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United States Real Estate Report Q1 2015

United States Real Estate Report Q1 2015

As the US economy continues its strong recovery, the commercial real estate market is profiting from animproving business environment, inflation rates and consumer confidence. Following robust growth in2014, we expect 2015 to continue in similar lines, with new properties entering the market stabilising costsand vacancy rates in all sub-sectors and cities.

With a focus on the cities of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and Philadelphia, this report coversthe rental market performance in terms of rates and yields and examines how best to maximise returns in thecommercial real estate market, while minimising investment risk and exploring the impact of the economyon a market that can dictate regional performance. In this respect, we generally expect the stable growthseen in 2014 to continue in 2015 with moderate-to-strong growth in all sectors. Reasons for this positiveoutlook are solid growth indicators of the wider US economy, rising employment rates, as well as growingconsumer confidence and spending levels; the estimated 2.3% GDP growth for 2014 is forecasted toaccelerate to 2.7% in 2015.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Political
Economic
Industry Forecast
Office
Table: Forecast Rents, 2015-2016 (USD/sq m/month)
Table: Forecast Net Yield, 2015-2018 (%)
Retail
Table: Forecast Rents, 2015-2016 (USD/sq m/month)
Table: Forecast Net Yield, 2015-2018 (%)
Industrial
Table: Forecast Rents, 2015-2016 (USD/sq m/month)
Table: Forecast Net Yields, 2015-2018 (%)
Construction And Infrastructure Forecast Scenario
Table: Construction And Infrastructure Industry Data (United States 2012-2017)
Table: Construction And Infrastructure Industry Data (United States 2018-2023)
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Analysis
Table: Economic Activity (United States 2009-2018)
Industry Risk/Reward Ratings
Developed States Risk/Reward Index
Table: Developed States Real Estate Risk/Reward Index
United States - Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Office
Table: Terms of Rental Contract/Leases, H214
Table: Net Yield, 2013-2014 (%)
Table: Historic Rents, 2012-2014 (USD/sq m/month)
Retail
Table: Historic Rents -- 2013-2014 (USD/sq m/month)
Table: Net Yield, 2013-2014 (%)
Table: Terms Of Rental Contract/Leases, H214
Industrial
Table: Net Yields, 2013-2014 (%)
Table: Historic Rents, 2013-2014 (USD/sq m/month)
Table: Terms of Rental Contract/Leases, H214
Competitive Landscape
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
Company Profile
Bechtel
Fluor Corporation
KBR
Turner Construction Company
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (United States 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (United States 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (United States 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (United States 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (United States 1990-2025)
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sources
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Real Estate Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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