Economists branded the figures, which were well below expectations, "absolutely dire" and "disturbing", and warned that they indicated the current housing market downturn
could be worse than previously thought.
Features Include Greater Control and Access to Income, Protection from Market Downturns
and Potential Interest Earnings Linked to the S&P 500 Index
Actually, city assessors had reduced these values themselves during the market downturn
to assessments ranging from a high of $74.
But a financial market downturn
could short-circuit demand.
The interiors business provides a hedge against a market downturn
because tenants must adjust their space to accommodate both expansion and downsizing.
Conversely, the well-defined hedging program also reduces the risk of significant earnings declines caused by an equity market downturn
After living through the Fairfield County market downturn
and recovery, we recognized parallels in a neighboring market.
The majority of REO hotel properties were securitized in 2001, just prior to the market downturn
later that year.
Although commercial property markets generally are improving, the impact of a future market downturn
on CMBS could be greater due to an increased exposure to the volatile hotel sector' stated Fitch Senior Director Patty Bach.
While some of its office peers have struggled with coverage deterioration during the most recent office market downturn
, BXP was able to modestly improve its coverage ratios within a range that is solid for the rating category.
Although some system suppliers succumbed to the vicious market downturn
in 2002-4, others survived by reworking their business models, and still others now see an entrepreneurial opportunity to come to market with a new paradigm.
A market downturn
waits and will result in decreasing attraction to new SPs.