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They say that these are not the best of times but they’re the only times I’ve ever known. . . its either sadness or euphoria                                                     

-Billie Joel 

I don’t have a crystal ball , so I can’t  tell you if we’re going to see  hyper inflation , continued aggressive Fed interest rate increases,   massive depression & stock market collapse,  WWIII  or a“ soft landing “, and continued economic growth and expansion. 

What I can say is we have so many sources from which we can choose to gather information to create strategies and tactics for moving forward into 2023 and beyond.  Here are some data and perspectives from the past month. 

Macro Economic US Labor market jobless claims  three month low ( Rueters

Employment Update (Marcus and Millichap)

Imports (Investing.com

Exports (investing.com

Inflation | Interest Rates Inflation (inflation calculator.com

Navigate Risks (Pimco

Long Term (Kiplinger

Biggest increases over ? ( Bankrate.com

Residential Real Estate Residential Real Estate (National Association of Realtors)- Quick read / sales declines early in year / stable markets  

Housing market (Redfin published Dec 6) -Sales slump prices and rents to move lower

Commercial Real Estate 2023 Overview  (CoStar.com)- Rates| Recession? | Slowing Investment

2023 Commercial Real Estate Outlook (J.P. Morgan) -Straightforward Report, and breakdown by property type .

2023 Commercial Real Estate Outlook  (CBRE) – Detailed property segment break down ; possible recession but not particularly deep 

Global Investor Outlook (Colliers) – Expect some pricing resets.

2023 Outlook  (AvisonYoung.us) – Optimism

Forecasters I find insightful  Strategies that wont pay in 2023 (ITREconomics.com) – The general economy will still rise 

Prosperous times…. For some ! (ITREconomics.com) – slowed growth 

Eyes on the Fed (ITREconomics.com)- 

How population growth matters (Bill Connerly – Forbes.com) – what impacts Clark County if we continue growth ? 

Businomics Newsletter (connerlyconsulting .com

Monthly update on economic trends- simple graphs

Here in Clark County it is my experience that we have every reason expect that growth will continue  we continue to experience compounding effects from the forty year efforts of the CREDC  to market our community to the region, the US and the world . This article in the Columbian gives a good accounting of how we started from scratch, and how the effort continues today .


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