Sources

Top real estate executives from across the United States were interviewed by telephone on their perceptions of the health of the U.S. commercial real estate market. Two hundred interviews were completed between October 14 to November 10, 2016.

  • Question No. 5 was calculated by using the mean rank (score). Selections were ranked 1-7 and then 1 = 7 points, 2 = 6 points, 3 = 5 points, 4 = 4 points, 5 = 3 points, 6 = 2 points, 7 = 1 point.
  • Question No. 6 was calculated by using the raw numbers (score), as multiple responses were accepted.
  • Question No. 7a was calculated by using the raw numbers (score), as multiple responses were accepted.
  • Question No. 7b was calculated using the raw numbers (score), as multiple responses were accepted. Respondents must have chosen the industry sector in question 7a to respond to portion 7b for the sector.
  • Question No. 8 was calculated by using the raw numbers (score), as up to three responses were accepted.
  • Due to rounding, all percentages used in all questions may not add up to 100 percent.