We can spend all day long talking about cap rates, interest rates, and investment sales, but at the end of the day the trends begin with the renters and everything else follows suit. So what are our renters up to?
American importers pay a significant portion of the increase and US consumers pay the remainder due to the increase on goods manufactured in China. However, China’s economy is slowing, with consumers holding back and infrastructure spending slowing sharply. This slowdown is expected to worsen as America’s tariffs ramp up. On the other hand, the United States has continued to experience vigorous economic growth, including the lowest unemployment rate since 2000.