RIGHT SECTOR AT THE RIGHT TIME

Several factors will benefit hotel investors through 2010, including a slow increase in supply, rapidly increasing average daily room rates, low interest rates and unflagging investor interest. In spite of projected slower growth, prices will still reap healthy rewards.

BUYERS VENTURE AWAY FROM HOME

Today, 80% of office buyers are crossing state lines for acquisitions in search of higher yields. While the West still sports the greatest percentage of local buyers, private California buyers have quadrupled their out-of-state purchases since first-quarter 2003.

BRIGHT OUTLOOK FOR INLAND EMPIRE OFFICE

With net absorption and completions almost neck-in-neck, the Inland Empire office market forecast is undoubtedly healthy. In 2006 and 2007, net absorption is expected to average about 592,000 sq. ft. per year while annual supply is forecast to net only 408,000 sq. ft.

INDUSTRIAL BALANCING ACT

Recovery in the industrial sector, which began in 2004, has hit full stride, according to Torto Wheaton Research. Economists at the firm, note that in 2006 that net absorption growth will likely slow compared to 2005. At the same time new construction is picking up. Over the next five years, however, economists anticipate that supply and demand will come into balance.