coronavirus – REBusinessOnline Commercial Real Estate from Coast to Coast Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:56:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 coronavirus – REBusinessOnline 32 32 Additional 870,000 Americans File for First-Time Unemployment Assistance Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:56:14 +0000 Federal Reserve Plans to Keep Interest Rates Below 0.25 Percent Through 2023 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:50:39 +0000 First-Time Unemployment Claims Remain Steady as 860,000 Americans File for Assistance Thu, 17 Sep 2020 15:23:06 +0000 NMHC: 86.2 Percent of Apartment Households Paid September Rent, Down Slightly from August Thu, 17 Sep 2020 15:17:20 +0000 Commerce Department: Retail Spending Up Slightly in August, Fourth Straight Month of Growth Wed, 16 Sep 2020 15:20:13 +0000 NRF: Retail Imports Pick Up Ahead of Holiday Season Fri, 11 Sep 2020 13:02:07 +0000 First-Time Unemployment Claims Reach 884,000, Surpassing Economists’ Expectations Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:00:27 +0000 Marcus & Millichap: Multifamily Fundamentals Regress as Government Assistance Wanes Tue, 08 Sep 2020 11:30:37 +0000 Multifamily landlords have largely been able to collect rent through the coronavirus pandemic due to government assistance for those who are unemployed, a report from Marcus & Millichap has found. However, the federal funding of $600 per week for unemployed citizens expired at the end of July, leaving uncertainty surrounding rent collections moving into the […]]]> U.S. Economy Adds 1.4M Jobs in August, Unemployment Rate Returns to Single Digits Fri, 04 Sep 2020 15:08:49 +0000 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. economy added nearly 1.4 million jobs in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported Friday. The most recent figure was on par with economists’ expectations, with The Wall Street Journal reporting an expected gain of just over 1.3 million. The unemployment rate dropped from 10.2 percent to 8.4 […]]]> Michigan Gyms, Pools to Reopen Starting Sept. 9 Fri, 04 Sep 2020 13:47:56 +0000 Initial Unemployment Claims Dip to 881,000, Beating Expectations Thu, 03 Sep 2020 15:41:52 +0000 NMHC ‘Disappointed’ in Federal Order to Temporarily Halt Residential Evictions Thu, 03 Sep 2020 15:40:25 +0000 Lenders are Slow Out of the Gate as Central Florida Retail Market Begins Recovery, Says Webinar Panel Thu, 03 Sep 2020 12:30:32 +0000 Commercial real estate lenders have remained timid as retail businesses in the Central Florida market navigate how to operate successfully during the COVID-19 crisis. As of this writing, Orange County had the 23rd most cases by county in the United States with 36,400 positive coronavirus cases and 378 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU). […]]]> Slightly Over 1M Americans File for First-Time Unemployment Insurance Benefits Thu, 27 Aug 2020 15:26:39 +0000 FHFA Extends Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Pandemic-Related Policies Through End of September Thu, 27 Aug 2020 15:23:43 +0000 AHLA Calls on Congress to Pass New Legislation That Will Help Hotel Owners Pay Mortgages Thu, 20 Aug 2020 15:08:09 +0000 Chicago’s Navy Pier to Implement Temporary Closure Starting Sept. 8 to Slow Financial Burden Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Thu, 20 Aug 2020 15:05:18 +0000 Navy-Pier-Chicago-ILCHICAGO — Navy Pier, a mixed-use destination on Chicago’s lakefront, will start a temporary pier-wide closure on Tuesday, Sept. 8, in an effort to limit the financial burden and impact of the continued coronavirus pandemic on the organization. The closure will stop all operations, including those of Navy Pier’s more than 70 small businesses. Access […]]]> First-Time Unemployment Claims Tick Back Above 1M Thu, 20 Aug 2020 15:05:15 +0000 Student Housing Construction on Pace Despite Challenges Related to COVID-19 Wed, 19 Aug 2020 20:23:26 +0000 Tower-5040-HoustonConstruction has been one of the lucky few segments of the economy that has continued humming along during the pandemic. Student housing projects are still going on as planned, as construction has mostly fallen into the “essential” category of business during the shutdown. While builders report there have been few supply-chain issues, there were some […]]]> Lowe’s Home Improvement Reports 30 Percent Increase in Same Store Sales During Second Quarter Wed, 19 Aug 2020 15:53:11 +0000