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We collect, compile and interpret data on local and national real estate market conditions. We publish our conclusions as reports and opinion pieces on trends and their potential impact on capital markets, hotel, industrial, multifamily, office, retail and other property sectors. Our experts share their unique perspectives online, in print and at industry and client events, and partner with CBRE professionals to help clients apply our knowledge in making the most informed strategic real estate and other business decisions.

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Major Reports

U.S. Cap Rate Survey H1 2019 Advance Review

July 12, 2019
July 12, 2019

Scoring Tech Talent in North America 2019

July 5, 2019
July 5, 2019

U.S. Net-Lease Investment Report Q1 2019

June 28, 2019
June 28, 2019

United States Student Housing 2019

June 24, 2019
June 24, 2019

U.S. Seniors Housing & Care Investor Survey June 2019

June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019

U.S. MarketFlash Reports

Trade Watch: Trade War Temporarily Boosts Demand; Negative Effects on the Horizon

August 22, 2019
August 22, 2019

U.S. MarketFlash | Yield-Curve Inversion Raises Alarms; Real Estate Remains Safe Bet

August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019

U.S. MarketFlash | Economic Watch: Trade Fears Overshadow Solid July Job Growth

August 2, 2019
August 2, 2019

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Spencer Levy
Chairman, Americas Research & Senior Economic Advisor
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Global Chief Economist & Head of Americas Research
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Melina Cordero
Managing Director, Retail, Capital Markets
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Andrea Cross
Director, Capital Markets Research
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Head of Industrial & Logistics Research, Americas & Global
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Jeanette Rice
Head of Multifamily Research, Americas
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Julie Whelan
Head of Occupier Research, Americas
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