Departments: Fundamentally Speaking

Michael Gapen
Q&A with Michael Gapen, Chief U.S. Economist, Barclays

" The question this year has been whether the weaknesses in certain sectors could roll the broader economy into recession."

Ken Simonson
Q&A with Kenneth Simonson, Chief Economist, Associated General Contractors of America

I expect the U.S. economy to keep growing at roughly trend rate for the next couple of years.

James Woodwell
Q&A with Jamie Woodwell, Mortgage Bankers Association

The recession hit all property sectors across the board, but we are seeing the different property types come out of the recession at different paces. Multifamily has recovered the fastest, as the decline in the home ownership rate has led directly to improving fundamentals in the rental markets. 

Fundamentally Speaking with Harris Trifon, Deutsche Bank

Harris Trifon joined Deutsche Bank in 2009 and is currently global head of the CRE debt and co-head of the ABS research teams.

Fundamentally Speaking with Bernard Markstein, Reed Construction Data

Bernard M. Markstein, U.S. chief economist for Reed Construction Data, provides economic analysis and forecasts of commercial construction activity.

Fundamentally Speaking with Frank E. Nothaft, Freddie Mac

Frank E. Nothaft was appointed Freddie Mac’s chief economist in December 2001.

Q&A with Steve Oliner, American Enterprise Institute and UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate

Q&A with Steve Oliner, American Enterprise Institute and UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate

Fundamentally Speaking with Jim Glassman, JPMorgan Chase

James E. Glassman is a managing director with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and is the head economist for the commercial bank.

Fundamentally Speaking with Dean Maki, Barclays Capital

Dean Maki is a managing director and chief U.S. economist at Barclays.

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