The REALTORS® Commercial Real Estate Market Survey measures quarterly activity in the commercial real estate markets. The survey collects data from commercial REALTORS®. The survey is designed to provide an overview of market performance, sales and rental transactions, along with current economic challenges and future expectations.
Economic growth slowed during Q4 2016, but with the economy growing, demand for commercial real estate will likely remain on a solid footing.
Commercial real estate investments in small cap markets continued to rise, and investment sales volume increased 8.4 percent compared to Q2 2015.
In Q2 2016, commercial real estate investments in small cap markets rose, and investment sales increased 8.4 percent compared with Q2 2015.
In Q1 2016, commercial real estate sales volume rose 8.5 percent compared with Q1 2015. Low inventory made prices rise, and rents grew steadily.
Q4 2015 sales volume of commercial properties rose 7.4 percent compared to one year ago, while sales prices increased 4.1 percent year-over-year.
Q3 2015 sales volume of commercial properties rose 7.2 percent percent compared to one year ago, while sales prices increased 3.8 percent year-over-year.
Q2 2015 sales of commercial properties rose nine percent on a year-over-year basis, with the average estimated transaction hitting the $2 million mark.
Q1 2015 sales of commercial properties rose 10.6 percent on a year-over-year basis, up from the 9.5 percent increase seen in Q4 2014.
Economic growth continued on a positive path during the fourth quarter 2014, however its pace moderated.