Economic-Downturn

Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for Economic-Downturn articles.


Top 10 Most And Least Expensive Markets to Operate a Building

Amid the economic downturn in real estate markets, few markets demonstrated significant increases in rental income, suggesting that rental rates remain relatively stable. Among the most expensive cities, only New York and San Francisco showed increases in rental income.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Still Crying All The Way To The Bank?

This Friday Funny actually ends the week on a bittersweet note, particularly for those who consider themselves fans of the late great Liberace. After 31 years of operation, the Liberace Museum in Las Vegas will close its doors this Sunday, October 17, 2010.

Small Businesses Getting Down and Dirty

Despite recognizing "cleanliness and appearance" as having the greatest impact on customer first impressions, a significant number of small business owners have curtailed their cleaning processes.

New Commercial Property Index Reveals Negative Capital Growth

According to the IPD U.S. Annual Property Index, capital growth was -12.2% in 2008. For the 12 months to the end of December 2008, all property income return in the U.S. was 5.4%, contributing to an overall total return of -7.4%.

Strategy During Economic Downturn? Back To Basics

The 2009 Ernst & Young real estate business risk report, produced in conjunction with Oxford Analytica, itemizes the 10 top business risks faced by the industry as ranked by leading sector analysts.

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