Obtain Your CCIM Designation to Set Yourself Apart from the Crowd

A CCIM designation sets you apart from other commercial real estate professionals, establishes you as an expert in the field of commercial investment real estate and helps you achieve success in your chosen field. If you have been thinking of earning your Certified Commercial Investment Member designation but wanted to dig a little deeper before …

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Understanding the Full Service Lease in Commercial Real Estate

The full service lease is a commonly used lease structure in the commercial real estate industry. Unfortunately the term “full service lease” can mean different things depending on who you talk to or what part of the world you are in. In this article we’ll take a deep dive into the full service lease and …

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Difference Between Cap Rate and Discount Rate

What is the difference between a cap rate and a discount rate? Because these concepts are often confused, this article will discuss the difference between a capitalization rate and a discount rate in commercial real estate, and leave you with a clear understanding of the two concepts. As you follow along, you might also find …

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August 2012 Employment Growth Rates by State

Here’s a table from our database showing total non-farm employment growth for all 50 states in the US, as well as the District of Columbia. Growth rates are in descending order by year-over-year growth, and the table also includes growth rates for the past month, as well as 3 and 5 year periods. For comparison …

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U.S. Employment Growth Trends by State

We’ve created an interesting infographic (click to enlarge) from our database showing employment growth trends for all U.S. states.  If you’d like to dig into this data in more detail with interactive charts and graphs, request an invite.