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NEWS


Market Commentary

February 19, 2018

The Markets

As New York Fashion Week ended, inflation strutted its stuff. 

Ever since the Federal Reserve began raising the Fed funds rate in 2015, analysts have been anticipating higher inflation. The fact that price increases remained relatively small was a perplexing mystery. Then, last week, inflation increased faster than expected.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the Consumer Price Index (CPI), one measure of inflation, rose 0.5 percent in January. As you might expect, the cost of some items rose faster than others. For example, energy costs rose by 3.0 percent, while the cost of food was up 0.2 percent. In total, during the last 12 months, the all-items index rose 2.1 percent. When food and energy are excluded, the increase was 1.8 percent.

Barron’s reported, “Leaving aside the month-to-month squiggles, the real story is that inflation is closing in on the Fed’s 2 percent target…And even if January’s rise in the CPI was overstated, a real cyclical uptrend is under way…Deflation in the prices of consumer goods we like to buy is ending; the rate of increase in the cost of things we have to buy either is rising, as for food and energy, or remains high, as for services or rent.”

Higher prices are one side of the inflation coin; the other side is higher interest rates. Inflation is one of the data points the Federal Reserve considers when determining how well the economy is performing. Rising inflation signals a robust economy. That may encourage the Fed to raise rates more aggressively during 2018 to prevent the economy from overheating. The possibility of more concerted Fed tightening helped bump U.S. treasury rates higher last week.

Higher interest rates could become a boon for income-oriented investors. For years, persistently low rates have caused some investors to accept higher risk than they might have otherwise. As interest rates move higher, there may be opportunities to reduce portfolio risk and still generate attractive levels of income.

Despite inflation-inspired volatility mid-week, stock markets around the world moved higher. In the United States, major indices once again moved into positive territory for 2018.


News Posted Wed, Feb 21st, 2018 By LPL Financial, Michael Maglio

Revenue, Retention, Reputation: Why the Traditional Landlord Approach is Changing

Office space

Historically the primary focus of the vast majority of office landlords was to secure enough tenants to fill their buildings as quickly as possible. Their modus operandi was simple: persuade an occupier to sign as long a lease as possible, with a minimum rent-free period and on a maximum pounds per square foot rent, in the quickest way possible. Once the tenant signed on the dotted line the landlord could essentially not worry about that tenant/building until a lease event loomed large on the horizon.


Even a couple of years ago this might have been an acceptable way of operating, but today it’s not enough. Having a good quality, well located building might get potential occupiers around your space for that all important first viewing, but getting them to commit to a lease is much more complicated. 


News Posted Fri, Feb 2nd, 2018 By CHARLIE WADE

JERSEY SPIRITS DISTILLING CO.

Jersey Spirits Fairfield NJ

JERSEY SPIRITS DISTILLING CO.
1275 Bloomfield Ave., Building 7, Unit 40B, Fairfield
973.227.5333
jerseyspirits.com


News Posted Tue, Jan 30th, 2018 By BY JENN HALL

10TIPS FOR REDEVELOPMENT SUCCESS

Office Building

1
BE POSITIVE
...in your approach and language so you
and your team are viewed as winners.


2
BE ATTENTIVE
...and spend more time listening than talking.

3
DON’T ASSUME
...anything. Do your homework, on the street
and in the community.


4
EXPECT ANY AND ALL
COMPLICATIONS.
Murphy, as in Murphy’s Law
is an implied partner in all development deals.


5
ASK YOURSELF:
“WHAT DON’T I SEE?”
...for that’s what will cost you money.

6
RESPECT
...the emotions and psychology of community
opposition without getting emotional yourself.


7
BE GENEROUS
...and leave something on the table for
the residents.


8
BE HUMBLE.
Even if (especially if!) you are a master of the
universe, community residents will eat you and
your project up on general principle.


9
KNOW YOUR OUTCOME
...and exactly what you want to accomplish.


10
BE MINDFUL
...that you are working in someone’s city and
community and show as much respect for their
home as you’d want them to show in yours


News Posted Mon, Jan 29th, 2018 By Grid Real Estate

Frank Sinatra’s former row house woos a buyer in Hoboken, N.J.

A former Hoboken, N.J., row house where music icon Frank Sinatra lived as a teenager has sold after three months on the market for $1.68 million.

Ol’ Blue Eyes’ old home sports a brownstone exterior. Inside, roughly 1,900 square feet of living spaces are accented by hardwood floors and ornate plaster ceilings.

Highlights of the parlor floor triplex include a large eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a powder room, a formal dining area and a second-story deck. A flight of stairs leads down to a private patio and landscaped garden.


News Posted Mon, Jan 29th, 2018 By Jack Flemming

Crossroads Bourbon Whiskey

Crossroads Bourbon Whiskey


Jersey Spirits Distilling Company
Like This Page · January 3 · Edited ·

Starting to bottle our double barrel Crossroads Bourbon Whiskey collaboration with Alementary Brewing Co today. One of a kind run second barreled in a barrel we gave Alementary to age their Figgy Pudding beer. Stay tuned as this was a 10 gallon barrel and it will be a limited release later this month.


News Posted Mon, Jan 8th, 2018 By Jersey Spirits Distilling Company
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