Category Archives: Jones on Real Estate

Commercial Capitalization Rates and 10-Year Treasuries

Had the opportunity to participate in a panel on industrial real estate this month at a national commercial conference. I was taken aback by a broker and fellow panel member that truly believed that rising interest rates would not result in a corresponding increase in capitalization rates. The panelist’s denial of a likely increase in …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Metropolitan Statistical Areas (and Division) Job Growth 12 Month Ending October 2016

Jobs are everything. Period. Once again I invoke the TINSTAANREM clause — There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market. Each real estate market is different. Ditto local economies. The latest job growth estimates for Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and Divisions are now available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics through …Read more