Job openings in September jumped by more than a half-million from August, showing there are 1.9 job openings for every available worker, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday in the first of four major jobs reports this week.
Construction spending in June fell by more than 1 percent from May, the Census Bureau reported Monday. In a separate report, Institute for Supply Management, Tempe, Ariz., said its Manufacturing Index fell by 0.2 percent to a nearly two-year low.
One of the most striking aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on commercial and multifamily real estate has been the disparity in the ways different property types have been affected. MBA’s monthly CREF Loan Performance Survey continues to show the immediate and dramatic rise in delinquency rates among lodging and retail properties.