Statistics about the U.S. self-storage industry compiled by The SpareFoot Storage Beat. Statistics on this page are constantly updated.
New England is an area spanning several U.S states in the top right pocket of North America. The Atlantic Ocean lies to the East, Canada borders the North, while the State of New York closes around the West. It’s this unique geography that plays a role in the immense diversity found in New England.
Here you’ll find an abundance of natural landscapes and wilderness. The six states that form New England are Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Have you ever wondered if residential property investment is actually worth it? I mean, are you getting a decent return on your investment of time and money?
With all the hassles of tenants, rising repair costs, taxes, insurance, financing…what kind of returns are you actually generating?
Commercial Real Estate is a totally different kind of investment.
Because Commercial Real Estate is focused solely on larger properties and businesses, the returns on your investments are much higher and they can be calculated with a much greater degree of accuracy.
Industrialist Andrew Carnegie once said “problems are only opportunities in work clothes”. And J. Paul Getty, the nation’s richest person during the 1950's and 1960's, held the belief that depressions were a great time to make acquisitions and to refine business operations – he, in fact, was only happy when times were bad. Throughout American history, most fortunes were built upon the bedrock of times of economic collapse, when values were lower, distractions few, and the fundamentals of business were easier to enact.
Good economic times make buying mobile home parks harder
Perhaps the most difficult time in American history to buy mobile home parks was the period from around 2002 to 2006.
Longtime Butler County mobile home park cleared to take advantage of coming Spooky Nook.
Check out our new commercial real estate development project in the works for Airway mobile home park located in Hamilton, OH.
The U.S. economy is humming along nicely. But how long can the good times continue? Widespread growth spells even tighter labor markets, and that could start to crimp regional growth rates.
Job openings have reached or are near record levels in all regions, and hiring is starting to slow because of the lack of qualified candidates. Certain metro areas have unemployment rates below 3%, including Denver; Madison, Wisconsin; Nashville, Tennessee; and the SF Bay area. Look for hiring slowdowns to continue as more positions become unfillable.
Every year, The Kiplinger Letter forecasts economic growth in all 50 states. Check out the 10 states with the fastest projected rates of job growth this year.
In the throes of the Great Recession and the subsequent recovery, large metropolises like NYC and SF saw an influx of new residents. Mega-cities with strong economies were the first to rebound from the downturn, making them attractive to those seeking well-paying jobs and vibrant surroundings.
Since 2016, however, a new migration trend has emerged: Residents in expensive, overheated primary markets have their eye on thriving secondary markets—and some are making the move to these small cities and satellite towns.
Over the next 5 years, PwC projects that the populations of New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles will grow at a rate of just 0.2%; while Phoenix, Charleston, and Boise will increase at significantly faster rate of 1.6%.
Experts might not agree on the “best” or the “right” recipe for rapid economic growth, but some cities know the key ingredients for long-term prosperity better than others. Patterns emerge within those cities, allowing to identify what factors contribute to a lasting cycle of growth.
The South currently seems to be an attractive place to move, as the U.S. Census Bureau reports 8 of the 15 cities with the largest population gains in 2017 were located in this region. Fort Myers, FL is at the top followed by Midland, TX and Pearland, TX
There are a lot of things that have to click to make a truly great college town. Whether it's feeling the palpable vibe of an alma mater, having tons to do, or the fact that your college town is a great place to stay after you've graduated, we've a quality list of the best college towns in the nation.
If you're looking for an up-and-coming city with a growing business scene, you won't find popular destinations like New York City or Los Angeles on any list. Rather, Texas and parts of the Mountain region are taking over and considered the "biggest boom-towns" in America.
That's according to MagnifyMoney, which looked at the 100 largest metropolitan areas around the US and their change from 2011-2016 to determine which cities have the biggest influx of people, most work opportunities, and biggest business growth based on US Census data.