor’s preference for the European market and attributed it to widespread attractive Sharpe ratios, liquidity, transparency, and strong economic fundamentals growing rental value in the area. Read More This article

NYC Landlords Provide Incentives to Attract Tenants

New York City office landlords are increasing their use of “goodies” such as free rent periods and remodeling money to incentivize tenants to rent space, according to market reports. These benefits are commonly known as concessions, hitting a record $173/sq. ft. in the first quarter in Midtown, up 3.3% from the previous year. This comes as a result of increased competition from new office space, specifically in West Side Manhattan. Read More..

Driving Into the Future

There is a cultural revolution emerging on the horizon and its approaching much faster than anyone has been anticipating. Driverless cars will dramatically reshape the commercial real estate landscape in the coming years. There are billions of dollars by large corporations and venture capitalists that are being poured into the technology. Companies like Uber, Google, and Apple have been partnering with automakers to accelerate the process. Early in 2016 in order “to accelerate the development and adoption of safe vehicle automation through real-world pilot projects” the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a 10-year, $3.9 billion investment. Read more

The Benchmark Developments on the East Coast

All around the United States, particularly in big cities, there is rampant construction as capital flows into large urban areas. Q1 and Q2 2017 have revealed construction of 40 million square feet of office development. At this pace, new office space will, for this fiscal year, will be more than this past year’s construction of 76 million square feet and already more new space than all of 2015. Keith Knutsson of Integrale Advisors claims, “current market indicators point to commercial real estate remaining on a strong path for investors in 2017.” On the East coast, Washington D.C., New York City and Boston all have significant high-rise developments in large downtown markets. Read More...

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